Webber's big chance to strike back
Mark Webber has always flown at the Nurburgring, and Friday practice suggested he could have the edge on Sebastian Vettel this weekend too, as Mark Hughes explains
Mark Webber has thrown down the gauntlet: his habitual stunning form at the Nurburgring was evident again on Friday, leaving Red Bull team-mate Sebastian Vettel apparently struggling a little in his wake.
Post-Silverstone, Christian Horner and Webber 'agreed to disagree' about the team order in the late stages of that race. Webber absolutely understood his team boss' concerns from the team's perspective. But from his own, there is absolutely zero prospect of him accepting number two status, despite the current wide margin Sebastian Vettel leads him by in the championship.
To continue reading this feature...
from just $1.50 per week
- Get unlimited access to AUTOSPORT with news and views from the paddock
- Enjoy AUTOSPORT+: subscriber-only analysis, comment and top-quality pictures
- Explore every F1 stat in the world’s best motorsport database
Read this feature right now for just