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F1 Racer Kamui Kobayashi starts website to raise funds

Kamui Kobayashi, Japan’s only current Formula One driver, is hoping a website campaign can help raise the funds to keep him on the starting grid next season after being dropped by the Sauber team.

Speaking to reporters at the season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix on Friday after Sauber announced Mexican Esteban Gutierrez would be taking his place in 2013, Kobayashi did his best to sound confident.

“We see I think still some seats that are available so we try to get a seat,” he said. “If we can find some sponsors I think it is easier.”

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