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Barrichello keen on F1® return - updated 05 Oct 2013

Rubens Barrichello (BRA).
Formula One World Championship, Rd19 United States Grand Prix, Race, Austin, Texas, 18 November 2012 Rubens Barrichello (BRA) Williams FW33.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 13, Italian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Monza, Italy, Saturday, 10 September 2011

Rubens Barrichello, the most-experienced driver in Formula One history, has said he is keen to drive in the sport again.

The 41-year-old Brazilian, who has a record 322 Grand Prix starts to his name, last competed in F1 racing with Williams in 2011 and is currently racing in Brazilian stock cars.

"Lots of things have been said this week about a possible F1 return," Barrichello tweeted. "The truth is: if there is an opportunity, I'm in."

Earlier this week in Korea, Sauber team principal Monisha Kaltenborn fuelled speculation that the Swiss squad might consider Barrichello for a 2014 drive, saying: "We know what he has - his experience. We know that he'd like to come back. So let's see."

However, on Saturday in Yeongam, Kaltenborn clarified her comments, telling reporters: "I am ruling out that he would drive for us. Maybe it is better if one is that clear about it."

Sauber have yet to confirm any drivers for 2014, though Russian rookie Sergey Sirotkin is being prepared for a race seat with the team as part of a partnership with Russian backers.

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