Nakajima Worried About 2010 Seat

Following several rumors suggesting that Nico Hulkenberg will step into the Williams FW32 next year, Japanese drivers Kazuki Nakajima admitted that he has to perform really well in the closing 4 rounds of the season in order to secure a drive for next year. While his first option remains Williams, he didn't rule out switching teams for 2010.

However, with the management still keeping quiet on their plans for next season, the Japanese driver admitted there are considerable chances of him not being able to stay at Grove for a third year running.

Nothing has been said yet and I hope to stay in the team ... maybe that will not happen, but I don't think this will be my last time in Singapore and I'm confident I'll be back next year," Nakajima told the Singapore newspaper Today, as reported by the GMM news agency.

However, his seat at Frank Williams' team is not being endangered by Hulkenberg's potential signing with the team, but by Toyota's imminent quit as engine supplier. Nakajima is currently being heavily backed by the Japanese manufacturer in Formula One and, should Williams decide to end their partnership with them, his contract would consequently be terminated.

Nakajima is yet to score a point for the Grove based team this season, while his teammate Nico Rosberg – who'll likely join either Brawn GP or McLaren Mercedes at the end of the season – sits 6th in the overall classification, with 30.5 points.
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