Five themes to watch for in Germany

Five themes to watch for in Germany

Will Mark Webber lead his first lap of the season? What can Hamilton do in the race after a sensational qualifying showing? And what will the best strategy be? Edd Straw analyses the German GP's pre-race storylines

Webber's quest to lead a lap

Mark Webber's third pole position of the season throws up an inevitable question: Will he finally lead a lap for the first time in 2011? In Spain, he was beaten to the first corner by Fernando Alonso and at Silverstone two weeks ago it was Red Bull team-mate Sebastian Vettel who got the jump on him when the lights went out.

"I hope I lead one lap tomorrow, which is the last lap," he said shortly after his mighty pole position lap.

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