Mark Webber

  • 'Close confidante' Brabham was inspiration: Mark Webber May 20, 2014

    Mark Webber has paid tribute to the mentoring role Jack Brabham played in his own career, saying the three-times Formula One champion had taken the "hardest road" and made it easier for other Australians to follow. Brabham, who won the title in 1959, 1960 and 1966 and is the only man...
  • Massa stands by decision to ignore team orders at Malaysian GP March 30, 2014

    Sepang: Williams driver Felipe Massa stood by his decision to ignore team orders to let teammate Valtteri Bottas pass him in the closing stages of Sunday's Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, saying the team should recognise that he has his own interests to pursue in the drivers' championship. Massa was repeatedly...
  • Daniel Ricciardo seizes Mark Webber's mantle with both hands March 15, 2014

    Daniel Ricciardo's promotion to the Red Bull hot seat promised a more pliable partner for Sebastian Vettel, but the 24-year-old's impressive qualifying at his home Grand Prix suggests the world champion has another gritty Australian to deal with. Tensions with his former team-mate Mark Webber were a hallmark of Vettel's four...
  • Mark Webber celebrates 'special' final race in Formula One November 25, 2013

    Sao Paulo: Mark Webber couldn't quite muster a victory in his final Formula One race. Finishing second at the Brazilian Grand Prix wasn't a bad way to bow out either, though. "It's been a real pleasure for me to finish today's race like this," Webber said. "I'm happy with the finish...
  • Sebastian Vettel wins season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix 2013 November 25, 2013

    Sao Paulo: Sebastian Vettel won Formula One's season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday, matching Michael Schumacher's record of 13 victories in a year and equaling the nine consecutive wins of Alberto Ascari. Vettel's Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber was second in his final F1 race. Fernando Alonso of Ferrari was third. Vettel,...
  • Webber fastest in final practice for Brazilian GP November 23, 2013

    Sao Paulo: Mark Webber of Red Bull was fastest on a wet track in the final practice before qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix on Saturday. Webber, who is leaving Formula One after Sunday's race, had a lap of 1 minute, 27.891 seconds at Interlagos, ahead of Lotus drivers Roman Grosjean...
  • Rosberg fastest in second practice for Brazilian GP November 22, 2013

    Sao Paulo: Mercedes' Nico Rosberg was fastest in the second practice for Formula One's season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix on Friday, edging Sebastian Vettel and his Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber on a wet Interlagos track. Vettel, who has already clinched his fourth straight F1 title, enters the finale with a chance...
  • Mark Webber 'relaxed' ahead of final F1 race November 22, 2013

    Sao Paulo: Mark Webber is at the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix already looking forward to new challenges after Formula One. Webber said on Thursday he's "relaxed" heading into Sunday's race at Interlagos, and was not having second thoughts about his decision to drive away from racing's top series. The Australian admitted...
  • Sebastian Vettel says he has learned a lot from Mark Webber November 22, 2013

    SAO PAULO: Quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel says Mark Webber's retirement after Sunday's season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix will be a loss for both him and Red Bull despite their frequently frosty relationship. The 37-year-old Australian is bowing out of Formula One after 12 years and 215 races, in which he...
  • Vettel and Webber ready for one last battle November 21, 2013

    Sebastian Vettel wants to end the Formula One season with a record win, while Red Bull team mate Mark Webber would love to call time on his 12-year grand prix career with a farewell victory in Brazil. There can be only one winner of Sunday's season-ending race at the ramshackle amphitheatre...
  • Sebastian Vettel wins United States GP for eighth straight victory November 18, 2013

    Texas: Sebastian Vettel climbed out of his Red Bull car, pumped his right first then held up eight fingers, one for each of his consecutive victories. Formula One's German dominator just keeps on winning. The four-time world champion won the US Grand Prix in easy fashion Sunday, setting an F1 season...
  • Sebastian Vettel grabs pole position for US Grand Prix 2013 November 17, 2013

    Texas: World champion Sebastian Vettel once again got the better of Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber, qualifying for pole position at the US Grand Prix on Saturday. Webber appeared set to earn his third pole in the last four races until Vettel's last run at the Circuit of the Americas. Romain Grosjean...
  • Vettel fastest in final practice of US GP November 16, 2013

    Austin: Sebastian Vettel again posted the fastest lap in the final practice at the US Grand Prix, pushing past team-mate and rival Mark Webber in the final minute of the hour-long session. Vettel lapped the Circuit of the Americas in 1 minute, 36.733 seconds Saturday, a margin of 0.203 seconds...
  • Vettel sets pace in 2nd practice at US Grand Prix November 16, 2013

    Austin, Texas: Red Bull went 1-2 in the Friday afternoon practice at the US Grand Prix with series champion Sebastian Vettel posting the fastest time ahead of team-mate Mark Webber. Vettel's time of 1 minute, 37.305 seconds was the quickest of the two practice sessions. Webber, who has two races left...
  • Webber in no mood to slow down after Formula One November 8, 2013

    Mark Webber has no intention of coasting when he calls time on his 12-year career in Formula One at the end of the season and is determined to put Porsche back on top of the podium at Le Mans sooner rather than later. The 37-year-old Australian revealed in June he had...
  • Vettel has more records in sight after latest win November 4, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: World champion Sebastian Vettel is not finished with Formula One's record books just yet. His dominant win in Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was his seventh in a row - matching Michael Schumacher's feat in 2004 - and 11th of the season that leaves him 130 points clear of...
  • Sebastian Vettel wins Abu Dhabi Grand Prix for 7th straight victory November 3, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: World champion Sebastian Vettel won the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in dominant fashion Sunday to clinch a seventh straight victory and 11th of the season. Although the German had already clinched his fourth consecutive world title at the Indian GP last weekend, he pledged there would be no let...
  • Mark Webber takes pole position at Abu Dhabi Grand Prix November 2, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Mark Webber beat Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel's time at the end of qualifying Saturday to take pole position for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. The veteran Australian is competing in his final season in Formula One and still looking for his first win of 2013. He aims to...
  • Vettel fastest in final Abu Dhabi practice November 2, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Sebastian Vettel wrapped up practice for the Abu Dhabi Formula One Grand Prix on Saturday with his name on top of the leaderboard in yet another Red Bull one-two. The newly-crowned quadruple world champion, sporting a new helmet with the Roman numerals IV on top, lapped the Yas Marina...
  • Horner supports Vettel's emotional celebration October 27, 2013

    Greater Noida: Red Bull Team Principal Christian Horner on Sunday supported Sebastian Vettel's unusual doughnut celebration after winning the Indian Grand Prix, saying showing emotions was good for the sport. Vettel, however, was later reprimanded for not proceeding directly from the circuit and the team was fined 25,000 euros. The Red Bull...
  • Indian Grand Prix 2013: As it happened October 27, 2013

    Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel needs to finish in top 5 to clinch the championship for the fourth successive year. Vettel, who won both previous Indian GP races, will start from pole position today. He clocked 1 minute, 24.119 seconds to beat his nearest rival by 0.7 seconds. Nico Rosberg will share the...
  • Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel claims third straight Indian GP pole October 27, 2013

    Greater Noida: Sebastian Vettel will start from pole position at the Indian Grand Prix, shoring up the Red Bull driver's bid for an almost inevitable fourth straight Formula One title. Vettel only needs to finish fifth or better Sunday to wrap up the championship with three races remaining, and bettered his...
  • Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel completes Indian GP practice sweep October 26, 2013

    Greater Noida: Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel completed a practice hat-trick on Saturday with the fastest time in a smog-shortened final session before qualifying for a race expected to bring him a fourth successive Formula One title. The 26-year-old German lapped the Buddh International Circuit with a best time of one minute...
  • Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel fastest in Friday practice October 25, 2013

    Greater Noida: Sebastian Vettel drove 35 flawless laps in the second practice session Friday to edge Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber for the quickest time ahead of Sunday's Indian Grand Prix. Vettel recorded 1 minute, 25.722 seconds on soft tires for his best lap on the Buddh International Circuit, .289 faster...
  • You need to be perfect to beat Sebastian Vettel: Mark Webber October 25, 2013

    Greater Noida: Sebastian Vettel's awe-inspiring excellence on the race track can be beaten only by perfection, feels his Red Bull team-mate Mark Webber even as the German's rivals claimed they had their strategies ready to challenge his dream run at the Indian Grand Prix here this Sunday. Vettel, unbeaten at the...
  • Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel fastest in opening practice at BIC October 25, 2013

    Greater Noida: Sebastian Vettel drove 35 flawless laps in the second practice session Friday to edge Red Bull teammate Mark Webber for the quickest time ahead of Sunday's Indian Grand Prix. Vettel recorded 1 minute, 25.722 seconds on soft tires for his best lap on the Buddh International Circuit, .289 faster...
  • India has incredible enthusiasm for F1: Mark Webber October 24, 2013

    Greater Noida: Red Bull driver Mark Webber Thursday said India has shown 'incredible enthusiasm' for Formula 1 despite cricket being the No.1 sport in the country. "Obviously the fan base is certainly growing very, very fast. I know cricket is the No.1 sport here by a long way but they've certainly...
  • Red Bull's Vettel wins Japanese GP, title has to wait October 13, 2013

    Suzuka Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel won the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday but will have to wait to seal a fourth-straight Formula One title as nearest rival Fernando Alonso finished fourth. Vettel surged into the lead on the 41st lap and led a Red Bull one-two ahead of teammate Mark...
  • Webber takes pole for Japanese GP, Vettel second October 13, 2013

    Suzuka: Red Bull driver Mark Webber claimed pole position on Saturday for the Japanese Grand Prix, outqualifying his teammate and runaway Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel for the first time this season. Webber clocked a time of 1 minute, 30.915 seconds at the Suzuka circuit, edging Vettel, who was just...
  • Webber fastest in final practice for Japanese GP October 12, 2013

    Suzuka: Red Bull driver Mark Webber set the fastest time in final practice for the Japanese Grand Prix while team-mate and runaway championship leader Sebastian Vettel sat out the last 20 minutes with a KERS power-boost problem and was ninth ahead of qualifying later Saturday. Webber's lap of 1 minute and...