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  • Mark Webber calls the Porsche 911 GT3 RS a brutal little weapon

    The 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS delivers a world-class sports car experience for even the most ham-fisted of folks. Put the car in the hands of someone truly talented, however, and it becomes a potently fast beast capable of dishing out supercar-rivaling performance. Or, as Mark Webber puts it, the Porsche 911 GT3 RS is an "absolute brutal little weapon." That's high praise from the 41-year-old Aussie. Webber is, of course, quite accustomed to brutal weapons. He's a former Formula One race car driver and FIA World Endurance champion. Now he spends his days covering the races and as an ambassador...

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    Mark Webber claims he hit 209 mph in the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 at the Nürburgring

    Mark Webber seems to be living the dream. Following his retirement from racing, he stayed on with Porsche as a consultant and brand ambassador. But, it was revealed Webber had a hand in developing the outrageous 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS and he will continue to help develop track-focused cars. The...

  • Mark Webber takes delivery of a Porsche 918 Spyder
    Retired racer Mark Webber to help develop Porsche road cars

    Mark Webber isn't leaving Porsche anytime soon, though his role is changing from race cars to road cars. Following his retirement from racing in 2016, the Australian stayed on with Porsche as a consultant and brand ambassador. Now, he's going to have a hand in developing future road cars for the...

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    Mark Webber to retire from racing at end of 2016 season

    Mark Webber, a true legend of motorsport, has announced his retirement from professional racing. The Australian will step down at the end of the 2016 World Endurance Championship in which he is racing for leading team Porsche. That means his last race will be the 6 Hours of Bahrain on November 19...

  • Mark Webber takes delivery of a Porsche 918 Spyder
    Mark Webber Takes Delivery Of Porsche 918 Spyder

    It’s a well-known fact that racing driver Mark Webber is a huge fan of Porsche, with the Australian even purchasing the last 911 GT2 RS during his days driving for the Infiniti Red Bull Racing Formula One team. Now he’s added an even faster Porsche to his fleet, the 918 Spyder hybrid...

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    Mark Webber Quitting F1 To Join Porsche’s 2014 Le Mans LMP1 Campaign

    Formula One ace Mark Webber has been confirmed as one of the drivers for Porsche’s LMP1 campaign in the 2014 World Endurance Championship and the event’s highlight, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Australian has signed a multi-year contract with Porsche which means he will no longer be...

  • Mark Webber buys a 2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS

    Following the series of mishaps afflicting Mark Webber’s Chinese Grand Prix over the weekend, including the inadequate amount of fuel that was placed in his car during qualifying, which led to him starting the race from pit lane, one might easily think the Aussie is ready to quit his Red Bull Racing team. There’s a lot of speculation suggesting Webber is about to do just that, along with announcing a new deal with Porsche that will see him drive for the German automaker in its assault on the 24 Hours of Le Mans next year. In fact, Radio Le Mans reported today that Webber had...

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    Could Mark Webber Ditch F1 To Race For Porsche At Le Mans?

    Following the conclusion of the controversial Malaysian Grand Prix a fortnight ago, the rumor mill has been working overtime with news Red Bull Racing driver Mark Webber may quit Formula One at the end of the current season in order to join Porsche for its 24 Hours of Le Mans campaign in 2014...

  • Mark Webber and Sebastian Vettel - Image courtesy of Red Bull Racing
    Mark Webber Wins Season-Ending Formula 1 Brazilian Grand Prix

    Mark Webber won his first grand prix of the year at the 2011 Formula 1 season finale yesterday at the Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He was victorious at the Brazilian Grand Prix in 2009 and he repeated that feat--and bagged himself a fastest lap just for good measure--at...

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    Race Car Tech: Improving The Breed, Or Ruining The Racing?

    Carmakers love motor racing. The phrase "Win on Sunday, sell on Monday" didn't come about for no reason - racing is a great way of raising the profile of your cars and the buying public love knowing that some of the technology in their cars has filtered down from the race track. That's the theory...

  • Vettel barely ahead of Hamilon at 2011 Spanish Grand Prix
    Sebastian Vettel Barely Holds Off Lewis Hamilton At Spanish Grand Prix

    German youngster Sebastian Vettel managed to extend his lead in the 2011 Formula 1 Championship by clenching victory at yesterday’s 2011 Spanish Grand Prix, though his closest rival, McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton, kept on his tail from the 20th to the final 66th lap. In the end, only 0.63...

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    2011 Turkish Grand Prix: Weather Report

    As we saw on Friday very wet weather at this weekend’s 2011 Turkish Grand Prix caused havoc for drivers during practice, with even reigning champion and current points leader Sebastian Vettel suffering a crash. Fortunately for the drivers the skies managed to clear up for Saturday’s...

  • Mark Webber buys a 2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS

    What car do you buy when your usual mode of transportation is a Formula One race car? Well, in Mark Webber’s case, you buy a brand new 2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS. The Aussie F1 star took delivery of his latest ride, the fastest and most powerful road-going model ever built by Porsche, just before Christmas of last year and he reportedly paid the full retail price. This is despite Webber currently having an association with Porsche in the UK, where the car was bought. It’s interesting to see Webber likes to drive fast, on and off the track. We also know that he has a fondness for...

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