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Loeb still thinking of Formula 1 future

Sebastien Loeb testing for Red Bull at BarcelonaSebastien Loeb is still interested in trying his hand at Formula 1 in the future, with the Frenchman saying on Tuesday that he is willing to answer his curiosity about just what he could do in a grand prix.

French newspaper L'Equipe revealed on Tuesday that representatives of Loeb have contacted the new Team US F1 about the possibility of selected appearances in 2010.

And although Loeb could yet make his F1 debut for Scuderia Toro Rosso in the season-closing race in Abu Dhabi, he has also expressed a desire to try out more races in the future if there was a chance.

"After the Abu Dhabi episode, Toro Rosso asked me whether I really wanted to make it in F1," he told L'Equipe.

"From my side, I wanted to know if I was of interest to anyone, just out of curiosity. A person I know therefore made contact with this new team [US F1]. I do not know what he said."

He added: "I am enjoying myself driving a WRC car, and I'm about to extend my deal with Citroen.

"However, if the opportunity to race in one of more grands prix in 2010 occurred when the F1 and rally schedules do not clash, then why not?

"Rather than constantly asking the question, what could I do in F1? I might as well give it a go. At least, then I would be sure."

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