The man who would be king: Webber on 2010

The man who would be king: Webber on 2010

Against the odds, Mark Webber emerged as a strong championship contender in 2010, leading the battle for a big part of the year, only to lose out in the final race. Adam Cooper talked to the Australian about a season when he finally earned the respect he deserved

After the Abu Dhabi GP Mark Webber travelled with Sebastian Vettel first to Austria and then Milton Keynes as Red Bull celebrated its double world championship victory. It can't have been easy for the Aussie, who must have spent at least part of the journey ruminating over what might have been.

While Vettel dashed back to Abu Dhabi for Pirelli testing and then continued on his victory tour, Webber slipped away to enjoy some quiet time at home. He popped up on Twitter last week, reporting not on some glamorous celebration, but a trip to the vet. His dog had had a go at eating one of the family chickens...

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