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Maldonado wants to win title with Williams
Pastor Maldonado wants to stay with Williams beyond the end of this season because he hopes to win the world championship with the team.
Having joined Williams in 2011 - bringing with him a large amount of PDVSA sponsorship from Venezuela - Maldonado delivered the team's first victory in eight years at this season's Spanish Grand Prix. He's failed to deliver on that early-season promise, however, and hasn't scored a point since.
During a press conference in Venezuela, Maldonado said that he definitely wants to stay with Williams next season and is eyeing a title challenge.
"I would, without doubt, stay there a while, a year at least," Maldonado is quoted as saying by AS. "Before leaving Williams I would like to win the championship with them. I would give the opportunity for this great team - that gave me the opportunity for me to get on the F1 grid for the first time - to win a world championship."
Maldonado admitted, however, that a move elsewhere was a possibility.
"In F1 you never know what might happen ... there are enough teams on the grid."