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Grosjean talks 'on the right track'

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Romain Grosjean's final race of the season ended when he crashed out early on in Brazil © Sutton Images
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Romain Grosjean says talks about his future are "on the right track" despite having yet to be confirmed at Lotus for 2013.

After an impressive start to his 2012 season with Lotus, Grosjean started to gain a reputation due to the number of incidents he was involved in during the opening laps of a race. The problem came to a head when he caused a huge crash at the start of the Belgian Grand Prix and was subsequently banned for one race.

Following all of his incidents Grosjean took a more reserved approach to the final races of the season and scored only 14 points in the final five races while team-mate Kimi Raikkonen amassed 50 in the same period.

Despite his low key end to the season, Grosjean insists he has learnt a lot from his difficult year and will be in a position to take advantage if he remains at Lotus.

"Things are on the right track," Grosjean is quoted by L'Equipe 21. "I hope all goes well and that I will be able to make use of what I accomplished this year."

The seat at Lotus is one of four still available with one each at Force India, Caterham and Marussia still to be confirmed.