Tag Archive: MARK WEBBER

Jun 23

WEC present at FIA Sport Conference

As the 24 Hours of Le Mans came to a close

WEC present at FIA Sport ConferenceGérard Neveu, CEO of the FIA WEC, travelled to Geneva, Switzerland to represent the championship at this week’s FIA Sport Conference. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 09

David Richards and Mark Webber honoured

2017 Le Mans 24 Hours

2017 Le Mans 24 Hours - David Richards and Mark Webber honouredIt has now become a tradition. Every year major figures in the world of the motor car are honoured at the Le Mans 24 Hours. In 2017 (race on 17-18 June) David Richards will be awarded the Spirit of Le Mans Trophy while Mark Webber will fill the role of Grand Marshal. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 08

Mark Webber gives the lowdown on the title fight between Sebastien Ogier and Thierry Neuville ahead of Rally Italia

“If I were Thierry, I would try not to be playing Sebastien on his reputation”

Sébastien Ogier, Rally France As Italy’s round of the World Rally Championship gets underway in Sardinia, the battle between four-time champion Sebastien Ogier and the pretender to his throne Thierry Neuville resumes, with the duo separated by just 22 points. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jun 02

Webber takes to the water as Mikkelsen takes to the land: live action from WRC Italy on Red Bull TV

WRC Italy Preview 2017

Red Bull TV logoFormer F1 driver Mark Webber gets a unique perspective on Rally d’Italia Sardegna for his second stint as Red Bull TV guest reporter, after fronting coverage from the very first round of the season in Monte-Carlo. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 23

24 Hours of Le Mans: Mark Webber Grand Marshal

“If it’s anything like last year, it’s going to be an incredible event”

Mark Webber – Grand Marshal for 24 Hours of Le MansAs announced at the Automobile Club de l’Ouest (ACO) press conference in February, this year’s Grand Marshal at the 24 Hours of Le Mans will be 2015 FIA World Endurance Champion, Mark Webber. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 08

“Who cares?” – Webber calls Button’s Monaco return a ‘non story’

“But for sure Fernando was not worried about this. Sort that out, I’m going here!”

"Who cares?" - Webber calls Button's Monaco return a 'non story'Mark Webber believes that Jenson Button’s one-off return to Formula 1 with McLaren for the Monaco Grand Prix is a “non story”, saying he doubts the 2009 world champion is interested in coming back. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 23

FORMULA 1 ROLEX AUSTRALIAN GRAND PRIX: Flagworld.com live coverage – Thursday

No Australian winner

20170323-001There has never been an Australian winner of the Australian Grand Prix as it stands as a World Championship event. Many have tried – David Brabham, Alan Jones, Mark Webber and now Ricciardo stands to have the best chance. The car is expected to be a good one and perhaps with a bit of luck, he can get there.

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Jan 21

Mark and Mike’s Monte road trip (+video)

If you’re a successful Formula 1 and Le Mans driver, you’re used to travelling in a certain degree of style

Story Clip (Dirty) Riding Shotgun - Mark Webber & Mike Chen

So when guest reporter Mark Webber took a road trip to see some of the Rallye Monte-Carlo stages together with Red Bull TV presenter Mike Chen, there was only one way for him to travel:  in a Porsche 911 (a car which, believe it or not, actually won the Rallye Monte-Carlo back in 1978). Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 20

What happened when Mark met Sebastien on Rallye Monte-Carlo? (+video)

So what did Mark Webber and Sebastien Ogier talk about when they met before the start of Rallye Monte-Carlo?

What happened when Mark met Sebastien on Rallye Monte-Carlo One conquered the twisty streets of Monaco – twice – in a Formula 1 car putting out more than 750 horsepower: an exercise likened by one world champion to “riding a bicycle round your bathroom.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 03

Porsche strengthens driver lineup

Motorsport 2017

Porsche Night of Champions Porsche Worksdriver 2017 Porsche has paid tribute to the outstanding achievements of teams and drivers during 2016 at the Night of Champions motorsport gala in Weissach. On this occasion, the new driver lineup for the 2017 season was announced. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 11

WEC: Bahrain set to be scene for emotional 2016 finale

As in China, 31 cars will be on the grid for the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain

2015-11-21-Saturday The FIA World Endurance Championship delivered two races in Asia of exceptional intensity, drama and excitement, but the final round of the 2016 championship at Bahrain International Circuit on Saturday 19 November is likely to be as passion-filled and emotional as any experienced. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 09

Bahrain set to be scene for emotional 2016 WEC finale

As in China, 31 cars will be on the grid for the Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain

2015-11-20-Friday The FIA World Endurance Championship delivered two races in Asia of exceptional intensity, drama and excitement, but the final round of the 2016 championship at Bahrain International Circuit on Saturday 19 November is likely to be as passion-filled and emotional as any experienced. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 06

WEC: Porsche win in style to take Manufacturer Championship crown in China

Start-finish win and manufacturers’ title for Porsche 919 Hybrid

A fourth win of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship for the No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid crew of Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber and Brendon Hartley secured a second consecutive 2016 FIA World Endurance Manufacturer title for the German marque with one round remaining. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 04

Formula V8 3.5 series: Seven title contenders, seven!

Hans Binder: “I’m impressed by FV8 3.5”

SEVEN TITLE CONTENDERS, SEVEN!The last Season event in the Formula V8 3.5 plays a capital role this weekend in the Circuit de Catalunya-Barcelona (5th-6th November) with seven title contenders wrapped in a gap of 47 points.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 14

WEC: Mark Webber sets fastest lap of the day with the Porsche 919 Hybrid

6 Hours of Fuji

Porsche 919 Hybrid, Porsche Team Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber On the first day of practice for the seventh out of nine rounds of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Mark Webber set the fastest lap of the day with the Porsche 919 Hybrid.

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Oct 13

World class driver takes on new tasks at the end of the season: Mark Webber calls time on his racing career to become Porsche representative

Webber confirms retirement from motorsport to take on new role with Porsche

Mark Webber At the end of the 2016 FIA World Endurance Championship season Mark Webber will quit his professional racing career to become Porsche special representative.

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Oct 11

WEC: Burning questions for Fuji

6 Hours of Fuji – Mark Webber’s Fuji Memories

 

With just a few days to go until the big race at Fuji International Speedway there are plenty of hot topics to be discussed as teams and drivers ready for the unique challenge of the quick 2.835-mile circuit near Oyama. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 18

WEC: No.1 Porsche takes third consecutive win at COTA

6 Hours of Circuit of the Americas

Reigning champions Timo Bernhard, Mark Webber and Brendon Hartley took victory in today’s 6 Hours of COTA, the Lone Star Le Mans event at Austin, Texas. The trio secured a third consecutive WEC win after a gruelling race held in challenging hot conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 12

WEC: Porsche FIA World Endurance Championship Round 6 preview

Next stop Texas – the Porsche 919 Hybrid in the heat of the night

2016-07-23-Saturday-0165 Only two weeks after the Porsche 919 Hybrid’s winning debut race in Mexico City, the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) heads to Austin (Texas, U.S.). On Saturday, September 17th, the sixth of nine rounds of the 2016 WEC will take place on the Circuit of The Americas (COTA) – for Porsche it is the next stop on its title defence mission. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 04

WEC: Porsche win in 6 Hours of Mexico; RGR Sport thrill home crowd

The No.1 Porsche 919 Hybrid of Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard took their second win of the season

2016-07-23-Saturday-0165 The fifth round of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Mexico saw a six hour race that had drama and excitement that had the large and enthusiastic Mexican crowd on the edge of their seats.  Read the rest of this entry »

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