European GP: Red Bull Racing preview

Mark Webber Having a great time getting used to not doing very much. I didn't really feel the need for the break after Hungary, but I reckon I'll feel the benefit when we come to the final three races of this season. I've been here in the South...

Mark Webber

Having a great time getting used to not doing very much. I didn't really feel the need for the break after Hungary, but I reckon I'll feel the benefit when we come to the final three races of this season. I've been here in the South of France for the whole break, catching up with a load of friends, even allowing myself the occasional glass of wine! But don't worry, I haven't forgotten the day job completely and I've spent a lot of time cycling up the mountains. It's a beautiful part of the world to ride a bike. I didn't bump into any other F1 types -- always a plus point! But my Kiwi mate, triathlon and Ironman champ Richard Usher came and joined us here, so generally it's been a great opportunity to catch up with people you don't normally see during the season.

Sebastian Vettel

Sorry for not sending this earlier, but I'm having a very busy break! Time has flown by since Hungary and the highlight for me was going to Finland to watch the World Championship Rally. It's the first time I've seen one 'live' and it was an amazing experience. I went to a lot of the Special Stages and even being a spectator means you have to be a fast driver just to get to the viewing points. Looking at the roads there, you can see why so many Finns are great racing drivers! Apart from that, it's been the usual F1 cliche of "relaxing and training." I can't wait to get back to work in Valencia, where I came sixth last year -- it's a fun track to drive, much quicker than a normal street circuit like Monaco or Singapore.

-credit: rb

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Mark Webber , Sebastian Vettel
Teams Red Bull Racing