Webber: I'm still in the title hunt

Mark Webber says he can still win the Formula 1 World Championship despite crashing out of the Korean Grand Prix in wet conditions and potentially losing his points lead in the process

Webber: I'm still in the title hunt

The Australian spun out of second position after running wide onto a kerb, then struck a wall before being collected by Nico Rosberg's Mercedes in a race badly affected by long delays because of rain.

The accident occurred as his title rival and team-mate Sebastian Vettel was extending his lead at the front of the field.

Should the German win the race and Fernando Alonso finish second, Webber would drop to third in the championship with nine points covering the three of them.

Asked whether he can still win, Webber told the BBC: "Absolutely. "Positions are not really important at the moment, the points are the important thing.

"They can change very quickly and this is my second non-finish of the year, but there are still two races to go and I will do my absolute best," he said.

Webber admitted that his retirement was entirely down to his own mistake.

"Totally my fault," he said. "I got a wheel on the kerb on the exit of Turn 12 and it was a very slow motion moment off the back of it. Totally my mistake. Today isn't my day.

"It was a very long one (slide), frustrating. I thought I had done enough but in the end it wasn't enough. The wall obviously was close and did some damage and then I wrecked Nico's race as well.

"It brings me back to them on points and we are all back together again so we go to the final two races."

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