Robert Kubica will only stay in World Rally Championship in top car

Robert Kubica has underlined his need for a top-line World Rally Championship seat to keep him in the sport for 2014

Robert Kubica will only stay in World Rally Championship in top car

The Pole, who is on the verge of winning this year's WRC 2 title, said he had enjoyed his first season in rallying, but he needed to raise the level if he was to stay next season.

"I'm only interested in continuing if I can get a good opportunity," he said.

"There will be some talks in the next few weeks to see what's possible. I haven't made up my mind.

"If there's no good opportunity in rallying then maybe I'll go back to the circuit.

"I am coming from a very high professional championship - F1 - and when you come from there it's very difficult to reach a similar level.

"If I come back to rallying, then I need a good programme with good rallies and a lot of testing in order to improve and develop.

"I have seen I can do a good job on some events, but there is a long way to go."

M-SPORT CHASING KUBICA

The 2008 Canadian Grand Prix winner is in discussions with both Citroen and M-Sport for next season.

M-Sport team principal Malcolm Wilson said: "Yes, we are talking to Robert, but we are talking to a lot of drivers about next season.

"There are all sorts of possibilities of how we could incorporate him.

"There's no doubt he's got the speed and I think there's probably more speed to come.

"One thing is for sure, if he comes here, we would look after him very well."

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