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1976-08-27 (age 44)

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Webber: "Empty" Vettel shows Ferrari relationship is over

Mark Webber says it's clear the "marriage" between Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel is over, and the German's exit from the Formula 1 squad can't come fast enough.

Webber expects Vettel to take F1 sabbatical in 2021

Mark Webber believes former Red Bull teammate Sebastian Vettel will take a year out of Formula 1 in 2021 following his exit from Ferrari.

Racing Life after Formula 1: Mark Webber

On this day in 2013, Mark Webber celebrated his 200th Formula 1 race at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

Multi 21: Flash back to Red Bull's most controversial race
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Multi 21: Flash back to Red Bull's most controversial race

On March 24, 2013, Sebastian Vettel infamously disobeyed team orders from Red Bull to hold station behind Mark Webber at the 2013 Malaysian Grand Prix. Seven years on, we recap that ‘Multi 21’ incident.

Webber, Button called Barrichello about S5000

Rubens Barrichello fielded calls from the likes of Mark Webber and Jenson Button during his cameo appearance in the new S5000 series.

Rosberg, Webber laud Hamilton's "spectacular" Monaco drive

Former Monaco Grand Prix winners Nico Rosberg and Mark Webber have praised Lewis Hamilton for what Rosberg described as an "awesome job" en route to a nervy win in the Principality.

Webber: Ferrari may need to consider writing off 2019 soon

Ferrari should consider writing off its 2019 Formula 1 campaign and switching focus to next year if it doesn't quickly turn the tables on Mercedes, reckons Mark Webber.

Webber-owned Red Bull F1 car is a Vettel race winner

The Red Bull Racing RB6 that Mark Webber has in his personal car collection is a Sebastian Vettel race winner.

Dirty Dozen: F1’s most toxic teammates – ranked!

Ever since racing teams ran more than one car, each driver’s best gauge of performance has been their teammate. While some have managed to coexist in harmony, many took another route – turning competition into conflict. Here, we rank the Top 12 most toxic Formula 1 driver pairings in history…

Webber drives 919 Evo in 'Tribute Tour' finale

Mark Webber has driven the record-breaking Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo on public roads in Stuttgart ahead of its hand-over to the German manufacturer's museum. 

Access to Formula 1 drivers has gone "too far" - Webber

Former Red Bull driver Mark Webber believes Formula 1 has already gone "too far" with fan access and that the series is in danger of "trivialising" drivers.

Gallery: All British GP winners since 2000

Motorsport.com recalls all Formula 1 winners of the British Grand Prix since the start of the millennium in 2000.

Webber rules out future Bathurst start

Mark Webber has ruled out making a surprise start at the Bathurst 1000 once and for all, while also revealing that Roland Dane tried to woo him into a Supercars test when he was in Formula 1.

Gallery: All Spanish GP winners since 2000

The Spanish Grand Prix traditionally opens the European leg of the Formula 1 season. Here's a list of all winners of the Barcelona race since the start of the new millennium.

Gallery: Longest points-scoring streaks in F1

With a fourth place finish in China, Lewis Hamilton became the new record holder for the most consecutive points scorer in Formula 1.

Gallery: All Williams F1 cars since 1978

Williams is one of F1's longest-standing teams and also one of the most successful ones in grand prix racing's history. Here's a gallery of all cars designed by the British outfit since 1978.

Webber hopes Alonso WEC "distractions" don't hurt F1 form

Former grand prix driver Mark Webber hopes that Fernando Alonso doesn’t come to regret his sportscar assault this year by getting too burned out to deliver his very best in Formula 1.

Focus on Verstappen not future, Webber urges Ricciardo

Daniel Ricciardo should focus on beating Max Verstappen this year rather than worrying about which team he'll drive for in 2019, according to former Red Bull Racing driver Mark Webber.

Red Bull's junior programme has "softened" - Webber

Red Bull has "softened" and got "calmer" with its Formula 1 junior programme in recent years, reckons its long-time driver Mark Webber.

Webber inducted into Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame

Mark Webber has been announced as the first 2018 inductee into the Australian Motor Sport Hall of Fame.

Gallery: Drivers with experience of 200 F1 races

Lewis Hamilton joined an elite club of drivers with experience of 200 or more F1 races at the Belgian GP. We've compiled a list of all drivers who've reached that mark.

Webber says Verstappen is "flaky" on GP weekends

Mark Webber says Max Verstappen's "flaky" approach to grand prix weekends is putting pressure on the Red Bull Racing squad.

How Force India's predecessor team nearly took a surprise win

At the 2007 European Grand Prix Spyker's (now Force India) Markus Winkelhock staged a surprise story on his Formula 1 debut. We reflect back at his heroics.

Gallery: All British GP winners since 2000

The British Grand Prix is one of the longest standing races on the calendar. We list down all drivers who've won at the Silverstone Circuit since the turn of the millennium.

Webber calls for end to F1 grid penalties

Former Formula 1 driver Mark Webber would prefer to see teams docked constructors' championship points rather than handing drivers grid penalties when mechanical problems occur.

Webber: Keeping evocative LMP1s “pivotal” for Le Mans

Finding a way to keep evocative LMP1 cars at the forefront of the Le Mans 24 Hours is “pivotal” for the future of the race, believes Mark Webber.

Gallery: All Spanish Grand Prix winners since 2000

Ahead of this weekend's Spanish GP, we compile a list of drivers who've won this European race since 2000.

Alonso has 10 years to win Le Mans - Webber

Two-time Formula 1 world champion Fernando Alonso has 10 years to win the Le Mans 24 Hours in his quest for the triple crown of motorsport, according to Mark Webber.

Button "not very interested" in Monaco F1 return - Webber

Mark Webber believes Jenson Button is "not very interested" in his one-off return to Formula 1 at Monaco, where the Briton will stand in for Fernando Alonso at McLaren.

Alonso might not see out season with McLaren - Webber

Fernando Alonso might not see out the 2017 season with McLaren-Honda, reckons ex-Formula 1 driver Mark Webber, who says the Spaniard is "a long way away from where he wants to be".

Webber hails Matt Campbell ahead of Europe move

Mark Webber says Matt Campbell is “one of the most exciting talents” that has left Australia and headed for Europe in some time.

Gallery: The drivers and teams of F1 2007

Ten years ago, Formula 1 served up a thrilling season. The title race went down to the wire, and Lewis Hamilton burst on to the scene with McLaren. These were the 27 drivers...

Webber: F1 2017 will produce laptimes "like 10 years ago"

Mark Webber believes that the new Formula 1 rules for 2017 will produce laptimes similar to a decade ago, taking the sport “a good step forward” in terms of spectacle.

Webber tips Ricciardo to beat Verstappen in 2017

Former Red Bull Racing star Mark Webber believes Daniel Ricciardo will hold the upper hand over Formula 1 teammate Max Verstappen in 2017.

Top Stories of 2016, #20: Webber bows out of racing

Motorsport.com begins its annual countdown of the biggest racing stories of the year this week, starting with the surprise departure of Mark Webber from the FIA World Endurance Championship scene.

Motorsport.com's Top 10 LMP1 drivers of 2016

Audi's final season in sportscar racing was one to cherish, with the quality of the racing and the competition in the FIA WEC's LMP1 class as good as ever in 2016. Sam Smith and Jamie Klein pick out their 10 standout performers.

Hamilton "could have gone to another level" in Rosberg fight - Webber

Former Grand Prix driver Mark Webber thinks Lewis Hamilton could have gone 'to another level' in his tactics against Nico Rosberg in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Opinion: Knowing when it’s time to say goodbye

After years of climbing the mountain to race at the pinnacle of the sport, how should one step down when the time comes? Jenson Button, Felipe Massa and Mark Webber have got it right, says Charles Bradley.

Webber: My last year in racing couldn’t have been much better

Mark Webber says the final season of his racing career couldn’t have gone much better, as he and his Porsche WEC teammates gear up to end the year with one last victory in Bahrain.

Bahrain WEC: Points-leading Porsche remains on top

The FIA World Endurance Championship-leading Porsche 919 of Neel Jani, Romain Dumas and Marc Lieb again set the pace in second practice for the 6 Hours of Bahrain.

Webber expects “emotional” final race in Bahrain

Porsche FIA World Endurance Championship star Mark Webber says he’s looking forward to closing the curtain on his racing career in this weekend’s Bahrain finale.

Timo Bernhard: The perfect race for Porsche in Shanghai

Pole, fastest lap, race win and the successful defence of the manufacturers’ title one race before the season finale – Shanghai couldn’t have gone any better for our car #1 and for the whole Porsche Team.

Webber hails Porsche's "real demonstration" in Shanghai

Mark Webber believes Porsche’s victory in the WEC 6 Hours of Shanghai was a ‘’real demonstration’’ of the German manufacturer’s prowess in sportscar racing.

Shanghai WEC: Porsche wins, Toyota keeps title race alive

Porsche secured its fourth FIA World Endurance Championship win in five races in the 6 Hours of Shanghai, but a second place for Toyota ensured the race for the drivers' title goes to the final race in Bahrain.

Webber: Track limits violation helped us get Shanghai pole

Mark Webber says teammate Brendon Hartley’s first laptime being deleted for a track limits violation helped the duo take pole for the WEC 6 Hours of Shanghai.

Shanghai WEC: Porsche survives track limits scare for pole

Porsche secured pole position for the WEC 6 Hours of Shanghai, as the combined efforts of Brendon Hartley and Mark Webber were enough for the top spot despite a track limits scare.

Webber reveals accident fears played a part in retirement

Mark Webber says the fear of being involved in another major accident, like the one he suffered at Interlagos in 2014, played a part in his decision to retire from racing at the end of 2016.

Webber’s replacement doesn’t have to be big name, says Porsche

Porsche LMP1 boss Andreas Seidl says there is no reason for Mark Webber’s 2017 replacement to be a “big name”, suggesting that Nick Tandy and Earl Bamber are the leading candidates for the drive.

Porsche "couldn't have done better" than third, says Webber

Mark Webber believes that the #1 Porsche cew “couldn’t have done a great deal better” than finishing third in the 6 Hours of Fuji, as its WEC winning streak came to an abrupt halt.

Points leader Jani laments “our worst qualifying in history”

FIA World Endurance Championship points leader Neel Jani was left to lament what he described as “our worst qualifying in history” on Saturday at Fuji.

Fuji WEC: Webber puts Porsche on top in second practice

Porsche asserted itself over LMP1 rivals Audi and Toyota in second practice for the WEC 6 Hours of Fuji, as Mark Webber set the quickest time.

Webber explains retirement: "You can't compete half-hearted"

Mark Webber has elaborated on the reasons for announcing his retirement at the end of the season, admitting he felt he could no longer give his Porsche WEC team the required level of commitment.

Opinion: How Mark Webber turned Aussie grit into gold

From humble beginnings back home to becoming a World Champion, Mark Webber’s racing adventure has had its ups and downs – quite literally. Charles Bradley was there for many of them…

Webber announces retirement from racing after 2016

Mark Webber will call time on his illustrious racing career at the end of the current FIA World Endurance Championship season, Porsche has announced.

Analysis: When having the fastest car just isn’t good enough

Porsche 5-1 Audi. This year’s FIA World Endurance Championship looks like a drubbing, but in fact those statistics don’t reveal half the story. Charles Bradley tells you what else you need to know about Audi v Porsche in 2016.

Webber hails “best victory” in WEC after Audi “dropped the ball”

Porsche’s reigning FIA World Endurance Champion Mark Webber says that Saturday’s victory in the 6 Hours of COTA was his best in the series, after defeating the quicker Audis.

Austin WEC: Porsche scoops victory from Audi at COTA

The Porsche 919 of reigning champions Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard scored its third FIA World Endurance Championship victory on the trot in the 6 Hours of COTA – a race Audi will feel it should have won.

Austin WEC: Audi locks out front row for 6 Hours of COTA

Audi dominated qualifying for the 6 Hours of COTA, locking out the front row in Austin as Porsche struggled to match its raw pace in warm conditions.

Austin WEC: Jarvis tops first practice session for Audi

Audi’s Oliver Jarvis led the way in the opening free practice session for Saturday’s 6 Hours of COTA, round six of the FIA World Endurance Championship in Austin.

COTA is “unfinished business” for Porsche #2, says Lieb

FIA World Endurance Championship points leader Marc Lieb says that Austin’s Circuit of The Americas is “unfinished business” for the #2 Porsche crew after last year’s disastrous result.