Robert Kubica hasn't been in a Formula One grand prix race since a rally crash left him injured in early 2011, but that doesn't mean the driver has stopped thinking about F1. According to Autosport.com, Kubica is headed back to WRC2, but remains focused on getting back into an F1 driver's seat. While he had received offers to race in DTM, he chose to stick with rallying because the demanding physical challenges should provide better preparation for a return to open-wheel racing.

"I would pay all the money I have to be back in the cockpit of a Formula One car," he said while speaking to reporters.

Kubica believes that physically, he may be able to compete on a course like Barcelona, but the more challenging Monaco Grand Prix would be beyond his reach. Kubica is expected to work with Citroën in the testing phase of the company's World Touring Car Championship program in 2014 as well.



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      • 1 Year Ago
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      Dario Sycco
      • 1 Year Ago
      F1 drivers are getting younger and younger. If he doesn't get back soon, he won't. I wish him all the best and would love to see him race open-wheel again.
      gtv4rudy
      • 1 Year Ago
      I wish he never got into that rally car back in 2011 because he sure was quick and aggressive and always gave the front runners a run for their money.
      Meh...
      • 1 Year Ago
      I really do hope Kubica makes it back to F1. I am a big fan of his.
      JF GeSchmidtt
      • 1 Year Ago
      I think it says a lot about his character that he prefers to drive in WRC than DTM because he thinks rallying will be more effective for his rehabilitation. Good going, I am sure that poker games in the F1 paddock are a lot less entertaining without him and he would be very welcomed back.
      Ben Lee
      • 1 Year Ago
      He is a very good driver and talent. Shame about his accident. A little risky to have a hobby like that considering his day job. In a way he is lucky to be in a race car, period. I hope he makes it back all the way back into F1 representing Poland again.
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      • 1 Year Ago
      It would be a dream to even be a member of a team for me.
      Slizzo
      • 1 Year Ago
      Good to see he's recovering, and great to see that he still strives to make it back into F1. Truly a driver with a lot of passion for the sport.
      snap_understeer_ftw
      • 1 Year Ago
      I too wanna see Mr Garrison...euhhh...I mean Robert Kubica back in F1. He's got mucho talent. At the very least he should get into sportscar racing. WEC or ALMS or FIA GT1 or FIA WTCC would be awesome to see him race in.
      SloopJohnB
      • 1 Year Ago
      The guy got one win and 12 podiums (2 or 3rd place). And he was injured in a non-F1 race....guess he didn't want to save himself for F1. A man's got to know his limits.
        kmdk78
        • 1 Year Ago
        @SloopJohnB
        He accomplished more than most people can dream about. Don't be a hater!
        JayP
        • 1 Year Ago
        @SloopJohnB
        I respected Kubica for racing outside F1. Hell- put in him NASCAR, Baja, Formula Vee, Monster Trucks...
      Soccer Mom
      • 1 Year Ago
      I would pay all the money I have to be in the cockpit of a Formula One car too.
      MikeInNC
      • 1 Year Ago
      Truly one of my favorite F1 drivers. Would very much like to cheer him on in F1 again. Speedy recovery Robert!
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