Despite all the recent furore and (we feel) appalling lack of support shown to him from certain quarters of the team, Mark Webber has signed a one-year extension to his contract with the Red Bull team.

This means that we could potentially see more shenanigans between Webber and his team-mate Sebastian Vettel next year!

"It’s widely know that I’m not interested in hanging around in Formula 1 just for the sake of it and at this stage of my career, I’m happy to take one year at a time," the current championship leader is quoted as in a team media statement.

The team already has Vettel’s services secured for 2011, meaning Red Bull is ostensibly the only team on the grid – McLaren aside – with a committed driver line-up for next year.

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Richard Bailey

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Hasn't missed a Grand Prix since 1989. Has a soft spot for Minardi. Tattooed with 35+ Grand Prix circuits.