Ex-F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone ensured Red Bull’s Adrian Newey got the best medical treatment straight away after his bike crash.

Newey plays a key role at Red Bull as their chief technical officer, having contributed to their run of four Drivers’ and Constructors’ title doubles in succession from 2010-13.

Now Red Bull are contending for championship honours again as Max Verstappen leads the way heading into the United States Grand Prix, six points clear of his Mercedes-based title rival Lewis Hamilton.

But it was revealed recently Newey has missed a chunk of the 2021 campaign following a nasty bike crash in Croatia.

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