Mark Webber
Apr 19

Webber Confident Heading Into FIA WEC Debut With Porsche

Mark Webber talks to media following qualifying at Silverstone. (Photo: Getty Images)

talks to media following qualifying at . (Photo: Getty Images)

After making 215 Grand Prix starts and spending 12 years in , Mark Webber begins a new chapter in his motorsports career this weekend, as the veteran open-wheel driver makes his debut with in the FIA World Endurance Championship.

Webber’s arrival onto the sports car scene, along with the German manufacturer’s return to top-level factory prototype racing has been touted as two of the major talking points in the new-look championship, which also sees the launch of new LMP1 regulations.

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Feb 11

F1: Webber Believes Ricciardo Will ‘Go Well’ Against Vettel

Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing during day three of Formula One Winter Testing at the Circuito de Jerez. (Photo: Getty Images)

of Australia and Infiniti stands by during Formula One winter testing in Jerez, Spain. (Photo: Getty Images)

expects his replacement at Red Bull, countryman Daniel Ricciardo, to put up a competitive defense alongside this year.

By the end of the tense Webber-Vettel pairing, the duo were barely on speaking terms while Vettel was at the top of his game, winning a fourth consecutive championship in dominant style.

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Dec 28

F1: Webber Got ‘Tired’ Of Losing To Vettel, Says Vergne

Mark Webber will race for Porsche next year in the World Endurance Championship. (Photo: Getty Images)

will race for next year in the World Endurance Championship. (Photo: Getty Images)

Mark Webber quit because he got tired of being beaten by teammate .

That is the claim of , who drives for the second-tier Red Bull team, Toro Rosso.

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Dec 16

F1: Webber Says Vettel And Alonso, Better Than Hamilton

F1: Webber Says Vettel And Alonso, Better Than Hamilton

PUMA athlete and Formula One driver . (Photo: Getty Images)

Lewis Hamilton is not quite a match for F1′s top drivers and .

That is the view of , who after retiring from Formula One has already moved on to his next challenge, testing his 2014 Le Mans car and being officially unveiled as ’s lead driver.

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Dec 15

Sports Cars: Porsche Officially Reveals LMP1 Challenger, Driver Lineup

The Porsche 919 Hybrid is unveiled on stage at Porsche's "Night of Champions" in Weissach, Germany. (Photo: Porsche)

The 919 Hybrid is unveiled on stage at ’s “Night of Champions” in Weissach, Germany. (Photo: )

Porsche officially revealed their LMP1 challenger and its complete driver lineup Saturday at its annual “Night of Champions” party held in Weissach, Germany.

The all-new 919 Hybrid will compete in the top ranks of the World Endurance Championship beginning in 2014. Porsche adds  and to an already impressive lineup consisting of , , and ex-Formula One driver .

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