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Kamui Kobayashi, who has lost his race seat at Sauber, will continue his career in Le Mans-style GT sports car racing in 2013.
Last month, the popular Japanese tested for the closely Ferrari-linked AF Corse sports car team. He has now inked a deal to contest this year’s World Endurance Championship at the wheel of a Ferrari 458.
As the F1 world looks set to race on without him, Jaime Alguersuari has decried a sport whose seats are now sold to the highest bidder.
Kamui Kobayashi looks set to continue his motor racing career in Le Mans-style sports car racing.
After three full seasons in F1, the popular and exciting Japanese lost his Sauber race seat for 2013 and failed to find refuge elsewhere. Media reports say he will test for the Ferrari-linked AF Corse sports car team in Spain this week.
The world of F1 is “obviously” moving on without Kamui Kobayashi, according to experienced Japanese journalist Kunio Shibata.
Kobayashi, who according to 1980 world champion Alan Jones was Japan’s best ever F1 driver, lost his Sauber race seat for 2013. “Kimi is unseen by the public, and not in the newspapers,” Shibata, who writes for GPX magazine, said.