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Sergio Perez says he will not push Ferrari for a racing seat

Sergio Perez insists he will not put pressure on Ferrari to promote him to its Formula 1 team alongside Fernando Alonso

The Mexican, who is part of Ferrari's young driver academy, has been linked to Felipe Massa's seat on several occasions.

But despite his connections to Maranello, Perez claims that he has not had any talks with the Scuderia about his future, and he will not try to instigate any.

"No, none at all," he said when asked if replacing Massa had been discussed. "We are focusing fully on this season. It has been a very busy season so far, so it is too soon for me to think about my future.

"It's not [something] that I will push. I have to see what the options are and then I will decide. If there is an opportunity with them [Ferrari] or another team then that is the time to know."

The 22-year-old also added that has a good relationship with Alonso.

When asked if feels he could work well with the double world champion, he said: "Yes. I speak with him, I speak the same language, so I am quite OK with him."

Ferrari admitted in June that it had spoken to Perez about taming his aggression ahead of the Canadian Grand Prix, where he took his second podium finish of the season. But he is happy with the level of performance he has shown throughout the year.

"I think I have done a very good job this season and I have proved that I have the speed, and the consistency as well," he added. "If you look at my whole season it has been up and down, but not because I have been inconsistent.

"Many things come into account and we cannot forget that we are still a midfield team. So I am comfortable with the position I am in.

"My target is to keep doing very good races and then I will decide very soon what my future is going to be."

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