Bruno Senna may now turn to the Toro Rosso team to fulfil his desire to join the formula one ranks in 2009
Bruno Senna may now turn to the Toro Rosso team to fulfil his desire to join the formula one ranks in 2009.
With Friday's shock news that Honda is pulling out of the sport with immediate effect, so disappeared the 25-year-old Brazilian's best hope of making his grand prix debut next year.
Senna's chances at Toro Rosso have also throttled back in recent days, after his late uncle Ayrton's close friend and former McLaren teammate Gerhard Berger withdrew his 50 per cent stake.
"We'll have to look around and see what other options are open to us," Senna told motorsports-magazine.com in the wake of the Honda announcement.
"These things happen. It's never been easy to get into formula one -- you just have to keep plugging away and see what turns up."
One option for Senna is to hope the Brackley based Honda team finds a buyer before the Australian grand prix.
"I'm not burning any bridges there, but I can't wait forever. On the other hand, the financial situation is tough everywhere at the moment and it is difficult to see where things are heading.
"So in the circumstances, you have to be very flexible," said Senna.