• Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - FP2

KERS problem curtails Webber's practice

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Mark Webber: "We'll get it fixed tonight and come back tomorrow" © Getty Images
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Mark Webber confirmed that a KERS problem brought his second practice session to a premature end at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, but he is not overly concerned by the lost time.

Webber was called back to the pits after water was seen leaking from his car as he left the garage on his heavy fuel run. On his return the mechanics inspected the car and soon after he climbed out and took his helmet off at the back of the garage.

"We had a KERS issue, which wasn't the same as last week [in India]," he said. "It never helps to miss some running on the track during practice, but it's not a big deal. The track will move around a little bit from where it is now, but not a huge amount; it's in pretty good shape straightaway. We'll get it fixed tonight and come back tomorrow."

Asked whether he was able to find a set-up in the time he had, Webber said: "Normally I struggle around car park-style race tracks, but I'll do my best to push as hard as possible around all the second-gear corners that are here this weekend. I'll do what I can tomorrow and qualify as high as I can and enjoy the race on Sunday."