Mark Webber has re-signed with Red Bull Racing for another season

Mark Webber will be remaining on the Red Bull Racing payroll for at least another season, with the team finally announcing that it had agreed to terms with the Australian – who is also celebrating his 35th birthday today – for a one-year extension to his contract.

The news closes off suggestions that Red Bull protégé Daniel Ricciardo would replace his compatriot, meaning that Ricciardo will theoretically be competing with Toro Rosso regulars Jaime Alguersuari and Sébastien Buemi – along with GP2 driver Jean-Eric Vergne – for for the potentially available seats at the Faenza squad.

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