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Lotus form cost Kovalainen - Fernandes

Kovalainen endured a frustrating time at Lotus Sutton Images Enlarge Tony Fernandes admits Heikki Kovalainen's disappointing form for Lotus at the end of the 2013 season played a role in Caterham overlooking the Fin for this year. Kovalainen was a test driver for Caterham in 2013 after two years in the race seat, though he stepped in at Lotus to replace Kimi Raikkonen for the final two grand prix of the season after his fellow countryman pulled out after not being paid. But Kovalainen failed to score a point in either race, and saw his chances of stepping back into a racing role at Caterham evaporate as the team opted for Kamui Kobayashi and Marcus Ericsson. For team owner Fernandes,...
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