How Webber earned his wings at Silverstone

How Webber earned his wings at Silverstone

As the Red Bull favouritism row erupted at the British Grand Prix, Mark Webber showed he was a man on a mission come race day. Adam Cooper looks at how Webber got one of his sweetest wins yet

Mark Webber himself used the word 'karma,' and it somehow seemed an appropriate way to sum up his victory in Silverstone last weekend. He may have announced on his website on Wednesday night that everything is now clear between himself and the team, and he's moved on. But there's no question that on Sunday afternoon, he was a man on a mission.

And that was pretty clear to all at the first corner. Not for the first time this year the Red Bulls swapped positions on the run from the start, Webber helped by the fact that Sebastian Vettel didn't get away as well as he should have.

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