Mark Webber has revealed that he will not be pressing Red Bull Racing to finalise his situation for next season, despite setting himself up for -back-to-back grand prix wins in Spain and Monaco.

The Australian, who won comprehensively at the Circuit de Catalunya last Sunday, stunned the F1 paddock with a 1min 13.826secs lap in the final moments of qualifying in the Principality, securing perhaps the most important pole position of the season.

Although he admits that he still has a lot of hard work to do to convert pole into victory, however, Webber is now being viewed as a bona fide championship contender, despite a slow start to the campaign. Second place - from pole - in Malaysia highlighted the disappointing eighth and ninth place results that surrounded it, but the Red Bull veteran bounced back into contention with victory in Spain and, currently 17 points off the championship lead, could close the gap spectacularly with a second successive win on Sunday afternoon.

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Despite his upswing in form, however, Webber insists that no agreement has been reached with Red Bull Racing to extend his contract beyond 2010 and, having been rumoured as a possible replacement for Felipe Massa at Ferrari next season [see story here], said that he was content to focus on matters on track for the time being.

"I certainly haven't come to any agreements yet, but there's still a long way to go in terms of what to do for next year," the Australian confirmed, "We've worked very hard over the last few years, Red Bull and myself, to get into this situation.

"I'm actually in no real rush to make any big decisions myself, [and] I think both of us are very happy with each other. [There's] a lot of trust with each other, so let's see how it goes. There's plenty of time."

Webber admitted to clipping the barriers during the opening lap of his qualifying run, and was relieved to escape the sort of damage that could have left him floundering deep in the top ten.

"I don't know if my [third] lap was enough - I can't really remember, as it was a bit of a blur, to be honest," he said of his four-lap run, "I remember it was pretty quick, but I told [race engineer] Ciaran Pilbeam that lap three and four were the ones I was going to try and murder if I could. The first lap went okay - I brushed the armco pretty hard starting the second sector on that lap, and then finished that lap and went again for another one.

"If you could ever just say I want to tidy up the details from the previous lap, it doesn't often happen, but today's laps just all came together - nice clean exits and the car was again a pleasure. We know the armco is very close for the whole lap, and you need to be very accurate and obviously trust yourself, trust the car and go and get the job done.

"I built up to it nicely. I knew that Q3 was what it is all about and it was a good way to finish the session. Generally, we do two runs in Q3, so you get a bit of an idea where people are sitting but, when you just do one run, obviously you know it needs to be spot on as you don't have a second chance. I know Robert did two runs so it is a good result for the team, but we have got to capitalise as best we can. We know someone had misfortune today - it was hard luck for Fernando [Alonso], but these are the types of things that can happen during the season when we have got to try and capitalise."

Should he go on and claim victory in the season's blue riband event, Webber would complete his emulation of Sir Jack Brabham, the last Australian to take pole and win in the Principality - and a hero in the Webber household.

"It will probably sink in a little bit later, but I wouldn't be here without Jack Brabham," the 33-year old admitted, "My dad followed Jack when he was a young boy and that started the dream in the Webber household. He wasn't that interested in what my dad calls 'taxi racing', he was interested in single-seaters and that's where it started, I suppose.

"Jack is an absolute legend of the sport, we know that, and he's been very good to me over the years and since I've been to Europe. Of course, it's an honour to get pole today, but it would be the biggest highlight of my career if I could join him [as a Monaco winner] tomorrow. I've got two hours work to do tomorrow afternoon, but it's possible. I'm not under any illusion that it's going to be handed to me, but I'm looking forward."