It was a tough afternoon for Heikki Kovalainen at Interlagos; the Finn making a poor getaway and struggling to progress through the field in the final race of 2013 Follow @Lotus_F1Team How was your race? I made some mistakes – probably through lack of routine – but I was anticipating it would be easier to come back and race competitively.
Lotus' Romain Grosjean ended the day sixth with Heikki Kovalainen eleventh during a rain affected qualifying session for tomorrow’s Brazilian Grand Prix. The classically unpredictable São Paulo weather saw conditions range from drying, to light showers, then heavy downpours; making for a challenging but entertaining afternoon at the Interlagos circuit.
Romain Grosjean believes he will be able to beat Ferrari and Mercedes at the Brazilian Grand Prix if there is a dry spell in Sunday’s race to allow him to exploit his Lotus’ advantage
Constantly changing conditions made for something of a moving target in today’s qualifying session, but our Frenchman is determined to round of the 2013 season on a high… Follow @Lotus_F1Team Talk us through your qualifying session That was quite a difficult afternoon. It was tricky to decide which tyre we should use for the final qualifying session and we wanted to try for pole which is why we used the intermediates, but in the end there was probably just a little bit too much water which (…) – News
After a strong showing in each practice session here in São Paulo, Heikki found himself narrowly edged out of contention for the pole position shootout during qualifying; something he’s determined to put right in tomorrow’s race… Follow @Lotus_F1Team It looked like a tricky afternoon for you out there… talk us through it? It’s disappointing not to make the top ten, but . The conditions weren’t ideal, but it’s the same for everybody and there was nothing wrong with the car so I can’t have any (…) – News
Another wet session in Brazil tests all the drivers on track ahead of Qualifying. The Lotus F1 Team boys, however, showed their prowess in the wet by putting the black and gold E21s in P2 and P3 with just four tenths between them, despite only completing 11 laps between them. Follow @Lotus_F1Team Romain Grosjean, E21-04 Position: P2 Fastest Lap: 1:28.195 Laps Completed: 5 Heikki Kovalainen, E21-05 Position: P3 Fastest Lap: 1:28.195 Laps Completed: 6 [View the story “2013 (…) – News
Heikki Kovalainen believes his return to F1 with Lotus at the end of this season has proved he is a better driver now than he was in his McLaren days