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SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Veteran Formula One driver Rubens Barrichello says his move to the IndyCar Series depends on finding new sponsors and acknowledges he may only compete on road and street circuits. Nike Roshe Run Prezzo . Barrichello said Thursday that "everybody is in a hurry to try to find the money" to allow him to drive this season. He says there are only "minor details" to be discussed but the move still remains up in the air. The 39-year-old Brazilian said it would be a great challenge to drive on an oval circuit but safety remains a concern, especially to his family. Despite his mooted IndyCar move, Barrichello said in an interview with SporTV that he hasnt completely closed the door on F1 and still hopes "the phone will ring" with an invitation to drive for a record 20th season. Barrichello lost his spot with Williams following the 2011 season and began considering a move to IndyCar after friend Tony Kanaan invited him to a three-day test session with KV Racing Technology about a week ago. He said he enjoyed the experience and his performance prompted an invite from the team. But to make the deal work, both parts need to find sponsors to put another car on the track in 2012. "The car was available for someone who arrived with the cash to race," Barrichello said. "Fortunately, the situation is different with me, everybody is in a hurry to try to find the money. "Its still unknown if its going to happen. You have to remember that it all happened in the last minute. There are still minor details that need to be resolved." On Twitter, Barrichello said: "No decisions just yet ... Small (dilemma) at home plus trying to find sponsors to have a complete budget. Hoping for something good." The dilemma at home has to do with the oval tracks. "Yeah, the (fear) exists," he said. "Ive been talking a lot with my wife. The decision has to be made now." But Barrichello said his wife, Silvana, knows how passionate he is about racing and feels her concerns will not end up keeping him from racing. He said she noticed how upbeat and happy he was during the tests with KV Racing. "I saw the look in her eyes and I could hear her saying something along the lines: Oh no, its going to start all over again," he said. He said he already has the support from his two young sons. "One of them already wants to know which number Ill be using and the other wants to know the colour of the car," Barrichello said. The Brazilian, who will turn 40 in May, said its still an option to participate only on the road and street circuits. "The possibility still exists," he said. "But I dont think I would feel good to be back in Brazil watching these races from TV. I would feel better being there, taking the risk and having fun." Plus, he said he would enjoy having to learn all the tricks needed to do well on ovals. "It would be a great challenge," Barrichello said. "Ive been racing 19 years in F1, but this would be something I would have to do without any experience. It would be fascinating." Nike Roshe Run Nere . - Inbee Park is back defending her No. Nike Free 5.0 Saldi . The Texas Rangers quickly got even, and the right-hander felt like he was starting over when he got back on the mound.VANCOUVER -- Buck Pierce prepared for his retirement from the CFL by getting into the restaurant business while he was still playing. But the quarterback hopes to stay involved in football after officially calling it quits Tuesday. "Id love to look at those opportunities as they arise," Pierce said in an interview from his Winnipeg eatery. "(Football) is my passion. Ive always been a student of the game and looked up to coaches. "Obviously, (the passion doesnt end) just because you stop playing. That competitive fire will never burn out." Pierce split last season between the Lions and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, throwing for 1,176 yards, five touchdowns and seven interceptions. Over nine seasons with Winnipeg and B.C., he completed 1,200 passes for 15,289 yards, 76 TDs and 63 interceptions. "I feel pretty good about (retiring) actually," he said. "I feel that, over the last nine years, its been a great career for me. I enjoyed every minute of it. The teammates, the organizations were the part that were great experiences for me. Its a hard day also, in a way, for me because its what Ive known. Its what Ive been about for the most part of my life. "So its a big day in both ways. But Im also excited about the next phase of my life and moving on." Pierce, a 32-year-old Hutchinson, Kan., native who played collegiately at New Mexico State, originally signed with the Lions in 2005. He was a key member of the club as both a backup and starter through five seasons before playing 3 1/2 seasons with the Blue Bombers. He returned to B.C. last September in a trade that brought wide receiver Akeem Foster to Winnipeg. "Buck was a fearless competitor who never hesitated to put his body on the line for our organization," Lions general manager Wally Buono said in a news release. Pierces career was marred by multiple injuries as he chose to take a hit instead of sliding or running out of bounds before getting tackled. But he said the rewards were worth the punishment. "I wouldnt change anything I played the game the way that I felt this game should be played, and I felt that I represented myself extremely well on and off the field," he said. "Theres always going to be critics, and people are going to say what theyre going to say, but at the end of the day, I represented myself and my family and this league in a positive way." He won a Grey Cup with the Lions in 2006 and led the Bombers to the 2011 championship game, where they lost 34-23 to B.C. "Obviously, winning the Grey Cup in 06 was a big pointt in my life," he said. Nike Air Max 2015 Uomo. "Theres lots of memories. You dont necessarily remember all of the big wins and stuff like that. But when you play almost a decade, you have lots of teammates and you see lots of teammates be traded and all these things, so you have lots of memories that stick with you. "Obviously, when I helped the Bombers get to a Grey Cup in Vancouver, that was a big part, and I felt very good about what we accomplished that year." His final CFL campaign, when he was relegated to third-string status with the Blue Bombers before being dealt, was "extremely difficult." "But its all about what he you take away from situations and what you learn," he said. "I was fortunate enough to get traded to B.C., where it all started, and I had some great games at the end of the year. Im privileged and excited to be retiring as a Lion." Pierce had "extremely minor" arthroscopic surgery on his shoulder following the season and would have needed to get another contract from the Lions. But neither his health nor contract issues affected the decision to retire. "I didnt know what was going to happen (after) last year," he said. "I wanted it to be my decision. It wasnt money. It wasnt about injuries. It wasnt about anything else. It was about where I was at my point in my career and moving forward and taking that next step -- and about taking advantage of some of the opportunities that I have out there." Noting he had reached a state of contentment, Pierce expressed gratitude to fans, teammates and his two clubs alike. "The CFL and Canada have been great to me," he said. "Ive been fortunate to have amazing teammates, great mentors all throughout my career, and have played in great cities in the league -- and became a part of the culture here in Canada." He and his wife Lori, who is from Winnipeg, live in the Manitoba capital and plan to reside there until the future opportunities take them somewhere else. "Winnipegs the place that I call home right now," said Pierce. After announcing Pierces retirement, the Lions also announced the signings of quarterbacks John Beck and Jarrett Lee. Pending any early cuts following a mini-camp, the Lions are slated to have five quarterbacks at training camp in June in Kamloops, B.C. In addition to starter Travis Lulay, whose recovery from off-season shoulder surgery is considered ahead of schedule, the Lions have holdover QBs Joey Elliott, the apparent No. 2 at this point, and second-year pro Chris Hart. cheap jerseys cheap jerseys from china ' ' '