Webber reveals that Ferrari switch for 2013 and 2014 was nearly a done deal

Red Bull driver Mark Webber has admitted he came very close to ending his career in a Ferrari.

“So close,” he is quoted by Speed Week in the Abu Dhabi paddock, “that I had to take the phone in my hand and call (Red Bull team owner) Dietrich Mateschitz.”

Webber, who will leave Formula 1 and switch to Le Mans for 2014 after this month’s Brazilian Grand Prix, is referring to last season, when Ferrari was on the market to replace Felipe Massa.

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