Monaco

Last Race: 24th May Monaco

Monaco GP Results
Pos Driver
1 Nico Rosberg
2 Sebastian Vettel
3 Lewis Hamilton
Canada

Next Race: 07th June Canada

Webber: Red Bull will be very strong

2013-12-15 06:36:00

 RSS

Share:

Webber: Red Bull will be very strong

It's not exactly something that F1 fans will want to hear ahead of the 2014 season, but Mark Webber believes Red Bull will once again be favourites...

It's not exactly something that F1 fans will want to hear ahead of the 2014 season, but Mark Webber believes Red Bull will once again be favourites.


Having won four consecutive Drivers' and Constructors' Championship, many are hoping that the change in regulations next year will give other teams a chance to get ahead of the Milton Keynes squad.

The move from the current V8 power units to the 1.6-litre V6 turbo-charged engines means everyone will start the campaign on level playing foot, but Webber has some bad news for those who believe someone other than Sebastian Vettel will be at the front.

"Seb's the favourite for the Drivers' Championship," the Australian is quoted as saying by BBC Sport.

"They'll be favourites for starting the season very strongly, which is probably not what people at home want to hear."

He added: "I think they are going to be very strong. It's an engine category next year more than probably a car/aerodynamic category, which is probably not a bad thing for some people.

"But there will also still be decent driver input, especially from a brainpower perspective in terms of pacing and managing and all the technology the cars are going to have next year, which will help Sebastian. That's right up his alley. Perfect for him."

Model Cara Delevingne meets football star Cristiano Ronaldo

Editor's Picks

Good Race, Bad Race: Monaco

Good Race, Bad Race: Monaco

How fortune can turn on a dime...

PF1's Monaco Conclusions

PF1's Monaco Conclusions

Mercedes gave a lesson on how to screw up a race while Max Verstappen learnt how not to overtake...

Forum: Good For A Laugh

Forum: Good For A Laugh

Nico Rosberg laughed off number two claims; the Forum laughed at him laughing it off...

F1 Could Learn From FIFA

F1 Could Learn From FIFA

The F1 Strategy Group's latest vision for the sport falls well short of the existential threat to F1: sustainability...

PF1 Fantasy Racing

PF1 Fantasy Racing

Are you a Ross Brawn or a Paul Stoddart? Can you manage money like Bernie or Caterham? Let's find out...