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2019-02-20 11:21
Sergey Sirotkin press conference


Sergey Sirotkin has admitted Renault would be a "good option" for a Formula 1 reserve role in 2019.

The Russian driver lost his seat at Williams at the end of last year, but while racing in Le Mans sports cars in 2019 he hopes to also keep a toe in the F1 water.

Destination Renault

"I very much hope to return to F1 in 2020. We are working hard now to build the best plan for this to happen," he told Russia's f1news.ru.

READ: Sergey Sirotkin eyes 2020 Formula 1 return

A few days ago, it was rumoured that Renault - where Sirotkin previously worked as test driver together with his backers SMP Racing - could be the 23-year-old's 2019 destination.

"It would be good to continue working in F1 as a backup driver. And of course Renault is a good option, but at the moment we have no agreements with them," he said.

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