Red Bull's Newey puts in some hot laps

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Legendary Formula 1 designer Adrian Newey has been at the core of the success of dozens of racing machines, but the 57-year-old designer is also a pretty good driver in his own right.

A regular participant in classic racing events such as the Goodwood Revival meeting, where he often showcases his talent behind the wheel of a variety of machines, Newey just picked up the gauntlet thrown down by former Red Bull driver David Coulthard.

The Red Bull Simulator Challenge will see a series of famous faces battle it out for the quickest lap time on the Factory simulator, with a base lap established by Coulthard..

First up, it's Adrian Newey. Can he take it to the track as well as he takes it to the drawing board? Check it out here: