Dec.4 (GMM) Out-of-work former formula one driver Anthony Davidson looks set to turn to the world of prototype sportscars for 2009.
The 29-year-old Briton's short-lived grand prix career ended abruptly a few races into the 2008 season, when Super Aguri went out of business.But while his 2008 teammate Takuma Sato is back in the running for a F1 race seat, Davidson has returned just once for a Honda test, and a few appointments as a race commentator on British radio.He has therefore turned to the world of sportscars, and recently tested a prototype Peugeot.The French marque's team manager Serge Saulnier said Davidson is in consideration for a 2009 seat."He tested the car for us and we have some other drivers to test," Saulnier told Motorsport News."He did well. The target of this test was more for him to get the feeling of the car. He's now got a good idea of the car and the team, so he will know about us if we consider a collaboration."