Report Suggests Mark Webber Will Join Porsche In '14, Drive 24 Hours Of Le Mans
Australian F1 driver Mark Webber "will reportedly leave Red Bull and join for Porsche in '14," according to Frank Schneider of BILD. Sources told Bild that Webber "is on the list of the Stuttgart-based company to drive a new prototype for its factory team" at the 24 Hours of Le Mans race and in eight World Endurance Championship races. Webber is reportedly already in contact with Porsche and has stated his interest in the project. Meanwhile, Red Bull Owner Dietrich Mateschitz "has mentioned Lotus driver Kimi Räikkönen as a possible replacement for Webber" (BILD, 4/2).