Adrian Sutil has hinted that he will remain with Force India for the 2014 season despite the team having so far stayed silent over who it will field bext year.

The German made his return to the Silverstone-based outfit having spent 2012 on the sidelines following his prosecution for grievous bodily harm after an incident in a Chinese nightclub involving Genii Capital's Eric Lux.

Sutil has scored on eight occasions this season with a best finish of fifth in Monaco and is one of the drivers in contention for a drive next year alongside team-mate Paul di Resta, with the likes of Pastor Maldonado and Sergio Perez also in the mix.

Speaking in Brazil ahead of this weekend's season finale however, Sutil hinted that his position with the team has already been secured, with Force India expected to name its line-up officially next month.

"Yes I know where I will be," he was quoted by ESPN. "There is a signature somewhere, but it is a team policy that I don't talk about it. I am quite happy. It's always my decision where I sign or don't sign, that's why I feel good."

Sutil added however that everything could still change in the driver market in the coming weeks as deals fall into place and there were no guarantees about 2014.

"There are still a lot of things open," he said. "We have to stay calm but it's an unpredictable game because there are a lot of sponsors involved and the teams are in different situations, so you don't know if they will survive and race next year. Even if you have a contract for the team and they are in difficulties then everything can change."



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