McLaren confirms signing Red Bull aero guru Prodromou 12 October, 2013 Peter Prodromou McLaren have confirmed reports that Red Bull‘s aerodynamics guru is heading to Woking. Earlier, we reported rumours that Peter Prodromou, described by Auto Motor und Sport as Adrian Newey’s “right hand man”, had been poached from the World Champions. “He’s signed a contract with us,” team boss Martin Whitmarsh told Reuters at Suzuka. It is believed that Prodromou’s existing Red Bull contract runs until 2015. Whitmarsh’s Red Bull counterpart Christian Horner also confirmed the news about Prodromou on Saturday. “We’ve enjoyed a long relationship with Peter and he’s a valuable member of the team and there’s quite a duration left on his contract,” he said. “We won’t force him to stay, if it’s his choice to leave then he’ll leave at the end of his contract. But we are quite some way off that,” Horner added. (GMM) Subbed by AJN. Tweet Related NewsRed Bull rivals targeting Vettel claims MarkoMcLaren and Red Bull settle legal row over FallowsMcLaren should focus on track not court says HornerDennis hits back at Horner’s stance on FallowsMcLaren taking Red Bull staff dispute to high courtTech Talk: Bahrain front wings and the never ending quest for more downforceMcLaren disputes appointment of new Red Bull aero chiefDennis: Vettel does not have licence to be disrespectful just because his dominance is being shakenMcLaren have no sympathy for Red Bull amid Flowgate controversyTech Talk: Wings of change in Melbourne Red Bull Cheats You won’t force him to stay, but he can only leave at the end of his contract, when you couldn’t force him to stay anyway! How do you normally force people to stay past the end of their contract?