Will Stevens says his focus over the winter will be on earning a race seat with either Caterham or Marussia should they return to the grid in 2015.

Having been affiliated with both teams at various stages of this season, Stevens made his F1 race debut for Caterham in the final grand prix of the season in Abu Dhabi alongside Kamui Kobayashi. Having tested on both days at the Yas Marina Circuit the following week, Stevens told Crash.net it felt like an important step in his career and he will prioritise chasing a race seat in F1 next season before looking to other categories.

"At the end of the day I'm a racing driver and I need to earn a career in motorsport," Stevens said. "Obviously my goal is to reach F1 and stay in it for a while, so especially now I've had a taste of F1 and I've done my first race meeting for sure we're going to pursue F1 for the foreseeable future. Whether it will be or it won't be isn't in my hands at the moment.

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"In terms of speaking to other teams, not really at the moment. Our main focus is to get a race seat and the most chance of having that is with the two teams who are pushing really hard to get there. If you look at a reserve driver role or something like that I think there's a lot you can learn from it and it's good to have the experience of being at a race meeting, but I think there needs to be something in it that you know is leading to something because it's hard to take a year out doing nothing if there's not a clear vision to where it's going.

"At the moment for the next two, three, four weeks we'll be concentrating on getting a race seat but like I said I want to earn a career in motorsport, whether that's in F1 or sportscars or America or DTM - anything like that - I would love to do it. But at the moment we're pushing for F1."