i’d say Webber still has it in him to be right at the top. Hopefully he has a good season next year. He really just needs to work on his race-starts. If he can manage that, he could be at RedBull for 3 more years. He is a great #2 driver.
To be frank I think he’s hoping 2012 will see him at least win multiple races. He’s said before he’s not in F1 to just trundle around. If he can’t do that next year; I don’t think he’ll even bother considering another year of F1.
I don’t get why he’s still struggling after 18 race weekends. He still seems to struggle with the tyres, as is particularly evident in slow corners.
Next year’s tyres will change in construction – so we’ll see how that affects things.