Veteran Australian motor racing driver Mark Webber said Monday he had been left with a "stinking headache" after sustaining bruising and concussion in a high-speed crash at the Six Hours of Sao Paulo event.
Formula One driver Jenson Button received some friendly advice from Mark Webber about his future indecisions. Responding to a tweet by the British driver, Webber suggested that world endurance championship will be a viable option for the former world champion.
Mark Webber has paid tribute to the mentoring role Jack Brabham played in his own career, saying the three-times Formula One champion had taken the "hardest road" and made it easier for other Australians to follow.
Disqualified in Australia and dumped with a 10-place grid penalty after Malaysia, even the eternally optimistic Daniel Ricciardo was struggling to stay positive after a testing start to his Red Bull career.
Williams driver Felipe Massa stands by his decision to ignore team orders to let teammate Valtteri Bottas pass him in the closing stages of Sunday`s Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix, saying the team should recognize he has his own interests to pursue in the drivers` championship.
Daniel Ricciardo`s promotion to the Red Bull hot seat promised a more pliable partner for Sebastian Vettel, but the 24-year-old`s impressive qualifying at his home Grand Prix suggests the world champion has another gritty Australian to deal with.
Australian Daniel Ricciardo, who has replaced compatriot Mark Webber as quadruple champion Sebastian Vettel`s team mate, broke down on his first lap of the day and managed only two further circuits before Red Bull called time.