Giancarlo Fisichella on Sunday will start dead last in what he acknowledges is "maybe the last race of my career".

Giancarlo Fisichella on Sunday will start dead last in what he acknowledges is "maybe the last race of my career".

The Roman veteran has struggled at Ferrari since replacing the hapless Luca Badoer after the Belgian grand prix, where he secured pole position and raced to second place in a Force India.

He insists he has no regrets about chasing his childhood dream by accepting Maranello's advances, but would not at the time have envisaged qualifying twentieth on merit at the new Yas Marina Circuit.

Fisichella, 36 and with 230 grands prix under his belt the most experienced driver on the grid behind Rubens Barrichello, has signed a contract to be Ferrari's reserve driver in 2010.

But that agreement leaves open the possibility of a race seat elsewhere.

"I am not thinking of racing with a new team. But if there is a good possibility to race with a team that has experience from the past then I prefer that," he told reporters in Abu Dhabi.

Vitantonio Liuzzi is believed to have a solid contract to stay with Force India next year, but while the Silverstone based team has taken up its option on Adrian Sutil, the German is linked with moves to Renault, Toyota or even McLaren.

Fisichella admits there is a chance he could reunite with his former team.

"It could be Force India," he said. "There are a lot of teams without drivers so far."

 

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