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Webber surprised by Red Bull RB8 qualifying speed

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Mark Webber says that he surprised by Red Bull qualifying pace for Bahrain Grand Prix, Webber set third position on the grid behind the McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton.

Webber’s team-mate Sebastian Vettel claim his first 2012 pole position, Red Bull return to good shape and expecting tomorrow they compete with McLaren and Mercedes.

Red Bull duo Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel has currently fourth and fifth on the Championship standing.

“I’m pretty surprised to be as competitive as we are at a track that is demanding at what are not our strengths, but it is good for the guys, it is pretty tough on the tyres here, there were a few surprises yesterday, so let’s see how it unfolds tomorrow. I have been quite all weekend and feel confident for tomorrow.” Webber said.

“I think it is always beneficial if you go a bit latter,” he added. “This track was sensitive all weekend, Seb did a good lap and a good pole.

“It was a pretty good session, qualifying wasn’t easy for us, the guys did a great job and pretty happy with P3, right up there at the front.”


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