Video: 200 and counting for Mark Webber

A look back at the Australian's sensational career as he approaches his 200th Grand Prix.
By Tom Bellingham

The Bahrain Grand Prix will mark a special milestone for one driver, when Mark Webber competes in his 200th Grand Prix. The Infiniti Red Bull Racing star has notched up nine victories, 11 poles, 35 podiums and of course has helped the team to collect three World Constructors Championships in the last three years.

In this video Mark reflects on his incredible career to date and we hear from the people who supported him on his journey to the top, which includes Red Bull Racing's Christian Horner and Adrian Newey, former team mate David Coulthard and his former bosses Paul Stoddart and Sir Frank Williams.

The Australian's career started back in 2002 when he debuted in front of his home crowd in Melbourne. Mark took a fairytale fifth place for the Minardi team, a success which saw him and team boss Paul Stoddart given their own podium celebration to the delight of the home crowd.

It would be three years before his first official trip to the podium, when he finished third at the Monaco Grand Prix, a track which has become some what of a speciality for him.

2009 was the year where all Mark's hard work paid off, scoring his maiden victory at the Nurburgring in Germany and it wasn't long before more wins followed, taking eight more including two at the famous Monaco Grand Prix, where he joined names like Juan Manuel Fangio, Niki Lauda and Fernando Alonso as two-time winners of the event.

Mark Webber's Career in stats

Races: 199
Wins: 9
Poles: 11
Podiums: 35
Fastest Laps: 14
Points: 874.5

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