Senna Might Return to the GP2 Series

If we were to make a top of this week's most disappointed drivers, Brazilian driver Bruno Senna could easily top the charts. The GP2 runner-up was linked with a future move to Formula 1 via the rescued Brawn GP F1 team, but eventually lost out to F1 veteran Rubens Barrichello this week.

Basically, what could have been the best news for Bruno this week – the selling of the Brackley-based team to Ross Brawn – has turned into a true nightmare, as Brawn officially unveiled he has extended Barrichello's deal for a further year in Formula 1.

Senna, who had terminated all his commitments inside the GP2 Series through the winter and decided to focus solely on his development work with Brawn GP, is now looking to the possibility to sit the rest of the season off. As most racing series already have their rosters completed, Bruno's best chances to drive in 2009 seem to be linked to the DTM or, as reported EDP24, even the GP2 Main Series.

Mercedes-Benz motorsport boss Norbert Haug admitted the company is in talks with Senna for a place in the 2009 DTM, but no further information were disclosed. Senna himself admitted that he did not give up on his dream to race in Formula 1 and his only change of making it happen would be to stay close to an F1 manufacturer – Mercedes, in this case.

Also, Senna's former team in the GP2 Series, iSport International, might also consider giving his a future driving role in 2009. Although iSport have already unveiled their drivers lineup for the new season - Giedo Van Der Garde and Diego Nunes – team boss Paul Jackson said Senna's return “is possible”.

“All things are possible I suppose, but it's hard for him because he's got to a certain stage where he really does need to progress and prove himself in formula one,” confirmed Jackson for EDP24, as reported by GMM news agency.
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