News Details

'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...
Full Story »
1y ago from PlanetF1.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Webber ‘very close’ to quitting in 2012

Mark Webber says he was “very close” to leaving F1 at the end of 2012...
1y ago from Crash.net

Webber makes great start to WEC season at Silverstone

Former Formula 1 driver Mark Webber has made a great start to his career...
1y ago from RichlandF1.com

Vettel admits Ricciardo is doing a very good job

Vettel admits Ricciardo is doing a very good job 19 April, 2014 Formula 1...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Webber begins WEC career with podium

– Former F1 winner Mark Webber 'dodged a few bullets' and took a...
1y ago from GPUpdate.net

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Honda apologise to Stoner for crash at Suzuka 8 Hours

HRC confirm Stoner crash in the Suzuka 8 Hours was due to throttle...
2h ago from MotoGP.com

Changing aggression to consistency

The 2015 Moto2 Championship has seen Zarco emerge as the clear title...
2h ago from MotoGP.com

Viñales to substitute for Carrasco at Indianapolis

Isaac Viñales will fill in for RBA Racing’s injured Ana Carrasco at...
2h ago from MotoGP.com

Suzuka: Honda apologises for Stoner accident

Having completed its investigation into Casey Stoner's dramatic accident...
2h ago from Crash.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Q&A: Graham Rahal on his IndyCar title prospects

In an extensive interview, Graham Rahal talks about his chances of...
9h ago from SpeedCafe.com

Zanardi still wants to race at the Indy 500

Alex Zanardi has revealed an ambition to compete in the Indianapolis 500...
19h ago from Racer.com

Rahal: Mid-Ohio qualifying crucial for title push

Second generation racer Graham Rahal says he must qualify well at...
9h ago from SpeedCafe.com

IndyCar to introduce new rain tyre

– IndyCar has announced that a modified rain tyre will be...
1d ago from GPUpdate.net

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Flying blind: co-drivers set for bumpy ride

Finland's jumps can take your breath away
1h ago from WRC.com

Vatanen in top shape for Trophy face-off

The Finn topped the points after winning the opening round in Portugal,...
2h ago from WRC.com

Video: Hirvonen's Formula 1 test

The former Ford team-leader retired from full time competition last year...
17h ago from WRC.com

Mikkelsen takes on ski champ Svindal

The pair initially raced each other among the stunning fjord scenery of...
17h ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

The Hold On Tight Gossip

Arsenal in for Busquets, Everton and West Ham want Halilovic, Young,...
1h ago from Football365.com

Arsenal v London Bees - Preview

By Lloyd Webb Having won every prize going during a decade-long...
2h ago from Arsenal.com

Tottenham set to negotiate transfer for Arsenal...

Tottenham Hotspur are said to be ready to open talks with Arsenal target...

Coral Daily Download - Australia tipped to take lead...

Simon Clare joins the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast to round up the latest...
1h ago from TalkSport.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

Button linked with Top Gear presenter role

Jenson Button has been linked with a shock move... Read More »
2h ago from GrandPrix247.com

'Criticism of Lewis justified'

The scathing criticism of Lewis Hamilton's across... Read More »
46m ago from SkySports.com

Jorda 'surprised' by Mouton criticisms

Mouton, who won four World Rallies and is head of... Read More »
1h ago from Motorsport.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.