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Webber prepares for final leg surgery during the winter break

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File: Mark Webber receives medical attention at the
scene after a collision with a car during day four
of the Mark Webber Pure Tasmania Challenge 2008
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Formula 1 veteran Mark Webber again successively finished F1 season with Red Bull racing. Following the season Webber says that he is currently preparing himself for his final leg surgery, which was broken while he was challenging in his annual Tasmania Challenge back in 2008.

Mark Webber was involved in a head-on collision with a car while competing in a multi-discipline charity event in Tasmania in 2008. Following bike accident four years ago in which his leg was broken and he underwent some major surgery.

“I’m getting some surgery on the leg I broke in a mountain bike accident at the end of 2008,” Webber explained to BBC Sport.

“It has been planned for ages and I am getting the last bit of metal support taken out of it while I have the chance.”

Also he added that this winter first schedule is “Tasmania Challenge, an endurance event that raises money for cancer charities and the Tasmanian devil, an endangered mammal on the island.”

The Australian said to BBC sport about the 2012 Season, “Formula 1 season is finished and I have mixed feelings about it.”

“It was fantastic to win both the Monaco and British Grands Prix for the second time in three years – the victories were quite well spread out in 2012 and not easy to come by.”

“I was in a great position to challenge for the championship after that victory at Silverstone. Unfortunately, the season unravelled a bit for me after that and I wasn’t able to join my Red Bull Racing team-mate Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso in the title battle.”

“I was pleased that I improved my qualifying against Seb this year – 2011 was difficult for me in lots of ways but this season I was pretty much back to where I had been in 2010. “ Webber said.


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