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Magnussen would accept top team move

2018-05-24 12:18

READY TO RACE: Kevin Magnussen tweeted that he is ready to race at Monza following his horror crash at Spa. Image: AP / Geert Vanden Wijngaert

Kevin Magnussen says he will look around to see if a move to a top team might be on the cards.

Although unpopular among many of his rivals, the Dane has impressed at Haas this year and is outperforming his more highly-paid team mate Romain Grosjean.

"I'm happy to be here even if I don't know what will happen in the future. "But I feel comfortable with my team and that they appreciate what I do. I really like the environment we have here," he told Marca newspaper in Monaco.

Magnussen happy for now

Magnussen's two-year Haas contract expires at the end of the year, and it is believed the American team has the option to renew it for 2019.

READ: Rumours swirl about Grosjean's future

"We are going to see if I have the opportunity to be in a leading team to fight for the championship, as any driver with ambition would accept that opportunity. But until that happens, we have a competitive car and I am really happy," Magnussen said.

That is despite the fact that many of his F1 rivals have complained about his on-track aggression. There has also been criticism in the press.

"I focus on the team and block all of that out. If I want to put something on social media, I have people who take care of it so I don't need to look. It's all a distraction and it can be frustrating if you let it get into your head," said Magnussen.

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