Webber sets sights on second Spain win

Mark Webber is targeting a second straight win at the Spanish Grand Prix after securing his first pole of the season on Saturday

Webber sets sights on second Spain win

The Australian beat team-mate Sebastian Vettel to the top spot to end the German's run of poles, although the world champion was unable to use KERS during qualifying.

Webber, the winner of the Barcelona race last year, insisted he has his sights set on victory now.

"Absolutely. I will relax tonight have a good sleep and come back tomorrow. I am looking forward to trying to get the victory tomorrow," he added.

"If I am in this position tomorrow coming out of the last corner then I will be happy."

The Red Bull driver admitted he was expecting the fight for pole to be between himself and Vettel only, with the team clearly ahead all of its rivals.

"It was a good session," said Webber. "I think it was pretty clear going into qualifying that we might have a bit of margin, so it was Seb and I to fight for the front row.

"You can never underestimate these guys but we thought we would battle for pole. We got through on the first set of hards, some other people did as well, and then the crucial part was getting it right for Q3.

"Ii was a nice lap, a good battle with Seb and today was my day."

He said a better understanding of Pirelli's tyres means he is closing the gap to Vettel, the pole setter in the first four races of the year.

"I am getting a better understanding of the tyres. They are new for everybody and up to everybody to get on top of them. Also I was not particularly slow in Sepang and also in China but we didn't have smooth weekends."

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