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Mark Webber admits that he will thinks about his future with Red Bull Racing, following his team-mate Sebastian Vettel seals controversial Malaysian Grand Prix victory.

The Australian led the race after the final pit stops and the Red Bull ordered hold position to the end of the race but Vettel passed Webber on the lap 46 following an intense battle.

Following the race Webber claiming on the podium that Vettel “will have protection as usual” from the Red Bull pecking order.

Shortly, Webber was asked if the expansion will make him think his future with the team and maybe even in Formula 1, to which Webber responded: “My mind, in the last 15 laps was thinking that many things, yes. Many, many things.”

“Let’s just say there were a lot of things going through my mind in the last 15 laps of the Grand Prix, lots of different reasons, not just from [the race] but also from the past. We’ll see what happens. We’ve got three weeks before the next race.”

“I think it’s very early days right now, it’s very raw, obviously, and we need to work out how the team goes best forwards from here. That’s obviously going to be discussed this week. I will be in Australia on my surfboard, the phone won’t be engaged, see what happens.”

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