Webber's chance to eclipse Vettel

Webber's chance to eclipse Vettel

At Interlagos this weekend, Mark Webber has a shot at a record that even team-mate Sebastian Vettel can't claim. EDD STRAW explains

Mark Webber has the chance to achieve something unique on his 215th and final grand prix start on Sunday in Brazil. If he wins, which is not such an unrealistic prospect given that he's driving a Red Bull and has been on pole for two of the last four races, he'll be the only driver to win single-handedlyon his swansong world championship outing before retiring from Formula 1.

Ignoring the ever-irritating anomalies thrown up by the 11 Indianapolis 500s from 1950-1960 that were technically part of the world championship but in reality nothing of the sort,only two drivers have won on their final world championship start: Luigi Fagioli in the 1951 French GP, which owed more to Juan Manuel Fangio's virtuosity after he took over the veteran Italian's Alfa Romeo, and Jim Clark at Kyalami in 1968.

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