Webber edges closer to Aussie legend status

Webber edges closer to Aussie legend status

Mark Webber's ninth grand prix win brought him within three of Alan Jones, and five of triple champion Jack Brabham. Michele Merlino counts up Webber's mounting achievements and looks at other vital stats from Silverstone

Mark Webber's victory at Silverstone was the ninth of his career – that's more than John Surtees (6), Jochen Rindt (6) or Gilles Villeneuve. It means that the Australian is now 33rd in the all-time winners list, three victories away from Alan Jones and five from his nation's most successful driver, Jack Brabham.

The British Grand Prix also marks Webber's 32nd podium, which means he has now stood on the rostrum more times than any other Australian, including triple world champion Brabham (31 times).

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