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Old 06-01-2001, 01:39   #1 (permalink)
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McLaren Designer signs with Jaguar.

Jaguar announced today (friday) that McLaren car designer Adrian Newey will join them in August 2002.
Adrian Newey has designed the 1996, 97, 98, 99 championship winning cars for Williams and McLaren.
I suppose Mercedes engines were'nt enough for him and wanted Ford Power :D
Hopefully Adrian Newey can design cars that will win championships for Jaguar and especially for Ford. :D
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Old 06-01-2001, 02:03   #2 (permalink)
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Has this been made official? Last I heard (this morning) he had not been signed yet.

If this is true, Jag will benefit greatly from Neweys Input, now all they need is a reliable (and powerful) engine. :p

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Just found an atricle that confirms this...

http://www.dailyf1.com/en/news/2001/june/01c.shtml
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That is great news. Be great to see Jag back at the top in F1
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Be great to see Jag back at the top in F1
Be great to see Jag at the top in anything. Maybe Bobby Rahal is starting to make some headway afterall..

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Be great to see Jag at the top in anything. Maybe Bobby Rahal is starting to make some headway afterall..


Glory Hunter... :rolleyes: :rolleyes: :p:thumbup:
Na Na Na Bullsheit to that alright. :flame:
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On Formula1.com it now says that McLaren are denying that Newey will be leaving them and said that he would stay with the team after his contract finishes in August next year.

I don't understand this. Why would Jaguar announce Newey joining the team and then later have McLaren deny that he has signed?
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Old 06-01-2001, 07:34   #8 (permalink)
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On Formula1.com it now says that McLaren are denying that Newey will be leaving them and said that he would stay with the team after his contract finishes in August next year.

I don't understand this. Why would Jaguar announce Newey joining the team and then later have McLaren deny that he has signed?
It's all to do with the polotics of the F1 grid :rolleyes:
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So does anyone know if it's for real or not??.. :confused:
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Sorry to say this but Newey is staying with Mclaren. It was a mix up with Jaguar management.
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