Mark Webber

Mark Webber

1976-08-27 (age 44)

Webber: Porsche deserved Mexico win after strong Audi challenge

Porsche’s reigning FIA World Endurance Champion Mark Webber believes his #1 919 Hybrid thoroughly deserved its victory in the 6 Hours of Mexico – despite a strong challenge from rivals Audi.

Webber: Porsche’s plan in Mexico is ‘stop Audi winning’

Porsche’s FIA World Endurance Championship star Mark Webber says the main priority in Mexico City this weekend is to stop Audi from scoring its second win of the season.

Analysis: WEC’s Mexican adventure is a step into the unknown

This weekend, the FIA World Endurance Championship enters uncharted territory in Mexico for its 1000bhp hybrids – with teams admitting they don’t know quite what to expect apart from ultra-high speeds and cooling headaches.

Porsche motorsport in Mexico – inspiring for more than 60 years

In 2016 the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) will be held for the first time in Mexico City.

Webber: Audi “ran out of bullets” in duel with Porsche

Reigning FIA World Endurance Champion Mark Webber scored his first win of the 2016 season at the Nurburgring, and believes his team “wore down” the challenge from rivals Audi.

Nurburgring WEC: Porsche beats Audi as #1 crew takes victory

Porsche’s reigning WEC champions Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley overcame a stiff Audi challenge to claim their first win of the season in the 6 Hours of Nurburgring.

Webber wary of “strong” Audi challenge at Nurburgring

Mark Webber believes his Porsche FIA WEC squad is in for a tough challenge from Audi in Sunday’s 6 Hours of Nurburgring, after being beaten by both its cars in qualifying.

Nurburgring WEC: Audi locks out front row ahead of Porsche

The #7 Audi of Andre Lotterer and Marcel Fassler will start the WEC 6 Hours of Nurburgring from pole position, as the team beat sister marque Porsche to sweep the front row after a strategic battle in mixed conditions.

Nurburgring WEC: Porsche stays on top in second practice

Porsche narrowly beat Audi in the second practice session for the WEC 6 Hours of Nurburgring, as Mark Webber eclipsed Marcel Fassler by just 0.014s to keep the Weissach marque on top.

Porsche to debut "new look" aero kit at Nurburgring

Porsche has confirmed it will debut its third different aero kit of the FIA World Endurance Championship season for this weekend's 6 Hours of Nurburgring.

Le Mans 24 Hours: Porsche takes control after four hours

The Porsche of Mark Webber leads the Le Mans 24 Hours after the four-hour mark as improving conditions allowed the #1 919 Hybrid to stretch its legs at the head of the field.

Analysis: Porsche's strategy for winning an 18th Le Mans

Porsche is aiming to repeat its 2015 performance at Le Mans and execute a 1-2 with its pair of 919 Hybrids - Sam Smith investigates the team's likely strategy.

Le Mans 24 Hours: Full starting grid in pictures

Here is the starting grid for the 84th running of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in pictures.

Webber on Le Mans: "I think about beating the race, not our rivals"

Porsche LMP1 star Mark Webber says the biggest obstacle to Le Mans 24 Hours success is the need to beat the race itself, rather than any specific rival.

Porsche 919 Hybrid going over 320 km/h on a country road

Today provided the only opportunity to test on the 13.629 kilometre long Circuit de la Sarthe.

24 Hours of Le Mans Test Day over - Audi banks the best time

Test Day is over and the competitors for the 24 Hours of Le Mans have a benchmark. The pecking order is established, but it reveals one thing in particular: the race is wide open.

Audi ends incident-filled Le Mans test day on top

Audi took over the top position in the afternoon session of the official Le Mans 24 Hours test, ending the day's running ahead of the two Porsches.

Webber on Le Mans chances: “We have form, pace and trust ourselves”

Porsche star Mark Webber says the disastrous start to his FIA World Endurance Championship title has no bearing on his chances of winning a first Le Mans 24 Hours later this month.

The right strategy in Le Mans: a high-paced game with many unknowns

Porsche with the 919 Hybrid leads in both the manufacturers’ and drivers’ classifications of the 2016 World Championship.

Webber: We’re not out of the WEC title race yet

Mark Webber insists that he, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard are still in contention for this year’s FIA World Endurance Championship title despite a tough start to the season.

Porsche 919 Steering Wheel – Multi tasking at racing speed

Pointing the car in the right direction is the most trivial task the steering wheel does.

Timo Bernhard: Another missed opportunity for the #1 Porsche

In his latest column, Porsche driver Timo Bernhard reflects on another weekend of unfulfilled promise for the #1 Porsche squad in the WEC 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps.

Porsche takes second place and leads both World Championship standings

Despite a problem with the hybrid system, the trio of Romain Dumas (FR), Neel Jani (CH) and Marc Lieb (DE) finished second with their Porsche 919 Hybrid in Spa-Francorchamps

Timo Bernhard: From delight to despair for the #1 Porsche crew

In the first of a new series of columns for, Porsche WEC star Timo Bernhard reflects on a tough opening weekend of the new season for the #1 crew at Silverstone.

FOX Sports' Bob Varsha previews WEC Silverstone 6 Hours

The FIA World Endurance Championship kicks off its 2016 season this weekend at Silverstone. FOX Sports offers multi-platform coverage of the 6 Hours of Silverstone, hosted by Bob Varsha and Calvin Fish.

Webber thinks Porsche’s dominant days in WEC “could be over”

World Endurance Champion Mark Webber has said the recent performance advantage Porsche enjoyed over factory LMP1 rivals Audi and Toyota could end when the new season kicks off next month at Silverstone.

Porsche has "shown F1 teams how to go testing" – Webber

Mark Webber claims that Formula 1 teams have been "shown how to go testing" by the miles Porsche has racked up developing its WEC machinery.

Webber: F1 must give Halo more time

Former Formula 1 driver Mark Webber thinks it wrong for anyone to get entrenched about their opinions on the Halo right now, because so much more work is needed.

Porsche and the 919 Hybrid title defenders in the WEC and at Le Mans

The two Porsche 919 Hybrids will carry the starting numbers 1 and 2.

Top 10 FIA WEC LMP1 drivers of 2015's endurance racing correspondent Sam Smith picks out his top 10 LMP1 full-timers from the World Endurance Championship in 2015.

Alonso dismisses Webber's "ticking bomb" claims

Fernando Alonso has dismissed claims from friend and former rival Mark Webber that he is a 'ticking bomb' ready to explode if next year's McLaren proves to be a flop in pre-season testing.

Porsche confirms unchanged drivers, drops to two cars at Le Mans

World Endurance Champion Porsche has confirmed an unchanged driver lineup for its title defence next year – along with the reduction to two cars at the Le Mans 24 Hours, in line with sister VW Group brand Audi.

Top 10 photos of the week: 2015-11-25

Your weekly dose of top 10 photos from around the world, shot by the award-winning photographers and contributors.

Timo Bernhard: The glue that bonds Porsche's winning team together

Mark Webber may have made more headlines after winning the WEC title for Porsche, but without Timo Bernhard the team would have not achieved the same level of success, says Sam Smith.

Bahrain WEC: Webber crowned world champion as Porsche prevails

Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard are the new World Endurance Champions after a thrilling Bahrain finale, won by the sister 919 Hybrid of Neel Jani, Marc Lieb and Romain Dumas.

Will it finally be gold for Mark Webber after a long journey?

The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup title will be decided less than an hour from our Editor in Chief’s front door – so why did he fly long haul to Bahrain for the World Endurance Championship finale this weekend? Only he can tell you…

Bahrain WEC: Webber Porsche fastest in first practice

The championship-leading Porsche 919 Hybrid of Mark Webber, Timo Bernhard and Brendon Hartley set the practice pace as dusk descended in Bahrain ahead of the World Endurance Championship finale.

Porsche aims to expand title collection at desert finale

The Porsche teams travel to the desert kingdom with excellent championship chances.

Analysis: Porsche LMP1 achievement among greatest ever

Porsche's two-year road to taking the WEC crown and reclaiming the Le Mans 24 Hours victory will stand as one of the sport's famous success stories, reckons Sam Smith.

Webber hails Porsche's "incredible achievement"

Porsche driver Mark Webber has described his marque's success in the FIA World Endurance Manufacturers’ Championship as an "incredible achievement".

Shanghai WEC: Porsche seals manufacturers' crown with 1-2

Porsche secured the FIA WEC manufacturers' crown with another one-two finish, and a fourth victory in succession for the #17 car of Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard.

Shanghai WEC: Porsche claims another front row lockout

Porsche scored another 1-2 in qualifying to maintain its 100 percent pole record in the 2015 WEC as Mark Webber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard stretched their title lead to two points.

Shanghai WEC: Hartley keeps Porsche on top in final practice

Brendon Hartley set the fastest-ever LMP1 lap at Shanghai on Saturday as he turned in a 1m42.799s lap with the Porsche 919 Hybrid he shares with Mark Webber and Timo Bernhard.

Shanghai WEC: Webber tops free practice for Porsche

Porsche once again set the pace in free practice for the penultimate round of the 2015 FIA WEC at Shanghai courtesy of Mark Webber.

Porsche Team tense ahead of the World Championship’s penultimate round

It’s a tense time in the run up to the six-hour race on the Chinese Formula One circuit with its unique corners.

Porsche 919 Hybrid and 911 RSR – Rolling race labs as brand ambassadors

FIA World Endurance Championship WEC: Preview race 7 in Shanghai/China

Webber: Red Bull can hold off F1 'guillotine'

Mark Webber says Red Bull may simply have to accept not having engines that will allow it to fight for the Formula 1 world championship next year, with a 'guillotine' now hanging over the team.

Fuji WEC: Webber/Bernhard heads a Porsche 1-2

Mark Webber and Timo Bernhard combined effort preserved Porsche's 100 percent pole record at Fuji this afternoon as they led another Porsche 919 Hybrid 1-2.

Fuji WEC: Hartley sets pace for Porsche on opening day

Porsche's Brendon Hartley set the fastest lap during free practice for this weekend's 6 Hours of Fuji.

Rolling lab and sports car icon race in Japan

The six-hour race takes off on the Fuji International Speedway on October 11 at 11.00 hours local time.

Audi's Benoit Tréluyer: "Break the spell"

10 points now separate Tréluyer and crew-mates Marcel Fässler and André Lotterer from the Porsche spearheaded by ex-grand prix star Mark Webber.

Porsche: String of successes continues in Texas

The ground breaking hybrid race car won in Austin (USA) on Saturday and Porsche also celebrated victory in the category for the production-based GT race cars.

Webber promises WEC title run-in will be “very interesting”

Mark Webber says that the World Endurance Championship title fight is shaping up to be a potential classic between his Porsche team and former champions Audi.

Austin WEC: Webber wins again after late drama at Porsche

Porsche dominated the Lone Star Le Mans World Endurance Championship event at Circuit of the Americas, but late drama decided the outcome with just 30 minutes remaining.

Austin WEC: Porsche in control at halfway point

The factory Porsche 919 Hybrids are holding a 1-2 formation after three hours of the Lone Star Le Mans event at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas.

Webber in upbeat mood at COTA following maiden victory

After scoring his first FIA WEC victory last time out at the Nurburgring in Germany, the ex-F1 ace is full of confidence. He spoke with Christopher DeHarde.

Hartley leads Porsche 1-2 in third practice at Austin

Brendon Hartley set the fastest lap so far of the Lone Star Le Mans meeting at Austin to head a Porsche one-two in third practice.

Porsche sets fearsome pace in first practice at COTA

Porsche re-affirmed its superiority in the World Endurance Championship with another dominant display in the first free practice session of the weekend at COTA this afternoon.

Porsche teams face great challenges in the USA

A total of twelve factory drivers contest the WEC and the TUSC for the Porsche teams