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Ainslie wants F1 designer for sailing bid

id="story_continues_1" itemprop="description"> Sir Ben Ainslie wants to get Red Bull Formula 1 design chief Adrian Newey involved in his attempt to win the America's Cup with a British team. Ainslie spoke to Newey, the leading F1 designer for the last 20 years, at November's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. 'Adrian is a big sailing fan,' Briton Ainslie told BBC Radio 5 live. 'There's the potential for him perhaps to get involved, cast his eye over our design team and what we're looking at doing.' Adrian Newey has designed the Red Bulls which won the last four Formula 1 world titles He added: 'We had a great catch-up but Adrian is committed to F1 for the foreseeable future.'...
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