David Coulthard on Mark Webber's new deal
In his German Grand Prix preview, 13-time grand prix winner David Coulthard gives his candid opinion on Mark Webber's new Red Bull deal and reflects on why moving 'for the money' is not always a good idea
Mark Webber's victory at Silverstone was a huge boost for his world championship credentials. Perhaps not as significant as his 2010 win – "not bad for a number two"and all that – but I think this season is following a similar path for Mark in terms of the points race.
He could have been the champion that year, one of four people who could've achieved that at the final round, and in this season of much-reduced predictability we're seeing a similar pattern. He's delivered at some key moments: putting it on the front row in Monaco, and inheriting pole, and doing likewise at Silverstone and going on to win the race.
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