"I'm not going to lie, I don't feel I have a lot to show. I think I showed enough of what I could do in Formula 1."
Has motorsport missed Jaime Alguersuari since he was jettisoned from Formula 1 at the end of 2011? Probably not as much as it should've done. Any sympathy at the abrupt Toro Rosso slate-wiping that swapped Alguersuari and Sebastien Buemi for Daniel Ricciardo and Jean-Eric Vergne dissipated as the new recruits proved their worth.
And Alguersuari had been given 46 grands prix - which the likes of Tonio Liuzzi, Scott Speed and Sebastien Bourdais, the four-time Champ Car champion kicked out to make way for the young Spaniard, might consider generous.
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Matt Beer started freelancing for Autosport.com in the first week of its existence in 1999, and spent the next decade-and-a-half dovetailing increasing amounts of time contributing to it with UK national reporting, driver and team PR, freelance for organisations including ITV, BMW, Autocourse and the FIA Institute and a parallel career co-managing award-winning Edinburgh Festival Fringe theatres.
He stopped being stubborn and became Autosport.com's deputy editor in April 2014. Matt also oversees Haymarket's talent development programme for emerging motorsport writers and escapes to cover Formula Ford 1600 races whenever possible.