Milton Keynes F1 squad confirm that Mark Webber will stay with Red Bull Racing for the 2013 Formula 1 season, the team has announced, ending speculation that the Australian could be in line for a move to Ferrari.
Recently in F1 paddock rumors are surrounded that Webber to joins Ferrari or Webber to call it stops the F1 career at the end of this season.
The Australian F1 speedy joined the Red Bull Racing in 2007, but he has been on a rolling one-year contract for the past few seasons.
“I’ve been with Red Bull Racing since 2007 and have achieved nine grand prix wins during that time.” Mark Webber said.
“I’m high on confidence at the moment and firing on all cylinders. I know the Team well and I’m very comfortable here; we have grown together over the years and it feels like absolutely the right thing to stay with Red Bull for another season.”
“The Team is constantly working hard to improve in all areas and we’ve shown that together we can win races. It’s great to be able to make this announcement off the back of the win in Silverstone at the weekend and I’m looking forward to competing on the edge and pushing myself in every race again next season.”
Red Bull Racing team Principal Christian Horner said: “Mark has driven very well in the first nine races of this season and his performance has been impressive. Much of his Formula One success has been during his time with Red Bull Racing and together we have achieved 10 poles, nine wins and 31 podiums.”
“As there was a strong desire from both sides to continue the partnership, it was a logical decision to extend our relationship and it is with great pleasure that we confirm Mark will drive for us in 2013.”
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