Vettel to debut RB5, Webber to return Sebastian Vettel will get the honor to complete the first laps in Red Bull Racing's 2009 contender: the RB5. On Monday the team will present its new car to the media at Jerez followed by its first official day of testing. Red Bull furthermore told GPUpdate.net Mark Webber will return in the car for the first time since he broke his leg on 11 February.
After a stunning year at Scuderia Toro Rosso Sebastian Vettel joined Red Bull Racing this winter. The young German will complete the first day of testing for Red Bull Racing at Jerez next week where the team will complete a three-day test.
Mark Webber will be back behind the wheel of a Formula 1 car for the first time since November's Brazilian Grand Prix. In November Webber broke his leg in a mountain bike accident but the Australian has worked hard to be fully recovered in time for the 2009 Formula 1 season.
"Mark Webber will drive the car for the first time on Wednesday 11 February," a Red Bull spokesperson confirmed to GPUpdate.net. It will be an important day for the team as Vettel had to work complete most of the work this winter at Red Bull Racing while an experienced driver as Mark Webber is extremely welcome with the number of rule changes introduced this year.
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