Tag Archive: MARK WEBBER

Jul 01

Aussie Grit by Mark Webber

Out Now!

Aussie Grit by Mark Webber Eighteen months after retiring from a twelve year Formula One career, Mark Webber finally tells the story of his journey from Queanbeyan kid to Grand Prix winner – and in typical ‘Aussie Grit’ style, it’s a no holds barred, searingly honest account of life inside and out of the cockpit.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

F1 Interview with Mark Webber

Formula 1 Grosser Preis Von Österreich 2015

Mark Webber Ahead of this weekend’s Austrian Grand Prix, he discusses the 2015 FIA Formula One season and his impressions about the track in Spielberg. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

Le Mans 24 hours: Porsche sweeps front of Le Mans grid

Thursday updates

2015-06-14Although the weather forecast called for scattered thunderstorms, the race track remained dry throughout both Qualifying Practice sessions tonight at Le Mans.

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Jun 09

24 Hours of Le Mans: Tuesday updates

This week’s schedule and news

24 Heures du Mans - Le Mans 24 Hours logo Mark Webber’s Le Mans Top 5. Brabham Racing takes mission to Le Mans. Larbre Competition’s Le Mans 24 Hours kicks off with scrutineering and new partnership announcement. French team to compete at La Sarthe for the 23rd time. BRM join the GT experts with a special edition timepiece.

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May 26

Tradition, Technology and a return: the colours of the Porsche 919 Hybrid

Style icons and a provocative livery in Le Mans

The official Pre-test will see the world debut of the 2015 Porsche Le Mans race cars in their individual colours: The three Porsche 919 Hybrids will appear for the first time in their base colours of red, black and white. Read the rest of this entry »

May 02

Audi take hard fought victory in Belgium (+video, updated)

6 hours of Spa-Francorchamps WEC

2015-05-02-Thursday-008The no7 Audi R18 e-tron quattro of Andre Lotterer, Benoit Treluyer and Marcel Fassler took a second victory from two starts in 2015 with a hard fought win at the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps that had the large Belgian crowd on the edge of their seats.

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Apr 07

Ahead of the first WEC race of the 2015 season, Mark Webber shares some of his highlights of Silverstone

Mark’s Silverstone Top 5

2015-28-03-8 Home from home. I’ve raced in Silverstone for nearly 20 years and having lived in the UK for all that time it always felt a bit like my home GP. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 10

Mark Webber on the front line of TV

Having spent over 20 years in the public eye, Mark is certainly not short of experience in front of a camera.

Mark Webber The perspective however slightly changes if you are suddenly the one sticking the microphone under someone’s nose and talking the TV viewers at home through what’s happening on track. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Mark Webber 2014 season review

“These cars are very rewarding to drive, no question about it”

Mark Webber logo As Mark reaches the milestone of completing his first year as a Porsche driver, we asked him for his thoughts on the success of his debut WEC season, how the sport compares to F1, the challenges of adjusting to sports car racing and how he plans to spend his Christmas break! Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 01

WEC 6 Hours of Sao Paulo – Update Mark Webber

Mark was taken to the medical centre

Mark Webber Porsche WEC accident After clinching pole position for the last race of the season, Mark had a very heavy accident in Sunday’s six-hour race in Sao Paulo.

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Nov 28

Vettel exit spoiled Vergne’s Red Bull future

Jean-Eric Vergne says he was a contender to replace the Ferrari-bound Sebastian Vettel at Red Bull.

2014-06-08_0586 But the Frenchman, who has instead been dropped from the energy drink company’s F1 roster altogether, explained that circumstances simply conspired against him in 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 25

WEC Brazilian finale

Interlagos is without a doubt a legendary circuit.

Mark Webber logo It has always been one of my most favourite tracks because of the history with the drivers they’ve had; Senna, Piquet and Fittipaldi did a huge amount for the sport. The Brazilian’s love motorsport and are very passionate about it, it’s got a great atmosphere and there’s always been a bit of drama as well with unpredictable weather. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 21

Button admits ‘interest growing’ in Le Mans switch

Jenson Button says the last two months have taught him how to “live in the moment”.

Jenson Button - photo © DPPI - Frédéric Le Floch It’s because while he is in the midst of one of the longest and most successful careers in the history of formula one, Abu Dhabi could also be the last grand prix of his career. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Webber not surprised at Vettel switch

Mark Webber has backed his former Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel’s move to Ferrari

Mark Webber- Vettel - photo © JEAN MICHEL LE MEUR - DPPI The duo shared a famously tense relationship whilst paired together, but Australian Webber has hailed quadruple world champion Vettel’s talent since retiring from F1. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Today’s F1 ‘is not racing’ – Webber

Mark Webber has admitted he is concerned about the road on which F1 has turned

2013-11-17 - Red Bull Racing - Mark Webber (1) Ahead of the radically-new turbo V6 era, the Australian veteran called time on his F1 career and switched to the increasingly popular Le Mans with Porsche. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Mercedes not preparing ‘Hamilton’ or ‘Rosberg’ title t-shirts

As the Abu Dhabi paddock begins to fill

02 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Team F1 pundits are busily picking their favourite for the 2014 world championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

Mällinen heading to Australia

As Spectrum International Scholarship Winner

Max Mällinen Max Mällinen is Australia-bound, and will finish his break-out rookie year by joining the Borland Racing Developments’ Spectrum Team for the final round of the Australian Formula Ford Series at Phillip Island later this month. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 18

Formula 1 Etiad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

19th and final round of the 2014 Championship

Yas Marina logo 6th edition, 6th at the Yas Marina track, in the city-emirate of Abu Dhabi, also the capital of the United Arab Emirates. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Rosberg has chance to win 2014 title – Vettel

 Outgoing world champion Sebastian Vettel thinks it is possible Nico Rosberg will become his title-winning successor this weekend in Abu Dhabi

2014-07-06 - 99301 - Red Bull Racing - Sebastian Vettel On paper, given his 17-point lead and run of form, Rosberg’s Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton is the overwhelming favourite to secure his second career drivers’ title. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 17

Alonso visits Ferrari sports car team in Bahrain

Fernando Alonso has made what might be his last PR appearance for Ferrari in the lead-in to this weekend’s 2014 season finale

IMG_5473 The Spaniard and the Italian team are expected to shortly confirm their contractual split after a five-year partnership, as Alonso heads to McLaren-Honda. Read the rest of this entry »

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