Why Lotus is the right choice for Kovalainen

Why Lotus is the right choice for Kovalainen

Heikki Kovalainen believes the new Lotus Racing team is the perfect place to start afresh. The Finn talked to Adam Cooper about his hopes for Lotus, working with Mike Gascoyne and why he reckons he's made a wise decision to join one of F1's new teams.

Readers of this website will know how Twitter has transformed coverage of F1 testing in recent weeks, with updates from AUTOSPORT journalists and team press officers giving us a blow-by-blow account.

Lotus Racing seems to have taken things to the next level. Last week we were getting regular messages from Jerez not just from technical chief Mike Gascoyne, but also driver Heikki Kovalainen.

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