Race, Historic
AUG 21st 2019

Adam Wilkins

The Leyton House CG901 Formula 1 car catapulted Adrian Newey’s career

If you have even a passing interest in Formula 1 you’ll know of Adrian Newey, the superstar aerodynamicist who has contributed to the successes of Williams, McLaren and Red Bull. His influence in bringing those constructors’ cars to the forefront of the Formula 1 grid cannot be underestimated. But there’s another F1 team that holds a very special place in his heart: Leyton House, where he cut his teeth and made his name. And the three-year restoration of his own Leyton House CG901 was complete just in time for the Festival of Speed presented by Mastercard.

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