Mark Webber has refused to comment on if he can win the title this year with Red Bull Racing, adding that it would be 'suicidal' to make such a prediction on the eve of the F1 2010 season.
His latest comments seemingly contradict those made last week, when he warned his rivals that the Milton Keynes based squad is 'in better shape than the other teams' and is also now 'one of the best if not the best teams in the pit-lane' [see separate story - click here
Speaking to Italian newspaper, Gazzetta dello Sport
though, he was a lot more reserved about his prospects.
"Don't expect me to say I'll win the title this year, that would be suicidal," Webber told the 'paper. "I aim to win more grand's prix than I did last year. Let's say we have a great opportunity to do something special.
"Anyway, it's early to say. It will be a very close championship to the end, and it will be very spectacular, I guarantee."
Asked about the car though, Webber again noted that the Renault-powered RB6 is looking good, something that has been evident during winter testing.
"With limited fuel on board it is just super quick," he continued. "The tyres have gone a step backwards for lack of competition, the lap times have increased, but the aerodynamics are amazing."
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