Mark Webber, Red Bull, Nurburgring, 2011

Webber: Pole lap “was my complete limit”

2011 German Grand PrixPosted on | Author Keith Collantine

Mark Webber said he couldn’t have gone any quicker on his pole position lap at the Nurburgring.

Speaking after taking pole he said: “The performance has been getting a little better in the last few races. This track seems to be not too bad for me in the past.

“I must say the session went pretty well with the exception of the first [soft tyre] run in Q2, the only run in Q2. That wasn’t very smooth but the other two laps were good.

“The boys did a great job on the car. We’ve had some pretty late nights in the lead up to this event so we’ve recovered well and got it all together at the end their.

“I was thinking on my in-lap, ‘If someone gets me, they deserve it”, because I don’t think I could have got much more out of it. It was my complete limit, it was a pretty good lap.

“So it’s very satisfying to see no-one grabs you at the end there because it’s a pretty anxious wait, those last few seconds.”

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