Valsecchi not a favourite for Lotus seat but still in the running 5 October, 2013 Davide Valsecchi Davide Valsecchi, the reigning GP2 champion, may not the favourite to replace Ferrari bound Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus next year – but he is in the running for the seat.
Referring to 26-year-old Italian Valsecchi, who is the Enstone based team's current reserve driver, team boss Eric Boullier said there are two other candidates with a stronger chance.
'Massa and Hulkenberg are strong candidates,' he is quoted by Tuttosport, 'but there are many other names (in the running), to be honest. Felipe and Nico are not the only ones on the list. There is also Davide.
'It is true that his lack of...
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