October 01, 2015

MADRID (AP) Former Formula One driver Jaime Alguersuari says he is retiring from auto racing at the age of 25.

The Spaniard made the announcement through his social media accounts, saying ''it's time to move on and mark a new beginning following my dreams and listening to my heart.''

He said ''we never stop learning and now we need a new path.''

Alguersuari raced for Toro Rosso from 2009 through 2011, and was a test driver for Pirelli until 2013. He twice finished seventh in the 2011 season.

He competed in FIA's Formula E last season.

Alguersuari had his racing license temporarily suspended by FIA this year after fainting following Formula E's Moscow Grand Prix.

The Spaniard didn't give details about his future plans away from racing.

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