Former Formula 1 star and current Porsche factory driver, Mark Webber knows a thing or two about open-wheeled driving. With the Bahrain Grand Prix running this weekend he was talking about F1 as well as tires and the World Endurance Championship (WEC).
The Australian is passionate about Motorsport and he has let some of that out. The racer is one the best drivers in the world, so his opinion counts for quite a bit.
Click past the jump (or scroll down if you came directly to the full article) to see just what Mark had to say about F1 and WEC.
Mark took to Twitter the give his thoughts on open-wheeled racing and the various series dependence on the tire management. Below are his thoughts on it including his comments about F1.
Mark Webber: Blood’s boiling watching most single seater categories including F1 become completely dependant on extreme tyre management
Let drivers push.
Also on Twitter Mr. Webber was asked by a fan if he would consider a return to Formula 1.
Webber Fan: you Need to get back into a F1 car :):)
Mark replied with his thoughts on his competitive future.
Mark Webber: wouldn’t trade in the race-trim of my 919. #flatoutracing
These words should be music to the ears of any Porsche enthusiast. With Mark behind the wheel of one of the 919 Hybrids, the company’s chances of victory look a lot better (at least when the car doesn’t have mechanical issues).