Red Bull expecting Webber to stay

Red Bull is confident Mark Webber will remain with the Formula One team despite being undermined at the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Team-mate Sebastian Vettel overtook Webber late in the race, against team orders.

Team boss Christian Horner says Webber knows that there was no conspiracy against him to get Vettel the win.

"He's in a car that's capable of winning grand prixs and hopefully going for a championship, so I've got no doubt that Mark will see out the season with us."

Christian Horner says Webber knows it was the intention of the team that he win that race.

Vettel apologised in person to Red Bull staff for ignoring team orders.

"He's said he can’t turn back the clock but he's accepted what he did was wrong," Horner said of Vettel, who visited the Milton Keynes factory on Tuesday to address employees.

"He's apologised to the team and to every single member of staff for his actions, because he recognises the team is vitally important and being part of the team is a crucial aspect to being able to challenge for those championships."

Horner recognised that the fans wanted to see drivers racing each other but said his responsibilities were to the 600 people employed by the team and whose bonuses are dictated by the position in the constructors' championship.

"The responsibility is to make sure that the team achieves its maximum," he said.

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