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Webber pips Hamilton to pole position at the Nurburgring

July 23, 2011


Mark Webber took pole position for the German Grand Prix by the slenderest of margins after a fast and furious qualifying session. The Australian posted a stunning 1m 30.079s to take P1 but Lewis Hamilton rung everything from his McLaren to park on the front row with a 1m 30.134s. It was a brilliant lap […]

Webber defeats Vettel, the weather and the rules to take pole

July 9, 2011


Mark Webber has stormed to pole for the British Grand Prix, beating team mate Sebastian Vettel for only the second time this season. The Australian set his time early in Q3 as showers swept across Silverstone. He was second over the line and immediately pipped Vettel to the top spot. It was a brilliant lap […]

Red Bull continue dominance as Webber wins Barcelona pole

May 21, 2011


Mark Webber has broken the 2011 stranglehold on pole position held by team mate Sebastian Vettel with an excellent qualifying performance. The Australian laid down a 1m 20.981s to beat the world champion by a tiny margin but it was an important marker. Barcelona was the beginning of a great run for Webber last season […]

Why is F1 still pursuing its ‘go faster’ rear wings?

January 20, 2011


The introduction of moveable rear wings this season is likely to be flashpoint for a number of reasons. First and foremost because the very introduction will remain controversial: I’ve never been a fan because it risks making the racing artificial. Giving a driver the ability to suddenly go much faster when trailing a car down […]

Superb Vettel dominates Suzuka’s super Sunday

October 10, 2010


Sebastian Vettel sealed a sublime Suzuka victory after dominating the field for his third win of the season. The result leaves him tied on points in second place with Fernando Alonso behind Red Bull team mate Mark Webber – and it is very much looking a three horse race for the drivers’ title. McLaren had […]

Less than a week until Spa

August 20, 2010


Happily, Formula One is finally set to race back into all of our weekends and potentially with one of the most exciting Grand Prix of the year. Spa. Who among motor racing fans doesn’t dream of shooting, flat, up Eau Rouge? It’s a wonderful corner of a spectacular track. Last year produced a brilliant race. […]

Webber storms to victory in Hungary thriller

August 1, 2010


Mark Webber has stormed to the top of the drivers’ championship with a brilliant drive in the Hungarian Grand Prix. The Australian took full advantage of a mechanical failure for McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton and made a risky strategy work with a series of pulsating laps after a safety car intervention. Webber did not stop during […]