Staying in the game: Bruno Senna interview

Staying in the game: Bruno Senna interview

It may not be his dream job, but Bruno Senna is determined to make the most of his role as reserve driver at Renault to secure a return to Formula 1 racing. Edd Straw spoke to the Brazilian about his move

Momentum is everything for a Formula 1 driver. In 2011, Bruno Senna won't spend so much time trying to keep it up through corners; this year is all about concentrating on rediscovering momentum in the career sense.

At 27, the Brazilian is already something of an old-timer as far as up-and-comers go. Had he slid out of F1 completely after one season, it's hard to imagine he would have scaled the slippery slope again. After last year's rookie campaign with HRT – best described as "character building" - he was presented as Renault's first reserve for the coming grand prix season at Valencia on Monday. It's not much, you might conclude, but with his race seat options strictly limited, the move is a logical one.

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