Webber delighted with string of poles

Mark Webber hailed Red Bull Racing's string of pole positions after securing the team's seventh top spot in a row this season in Turkey

Webber delighted with string of poles

It was also the Australian's third consecutive pole and the fourth of the year as he kept his momentum going following his wins in Spain and Monaco.

"It is a great record, it shows tremendous pace in the car and we have been to a lot of different venues now," said Webber, leading the championship after two victories in a row.

"We are still a quick team, that is a big feather in our cap. It is a real credential to the whole team that we can come to each track and be strong.

"We have had a good run of it of late, and we need to get better on Sundays so we have done it in the last few races and that is what team's focus will be on tomorrow."

Webber, who admitted things did not look promising in second practice yesterday, is confident that his race pace will be strong again.

"I had a very, very poor long run in P2," he said. "Normally my long runs have been fine this year, this is normally a strength for me, but it didn't work that well in P2 on Friday but we got on top of it, and will do tomorrow. It will be an interesting race."

And the Australian also backed his team's decision to remove the F-duct tested on Friday.

"We went in with our eyes wide open. It is a special project to get right. McLaren got it right and fair play to them. We had more to lose than gain by taking risks. We are not fifth or sixth quickest, we are in the hunt, so let's consolidate.

"We don't put stuff on car to go slower and we won't start now."

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