Giancarlo Fisichella says he has no regrets about having joined the Ferrari team despite struggling to make an impression since then.
The Italian left Force India after the Belgian Grand Prix and replaced the injured Felipe Massa at Ferrari for the final five races of the season. Although the move was a dream for Fisichella, the Roman has failed to score any points and has a ninth-place finish as his best result to date. Despite that, Fisichella says his decision was the right one.
"I think for me, this opportunity to race for Ferrari was a dream I'd had since I was a child and in the end it came true when I had given up hope that it would ever happen," said Fisichella. "So you should never say never!
"I am very happy with what I have done and I would not turn back the clock, even if I have struggled in these last few races with Ferrari, for the obvious reason that is not easy to get into a car you don't know, which was made even more complex because of the use of KERS and the fact it handled very differently under braking.
"Recently, I was able to match Kimi's pace in the race, so this weekend, I hope to have a better qualifying which would be the first step to getting some points."
Fisichella will become Ferrari's third driver next year, but the Italian has not ruled out continuing to race in Formula 1 if he finds a deal.
"I have a contract with Ferrari for next year, but If there was an offer from another team, I would, along with Ferrari, evaluate whether or not it would be feasible to be the third driver and race for another team in F1. At the moment, there is no decision but to be the third driver for a top team like Ferrari is already something to be very proud of. The atmosphere is fantastic here and I really feel at home."