Barrichello admits that chance of F1 return is practically zero

Rubens Barrichello (BRA). Formula One World Championship, Rd19 United States Grand Prix, Race, Austin, Texas, 18 November 2012.Nov.21 (GMM) Rubens Barrichello has all but ruled out a return to Formula One in 2013.

Until now, F1’s longest-serving veteran has refused to actually call time on his grand prix career, despite switching to Indycar for 2012 after losing his Williams race seat.

The Brazilian, 40, made his first visit to a F1 paddock since retiring, last weekend in Austin, sparking rumours that he was chasing the cockpit vacancy at Force India.

But he told Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport: “I don’t know whether I’ll be driving Indycar next year. Certainly not with my old KV team.

“Everybody wants money. In F1 my chances [of returning] are practically zero.”

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