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Mark Webber

Mark Webber Mark Webber
Team Red Bull Racing
Nationality Australian
Podiums 42
Points 1047.5
Grand Prix entered 217
World Championships 0
Highest race finish 1 (x9)
Highest grid position 1 (x13)
Date of Birth 27/08/1976
Place of Birth Queanbeyan, New South Wales
Mark Webber MARK WEBBER
R-L: Sebastian Vettel (GER) Red Bull Racing RB9 makes his controversial overkaking move on Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB9.
Formula One World Championship, Rd2, Malaysian Grand Prix, Race, Sepang, Malaysia, Sunday, 24 March 2013

2013

Controversially denied Malaysia victory when team mate Vettel ignores orders and passes him for the lead. Then has to wait four races before making it back onto the podium in Monaco. In June confirms 2014 move to Porsche and sportscars.

Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB8.
Formula One World Championship, Rd6, Monaco Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Monte-Carlo, Monaco, Saturday, 26 May 2012

2012

Bounces back from disappointments of 2011, fitter, more motivated and much more consistent. Wins in Monaco and Silverstone make him Red Bull's leading title contender at season's midway point but second half is not nearly as strong and he ends the year sixth in the standings.

Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB7.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 11, Hungarian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Budapest, Hungary, Friday, 29 July 2011

2011

Consistently out-qualified and out-raced by team mate Vettel, winning just one round (when Vettel hits technical issues) and finishing third overall, despite Red Bull dominance.

Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB6.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 4, Chinese Grand Prix, Practice Day, Shanghai, China, Friday, 16 April 2010

2010

Turns around slow start in ultra-quick RB6 with victories in Spain, Monaco, Britain and Hungary to move ahead of team mate Vettel and lead standings going into summer break. Loses out in four-way title showdown at season finale thanks to poor pit strategy, finishing third overall.

Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull Racing celebrates his first GP win with Christian Horner (GBR) Red Bull Racing Team Principal and the team.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 9, German Grand Prix, Race, Nurburgring, Germany, Sunday, 12 July 2009

2009

Pre-season preparation hampered by broken leg sustained in winter cycling accident, but form continually improves, culminating in maiden pole and victory in Germany. Retirements in Italy and Singapore end his title hopes, but he takes a triumphant second win in Brazil.

Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull Racing.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 18, Brazilian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Interlagos, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, 1 November 2008

2008

Lack of Red Bull race pace means points rather than podiums become the target and scores 21 to finish 11th overall. Qualifying form excellent as usual and secures the team's first-ever front-row grid slot (at Silverstone). Retained for 2009.

Mark Webber (AUS) Red Bull Racing RB3 Formula One Testing, 10-12 July 2007, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium. World © Moy/Sutton

2007

Poor reliability makes for a largely frustrating first season at Red Bull, with regular top-ten qualifying performances rarely translating to points. Highlight is a third place at the Nurburgring. Finishes 12th overall on 10 points.

Mark Webber (AUS) Williams FW28.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 8, British Grand Prix, Practice Day, Silverstone, England, 9 June 2006

2006

Endures tough second season with Williams. After retiring from more races than he finishes, scores just seven points. Signs to Red Bull for 2007.

Mark Webber (AUS) Williams.
Formula One World Championship, Rd14, Turkish Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Istanbul Park, Turkey, 20 August 2005

2005

Lack of Williams competitiveness blunts debut season with British team. Shines in qualifying with seven top-five grid slots, but race performances less consistent, a third in Monaco his sole podium appearance.

Mark Webber (AUS) Jaguar R5.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 5, Spanish Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Barcelona, Spain, 8 May 2004

2004

Difficult final season with Jaguar. Scores seven of the team's ten points. Highlight a second on the grid in Malaysia. Signs for Williams for 2005.

Mark Webber (AUS) Jaguar Cosworth R4.
Formula One World Championship, Rd13, Hungarian Grand Prix, Hungaroring, Hungary, 22 August 2003

2003

Cements his reputation as one of the sport's rising stars. Takes third on the grid in Brazil and Hungary and scores all bar one of Jaguar's 18 points. Tenth in the drivers' championship.

Mark Webber (AUS) KL Minardi Asiatech, Paul Stoddart (AUS) KL Minardi Team Owner Australian Grand Prix, Albert Park, Melbourne, 3 March 2002. World © Bearne/Sutton

2002

Debut with Minardi. Dream start as he scores fifth place in his first ever race. Puts in impressive performances through the rest of the season.

Mark Webber (AUS) Benetton Renault B2001 Formula One Testing, Silverstone, 8-10 March 2001. World © Batchelor/Sutton

2001

Second overall in the FIA International Formula 3000 championship having taken three wins. Becomes a Benetton Formula One test driver.

Mark Webber (AUS) European Arrows celebrates his first F3000 victory with Tania from Australian TV. International Formula 3000 Championship, Silverstone, England, 22 April 2000. World ©  Sutton

2000

Third in the FIA International Formula 3000 championship with the Eurobet Arrows team.

Mark Webber (AUS) / Marcel Tiemann (GER) / Jean-Marc Gounon (FRA) Mercedes CLR withdrew after the sister car flipped on the Mulsanne straight. Le Mans 24 Hours, Le Mans, France, 12-13 June 1999. World © Charniaux/Sutton

1999

Races at Le Mans with Mercedes AMG. The team is withdrawn from the event after aerodynamic problems are discovered.

Race winners Bernd Schneider (GER) and Mark Webber (AUS) Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR. FIA Grand Touring Car Championship, British Empire Trophy, Silverstone, England, 17 May 1998. World © Sutton

1998

Partners Bernd Schneider in the FIA GT Championship, runner-up with five wins.

Mark Webber (AUS), winner, Slick 50 Formula Ford Festival, Donington Park, England, 8 September 1996. World © Sutton

1996

Runner-up in the British Formula Ford championship.