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06/30/10
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Webber was worried about hitting a bridge  Mark Webber said that his biggest fear immediately after his Red Bull took off in the European Grand Prix was hitting something whilst airborne.

Webber was launched into a spectacular somersault when his Red Bull clipped the rear wheel of Heikki Kovalainen’s Lotus in an attempt to pass the slower car. Luckily, the Australian's car flipped upside down momentarily before righting itself and ending up in the safety barriers. He then walked away unscathed.

"I was worried about bridges or things that I could hit up in the air," said Webber, who escaped with minor bruising. "I knew I was involved in a huge crash, and that I was just a passenger.

"But I knew there was a lot of run-off down there, so that was good. I was also happy it was a tire wall and not the Techpro stuff because that is not as good as the tires.

"After Singapore, what happened last year, this was a nicer cushioning hit for me. The biggest surprise was being in a Formula One race and having someone brake that early. But things like that happen. The impact wasn't too hard. It was okay because I had a massive forward momentum, so that was good."

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