Coulthard's Future Still Up in the Air

David Coulthard on Sunday refused to put a percentage chance on remaining in Grand Prix racing beyond the end of this season after seeing his options narrow with Ford's decision to sell Jaguar Racing.

Coulthard's Future Still Up in the Air

David Coulthard on Sunday refused to put a percentage chance on remaining in Grand Prix racing beyond the end of this season after seeing his options narrow with Ford's decision to sell Jaguar Racing.

Scot Coulthard has been chasing a drive since his McLaren team revealed last year that they will ditch him at the end of this season and he is still hoping for a last-moment deal to save his career.

But his time in Grand Prix racing could come to end after 11 years and he said: "It doesn't matter what percentage chance you have - you either have a signed contract or you don't so until I have a contract I have nothing."

Colombian Juan Pablo Montoya will move from Williams to replace Coulthard next year and the Scot is running out of options after Jacques Villeneuve signed for Sauber and Ford announced Jaguar will pull out of the sport at the end of the year.

The only remaining front-running place on the grid is at either Williams or BAR-Honda, who are currently disputing where Briton Jenson Button will drive next year, and Coulthard could find a berth at BAR if his compatriot moves on.

The Scot, however, insists his concentration remains on his final two races with McLaren.

"That's the way I deal with life, leave all the speculation to others," he said. "For the last two races I want to just continue to try and extract what I can from the opportunity."

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