FI driver Chandhok in talks with Force India for 2011 season

Chandhok, who drove for the Hispania F1 team for the first 10 races of the current season, said his main objective next season will be to race even in a slower car rather than being a test driver for top teams like Red Bull and Ferrari.The Chennai-based driver Thursday again reaffirmed his stand on getting behind the wheels for the next season.

"I am a racer and nothing gives me more satisfaction than being out there competing on the track," said Chandhok on the sideline of the launch Amaron Karting Challenge 3.
"I fly to Abu Dhabi tonight and will be talking to four teams for next season's contract and yes Force India is one of them. I am in regular touch with Vijay."I am also in talks with my present team Hispania. I hope to seal the deal by the end of December," he said.

The second Indian to drive a F1 car after Narain Karthikeyan believes his stint with the Hispania will help him get a driver's spot for the next F1 calendar.

Chandok failed to score a point but was impressive in the races he competed in, crossing the chequered flag in eight out of 10 occasions.

"I have experienced what it likes to be in a FI car and that should give me an advantage over dozens of GP2 drivers in grabbing three-four seats available for 2011.
"I am satisfied with the way I raced in the opportunities I got. Hispania was not the fastest of cars but it was expected since they debut this year like me," he said.

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