Kevin Magnussen helping his father to keep racing

<i>Image: EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP</i>
<i>Image: EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP</i>
EMMANUEL DUNAND / AFP

Jan Magnussen says his son Kevin will help him keep racing.

After many years racing sports cars with Corvette, former Formula 1 driver Jan Magnussen is leaving the marque.

'He helps me

"I am talking to Kevin about the situation and the direction I should take and the opportunities that are there," 46-year-old Magnussen told TV2.

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"He helps me as best he can, although his contacts are in F1 and I don't think I'm getting a F1 seat," he joked.

"But I use all the tools I have, and if he knows some things I do not then he is telling me."

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