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Webber wins British GP


Australian Mark Webber drove his Red Bull Formula One car to his third victory this season

Webber overtook teammate Sebastian Vettel on the opening lap of the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, and managed to finish 1.36 seconds ahead of championship leader Lewis Hamilton.

Webber was initially angry at havign to hand over a key car part to Vettel, celebrating his win by quipping "Not bad for a number two driver."

Webber's car had the old version of Red Bull's front wing since qualifying on Saturday when the new design was stripped and handed to Vettel, who subsequently took pole.

Nico Rosberg of Mercedes was third.

With nine races to go, Hamilton leads the overall standings with 145 points, 12 ahead of McLaren teammate Jenson Button on 133. Webber is now third with 128 after becoming the first driver this season to win three races and Vettel is fourth with 121.

Englishman Jenson Button, the defending world champion, climbed 10 places from 14th on the grid to finish fourth.

Fernando Alonso finished 14th after a drive-through penalty for going onto to the grass to overtake Kubica, and a late puncture after touching Force India's Vitantonio Liuzzi

The other drivers to score were Rubens Barrichello of Williams, who was fifth, followed by Sauber's Kamui Kobayashi, who was ahead of Vettel, Adrian Sutil, Michael Schumacher and Nico Hulkenberg.


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