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The story behind Red Bull's new £5 million hypercar

MILTON KEYNES, U.K. -- When the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a lockdown across the U.K. during the Christmas of 2020, Red Bull's legendary Formula One designer, Adrian Newey, found himself with a lot of time on his hands. Usually he'd spend the period between Christmas and New Year skiing or taking a holiday in South Africa with his wife, but with no plans in place, he let his imagination run wild on his drawing board. What he came up with was the early sketches for a mind-blowing £5 million (plus tax) hypercar known as the RB17. Hardcore F1 fans will recognise the significance of the name, which plugs the gap between last year's championship-winning RB16B F1 car and this year's RB18....
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