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PUBLISHED ON MAY 19TH 2011
In the magazine: Webber not giving up
Read what Mark Webber makes of his start to the F1 season and find out what shape he's in heading into this weekend's Spanish Grand Prix, plus get the views of Mark Hughes, David Coulthard and Lucas di Grassi ahead of the Barcelona race

Mark Webber 2011 Turkish grand prix Red Bull

After four races of the 2011 F1 season, Sebastian Vettel holds a commanding advantage atop the drivers' championship points table, thanks to three victories. His Red Bull Racing team-mate Mark Webber, on the other hand, has had a much tougher time of it, with a fifth, a fourth, a third and a second on his score sheet.

Despite the tricky start, the Australian remains upbeat and optimistic that he can fight for the title he came close to securing last season. In a frank conversation with Edd Straw in this week's magazine, Webber admits he's probably in the twilight of his career, but he's still not giving up without a fight. And don't forget he took consummate, back-to-back victories in last year's Spanish and Monaco GPs the next two races on the 2011 schedule.

Mark Hughes our regular columnist explains how races may be won or lost in the pits this year, thanks to the high number of stops drivers are having to make.

Spanish GP preview David Coulthard, Gary Anderson and Lucas di Grassi hope that the new regulations will allow a bit of overtaking on a circuit not historically famed for such activity.

Force India feature The British team has had a tricky start to the year, masked by rookie Paul di Resta's excellent performances thus far, but the Silverstone-based squad is fighting back, as Edd Straw reveals.

Magazine cover May 19

DTM Zandvoort Audi's Mike Rockenfeller broke his duck in Holland after four years of trying. Jamie O'Leary reports.

WTCC Monza Rob Huff becomes only the third driver to take a World Touring Car double, the Chevrolet ace now enjoying a big title lead. Mark Glendenning watched him do it.

World of Sport Full reports from Intercontinental Rally Challenge Tour de Corse; NASCAR Dover Downs; Formula Nippon Suzuka; F3 Euro Series Zandvoort; Grand-Am Virginia; Auto GP Monza.

World GT1 Sachsenring Gary Watkins reports from Germany where Hexis Aston Martin DBR9 duo Andrea Piccini and Christian Hohenadel came good.

British F3 Snetterton Kevin Magnussen joined his dad Jan as a race winner, the young Dane taking two victories for Carlin in Norfolk. Ben Anderson was there.

F2 Magny-Cours Swiss racer Christopher Zanella won both races to deny best-of-the-Brits Alex Brundle from a maiden win.

Renault 3.5 Monza Peter Mills saw Kevin Korjus add to his 2011 win tally and Red Bull-backed Aussie Daniel Ricciardo triumph for ISR.

From the archive Nick Heidfeld recalls his torrid time in the Austrian GP of 2000 for Prost - and a collision with team-mate Jean Alesi.

Race of my life Kurt Thiim looks back on his double DTM success for Mercedes at Singen in 1995, where he beat tin-top rookie Dario Franchitti.

  FEATURES FROM MAY 19, 2011 - MAY 25, 2011
Finding a slot for Bahrain
By Dieter Rencken
Jean Todt on life as FIA president
By Tony Thomas
In the magazine: Webber not giving up
Pau: A great place for an F3 race
By Marcus Simmons
Zoom In: Spanish Grand Prix
By LAT Photographic
Andy Green on Force India's step forward
By Edd Straw
Setting the scene for Spain
By Edd Straw
Formula 1's top 10 lost circuits
By Edd Straw
Why nobody will beat Red Bull in Spain
By Mark Hughes
Barcelona a proper test for F1's rules
By David Coulthard
Five themes to watch for in Spain
By Edd Straw
The complete 2011 Spanish GP review
By Matt Beer and Pablo Elizalde
Stat attack: Spain (post-race)
By Michele Merlino
Behind the scenes at Barcelona
By Jonathan Noble
Diffusing the engine situation
By Tony Dodgins
Less is more in F1, but Monaco is the exception
By Jonathan Noble
Unriddling the Spanish Grand Prix
By Adam Cooper
Bamber's Week
By Jim Bamber
The Monaco Grand Prix preview
By Edd Straw
Zoom In: Monaco Grand Prix
By LAT Photographic
Stat Attack: Monaco
By Michele Merlino
Parente's late change of plans
By Glenn Freeman
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