After being linked with a move to Williams in replacement of Felipe Massa, Nasr himself has emerged as a candidate for the second Force India drive. Asked ahead of this weekend’s Mexican Grand Prix whether it was an option, the 24-year-old replied: “Yes but so far […] we didn’t have any links or conversation to the team.
“Nothing from my side that I can mention. I imagine it is a seat people are looking because it is a team that has been performing well.”
Nasr has also been tipped to remain at Sauber following a change of ownership and subsequent influx of high-profiles recruits. The Brazilian hopes he can announce his 2017 plans by his home race in two weeks’ time.
“Wait until Brazil,” he added.
“We are working hard on that, there are people looking after this. On my side there is a lot going on so hopefully soon we can have a definition.”