The man who should replace Webber at Porsche

The man who should replace Webber at Porsche

There's a plum Porsche LMP1 seat up for grabs next season - and a Briton waiting in the wings who would be perfect for the spot

Mark Webber's retirement from professional motorsport at the end of 2016 will mark more than the end of a career that netted nine Formula 1 grands prix victories and the '15 World Endurance championship. It also opens up a space in one of the most exciting manufacturer seats in motorsport.

Porsche has made a predictably impressive impact on Le Mans and the WEC since it returned to top-level sportscar racing in 2014. Not only has the 919 Hybrid twice won the Le Mans 24 Hours, it is well on its way to a second drivers' and manufacturers' double crown.

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