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Confident Webber 'relishing' prospect of fight back

ESPNF1 Staff
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Mark Webber retired from the Korean Grand Prix after spinning off © Getty Images
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Red Bull driver Mark Webber is relishing the prospect of chasing down Fernando Alonso's lead in the drivers' championship at the final two races of the season.

Webber led the drivers' standings by 14 points heading into last weekend's Korean Grand Prix, but after spinning off on lap 19 he now trails Ferrari's Alonso by 11 points. However, he is confident that his Red Bull team, which has taken 14 pole positions and seven wins this season, can still deliver in the final two rounds.

"It was a pretty extraordinary race and it's closed things up at the top of the world championship," Webber told his official website. "But I absolutely believe that I can win the title. The RB6 is a great car and I'm going to relish these last two races in Brazil and Abu Dhabi.

"To be racing against guys of Fernando's calibre is very rewarding and beating them is what sport at this level is all about."

His team-mate Vettel is also keen to bounce back after he retired with an engine failure in Korea. However, after taking pole at the last two grands prix and leading the majority of both, he said he will not change the way he is driving.

"Nothing is going to change in my approach to the final two rounds," Vettel said. "My [engine] failure makes everything more interesting and difficult. But it is still possible. I am going to fight until the end."

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