Webber hints he might change F1 teams

Mark Webber has indicated he is in no rush to sign a new contract with Red Bull. In the wake of his two wins within a week in Spain and Monaco, the Austrian team has indicated it is keen to re-sign the 33-year-old for 2011. But Australian...

Mark Webber has indicated he is in no rush to sign a new contract with Red Bull.

In the wake of his two wins within a week in Spain and Monaco, the Austrian team has indicated it is keen to re-sign the 33-year-old for 2011.

But Australian Webber has also been linked recently with a switch to Ferrari, and he told Britain's Daily Mail newspaper that he is not certain who his employer will be next year.

"I've just won two races, back-to-back, and people are asking me where I'm going to drive next year," said the joint championship leader.

"I'm very close to the guys at Red Bull, we've been through a lot, and I have a great relationship with them. Yet things happen and change very fast in this business, and you never know what's around the corner," added Webber.

Interestingly, after boss Christian Horner and advisor Helmut Marko commented on Webber's situation post-Monaco, team owner Dietrich Mateschitz is now quoted as wading in on the status of Sebastian Vettel's current teammate.

"They have different personalities, but when they go into battle they are winners," the Austrian billionaire told Germany's Bild am Sonntag.

Mateschitz also described Webber as a "stereotype of the fair, athletic sportsman".

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Mark Webber , Sebastian Vettel
Teams Ferrari