Why Webber is key to the driver market

Why Webber is key to the driver market

With back-to-back race wins, Red Bull's Mark Webber has suddenly become F1's hottest prospect. Common sense suggests he should stay with a winning team, but Renault and Ferrari are lurking in the wings... Jonathan Noble untangles the latest paddock twists

Away from the on-track spectacle, the glamour and the endless partying, the Monaco Grand Prix has always traditionally been an intriguing place to be from the gossip spectacle.

It is usually the place where the deals are done – sponsors fly in to commit their mega-bucks, teams and drivers begin putting some serious thought onto next year and those outfits that are going badly (or even going well) start pondering future staff changes.

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