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Kvyat won't be moving to NASCAR

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Former Red Bull and Toro Rosso driver, Daniil Kvyat had the opportunity to test a NASCAR Euro Series car on Tuesday, but won't be racing in the series.

The Russian found himself staring at the unemployment line after Red Bull dropped the 23-year-old after last October's US Grand Prix.

It is rumored that Kvyat has had contact with at least two Formula E outfits as he contemplates a move to the all-electric series.

Yesterday however, he was invited to take part in a Whelen NASCAR Euro Series test at Franciocorta, Italy, according to Euro Series CEO Jérôme Galpin.

"Daniil was with us yesterday and got some laps in our car for about two or three sessions. It was more about the sensation and discovering a different type of car at Franciocorta," said Galpin.

"He's actually good friends with team owner and former F1 driver Alex Caffi. We had a young driver development test and invited Dani to come and see something different. He came to enjoy it and have fun."

Galpin insisted however that Kvyat had no plans to contest the Euro Series in the future.

"He ennjoyed driving the car without these extra systems that are in Formula 1. But they were tests purely for pleasure," said Galpin.

"Dani is from F1, is an F1 driver, and he's committed to that. It was a different experience and sensation.

"There is nothing more to it; nothing is scheduled yet and he is focused on F1, which is how it should be at the moment."

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