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Dario Franchitti's race seat at Ganassi is now a possibility
Should Perez fail to land a competitive drive in F1, his most likely alternative would appear to be a switch to IndyCar and he recently said he would consider such an option.
Although there is an outside chance of a race seat at Lotus and attractive possibilities at Force India and former team Sauber, Perez said he will not stay in F1 just for the sake of it.
And with former four-time champion Dario Franchitti’s recent retirement on medical advice, a top seat in IndyCar with Chip Ganassi is now a distinct possibility.
"I am 23 years old so I have a lot to give F1,” Perez is quoted on Autosport. “But if I don't find the right seat for my future I might have to look to that option. It might be interesting to me."
I don't know where I am going to end up. I hope I can find a seat that motivates me in F1. If not, I have to look for other options. I love the sport, but there are many things that I do not like in F1 so I will not be in F1 just to be here. I really need to find a competitive seat that can give me the opportunity to keep showing my talent so I can be able to fight for a championship, which is my aim.