Jaguar driver Mark Webber has refused to deny reports that he could join the BMW WilliamsF1 team in 2005 to replace the McLaren-Mercedes bound Juan Pablo Montoya.

Webber, who joined 'the Cat' last year, and who signed a new two-year deal with the Milton Keynes based squad in May, added that while he was looking forward to driving for Jaguar in 2004, he would have to wait and see what happens for 2005.

The Australian told Reuters: "There is no question that I want to win grands prix and it is my job to do the best I can for the team I drive for, which at this stage is Jaguar for next year and maybe the year after."

"I make no secret of the fact that I admire the way Williams go about their work," added the former Renault/Benetton test driver, "But I'm massively focused towards Jaguar at the moment and I'm looking forward to staying with them for the next few years.

"But we'll see what happens. I've just got to keep driving."

Webber enjoyed a fantastic season in 2003, scoring 17 points, and on many occasions mixing it with the top four - Ferrari, Williams, McLaren and Renault, earning him praise up and down the pit lane.

The Australian returns to the track next week at Valenica, when F1 testing resumes.

 

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