Webber: Fernando has lost some of his lead, that’s good for all of us
5 September, 2012
Sep.5 (GMM) Red Bull driver Mark Webber insists he is not too worried despite falling from second to third in the drivers’ 2012 Formula One World Championship standings after the Belgian GP at Spa last weekend.
But because Ferrari’s Alonso scored no points at all at Spa, Webber’s deficit to the Spaniard has actually become smaller, and now stands at 32 points, with eight races to go.
“At the moment everything is very tight at the top,” the Red Bull driver told Austrian television Servus TV.
“Fernando has lost some of his lead, and that’s good for all of us,” added Webber.
He said dropping from second in the standings to third behind Vettel is not an issue.
“It is less about the position than about the points. Whether you’re second, third or fourth right now doesn’t matter, what matters is that you stay in reach.
“For me and the others, everything is still open with so many races still to go,” said the 36-year-old.
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