Famous British sailor Sir Ben Ainslie has admitted Adrian Newey could play a key role in his America's Cup yachting project.
Newey, the highest paid and most highly regarded engineer in formula one, is already making headlines after it emerged he is stepping back at Red Bull in order to get involved in other technology projects.
Increasingly frustrated with F1's ever-tightening regulations, he has admitted his interest in top yacht design in the past, and has often been linked with Ainslie.
On Tuesday, Ainslie's $130 million British challenge for the 2017 America's Cup was launched.
He was quoted by the Guardian: "I've had a couple of really good chats with Adrian. He's keen on racing...
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