Alguersuari hints at comeback for 2013

Thursday 20th September 2012, 17:44 by Ryan Wood 

Toro Rosso, Getty Images

Jaime Alguersuari has dropped a gentle hint that he may have secured a race seat for the 2013 season.

The Spaniard was dropped by Toro Rosso at the end of the 2011 season, leaving him without a seat for the current year.

In an effort to remain on the sports radar, he joined Pirelli as test driver alongside Lucas di Grassi as well as taking up a commentary position with BBC 5 Live.

However in a Tweet posted on Thursday, the 22-year-old suggested he would soon announce plans for a return to the grid next year.

"Soon you'll all know where I will be driving next year. Thank you all again," read the message on the social networking site.

He has been tipped as a replacement for a number of drivers including Heikki Kovalainen, Sergio Perez and Lewis Hamilton - though the latter is unlikely.



Mercedes: 'We don't want to win all 19 races'


Imagining the future of F1: Human Ignition (Ep.2)


Rosberg confident Mercedes can extend advantage

red bull

Red Bull hope new chassis will help Vettel


McLaren expect massive gains with upgrades


Rosberg lacks something compared to Hamilton