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The Lesser Known… Mark Webber 26 Apr 2007

Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB3 
Formula One World Championship, Rd 2, Malaysian Grand Prix, Preparations, Sepang, Malaysia, Thursday, 5 April 2007 Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull Racing.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 2, Malaysian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Sepang, Malaysia, Friday, 6 April 2007 Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull Racing.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 1, Australian Grand Prix, Preparations, Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, 15 March 2007 Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB3.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 1, Australian Grand Prix, Race Day, Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, 18 March 2007

Widely regarded as one of the paddock’s most approachable drivers, Mark Webber’s laidback nature has won him a legion of fans. Here the Australian divulges a little of what makes him tick…

Q: What's in your garage at home?
A:
Rats, dogs, hay for the donkeys, bikes, kayaks - no cars. Absolutely nothing expensive.

Q: Tell us something we don't know about you?
A:
I don’t like sushi.

Q: Your favourite song for karaoke?
A:
‘Hound Dog’ by Elvis (Presley).

Q: What's the most unusual request you've had from a fan?
A:
I’ve had several requests to sign dubious bits of underwear.

Q: Funniest thing you've read about your self in the press
A:
That I’m much older than I say I am, but I trust my mum to know when she had me and that’s the age I go with!

Q: Your most embarrassing moment?
A:
Clipping the pit wall driving into the pits in my sportscar days when I was practising doing quick in laps at the Zeltweg track in Austria.

Q: When you're at home, what do you listen to when driving?
A:
Regular radio.

Q: Best part of being a Formula One driver - apart from the driving?
A:
Visiting different locations.

Q: Your most prized possession?
A:
My dogs, Milo and Shadow.

Q: What would you be if you weren’t a racing driver?
A:
A plumber.

Q: Person you most admire?
A:
My dad.

Q: Do you have any bad habits?
A:
Being impatient.

Q: Last good deed you did?
A:
Being polite to people.

Q: Who would you want to play you in a movie?
A:
Danny DeVito.