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'Webber 'very close' to quitting in 2012

Mark Webber says he almost walked away from Formula 1 at the end of 2012 but instead opted to put in another season. Dropping to sixth in the 2012 season despite claiming two race wins, Webber admits he was looking to the future even then. However, rather than join Porsche at that time, he decided on a 12th season in F1 before heading to the World Endurance Championship in 2014. "The switch for me from Formula One was perfect timing," the 37-year-old told Crash.net. "I felt that I was getting towards the end of my career in Formula One which was in my hands. "I was very close at the end of 2012 but I thought I'd do another season in 13, which didn't go too badly, but...
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