Jordan king admitted that initially his goal was to sign a contract with the Manor team for the season 2017.
As Esteban Windows moved to Force India Pascal Wehrlein — Sauber Manor was potentially two spots, however due to financial problems the team was forced to stop its existence.
Jordan king, who in the past year the role of the reserve racer team and took part in Friday’s training Grand Prix of the USA and Abu Dhabi, will continue to act in this season in GP2, however, in the team MP Motorsport.
“My primary goal was Manor – confessed king in an interview GPUpdate.net. But then this unpleasant situation has put a spoke in the wheel, and had to come up with something different for this year.
That’s why I’m so late announced its contract in GP2. The other arrangement was in fact a very long time.
I wasn’t going to spend another season in GP2 because it was set to F1, however I had no how to review all the options as soon as the team fell into administration.
To contract, of course, is not reached, but negotiations were in full swing”.
King upsetting trend is the disappearance of small teams with a small budget.
“It’s very sad, he continued. — Sport racing provides fewer seats because of the three teams that came in 2010 (Virgin, Lotus and Hispania) there is not one.
The team perfectly coped with the work. They scored a point, showed that they have speed. Everyone knew that the car this year was supposed to be much better.
This illustrative example demonstrates what needs to change in sports.
Now in the same position as me, is a lot of racers. I must be one of the ten pilots who could be in F1, but we have to suffer because of the limited number of places”.
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