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Webber enjoying unpredictable season

The 2012 season has so far been one of the most unpredictable in years with five different winners in the opening five races.

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RED BULL’S Mark Webber believes consistency will be the key this season with multiple drivers still vying for the championship.

The 2012 season has so far been one of the most unpredictable in years with five different winners in the opening five races, and while it has made for plenty of exciting among the fans, Webber said it was unusual for the drivers.

“Five different winners in five different races, many different people getting points,” Webber said. ”It’s very tight at the top, 10 or so points covering the top five or six drivers.

“It’s very unusual, normally in seasons gone by you had a clear break of people who were going to be favourites for the championship but it’s very difficult to know which teams or drivers are going to be in the best position with three or four races to go.”

Just 13 points separate the top five drivers with Webber on 48 points in fifth behind joint leaders in team-mate Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso.

“I think for the fans it’s interesting for them, but I don’t know if they will get sick of seeing so many different winners,” he said. ”It’s nice to have so many different winners but also it’s always good to have rivals, people fighting for the championship and having lots of different people always fighting.

“Let’s see as the season goes on maybe there will be some rivalries that come in the end, some battles, for the championship.”

The drivers have over a month off before the next grand prix in Monaco on 25 June.

“Monaco is a really special track,” Webber said. ”It’s an old circuit in terms of when it was designed and the layout hasn’t changed too much since then.

“Yes the track has got a little bit easier from when I first joined Formula One 10 years ago. But in general it’s still a test of man versus the track and the car. Yes you are racing other people, but the track is always asking you to give more.”

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