Sebastien Buemi has given the strongest indication yet that he will still be at the wheel of a Toro Rosso in 2010.

Sebastien Buemi has given the strongest indication yet that he will still be at the wheel of a Toro Rosso in 2010.

The Swiss rookie, 21, outpaced both his teammates Sebastien Bourdais and Jaime Alguersuari this year, but he revealed recently that he is yet to sign any documentation about next season.

But Buemi has now told the Television Suisse Romande programme Sport Dimanche that he is definitely staying put.

"I had some contact with other teams due to my good results at the end of the season," he said. "Toyota could have been a possibility because they had not yet hired any drivers.

"That was not the only one, and anyway I was always talking with (Toro Rosso owner) Red Bull. Finally I signed with Toro Rosso for 2010," added Buemi.

He also indicated that his teammate next year will be Jamie Alguersuari, the 19-year-old Spaniard who joined STR mid-season to replace Bourdais.

"I assume that he will team up with me next year," said Buemi. "I think the team chose to change in the middle (of the season) because we can't really do any testing so he may as well get used to the car now."

 

 

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