Alguersuari admits to eyeing Webber's seat for 2012

Jaime Alguersuari has admitted to coveting the Red Bull seat currently occupied by Mark Webber. Australian Webber has re-signed with the energy drink company's main F1 team for 2011 but is "in the autumn of his career", according to...

Jaime Alguersuari has admitted to coveting the Red Bull seat currently occupied by Mark Webber.

Australian Webber has re-signed with the energy drink company's main F1 team for 2011 but is "in the autumn of his career", according to boss Christian Horner.

It means a vacancy alongside Sebastian Vettel might open up for 2012.

"I will not deny that it is very appealing," said Alguersuari, the Red Bull-backed Spaniard who currently drives for the company's second team Toro Rosso.

"There is no doubt that it is the place I want to be," he added, referring to Red Bull Racing.

"For me, Red Bull and Toro Rosso are the same family, and they've supported me since I was 15, and trusted me for their Formula One programme when I had no experience.

"I would rather win a title with Red Bull than with McLaren or Ferrari, because it's the team close to my heart, people who have helped me all the way," Alguersuari told Diario Sport newspaper.

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Series Formula 1
Drivers Mark Webber , Sebastian Vettel , Jaime Alguersuari
Teams Ferrari , Red Bull Racing , McLaren , Toro Rosso