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RB9 looks to extend Red Bull purple patch

Asked in German about whether what strategy he had in mind for the season, Vettel raised his pinkie finger to the corner of his mouth, Dr Evil, style, and replied; "We're making our secret plans!"

In a more serious vein, Vettel added that he had no plans to skip any of the upcoming test sessions, like his rival Fernando Alonso at Ferrari. "Testing is limited. I look forward to driving and sharing the days with Mark," he said.

His team mate Mark Webber was also present for the launch, and insisted that he was still in with a shot of picking up a world championship of his own this season.

"I feel I can be a contender for the title," said the veteran Australian driver. "I know I need I need 100 per cent support, I can't do it with 99 per cent."

"It doesn't matter which driver wins as long as it's our car," insisted team principal Christian Horner when asked whether the team would be 'playing favourites' with their drivers in 2013.

Webber said he hadn't been following the unveiling of any other team cars launched so far in the last week. "I've been focused on this baby," he said. "I haven't seen a single photo of another car!"





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