Kovalainen faces the F1 wilderness

Kovalainen faces the F1 wilderness

Heikki Kovalainen looks increasingly unlikely to be on the 2013 Formula 1 grid. He gave Adam Cooper a candid account of what it feels like to be waiting on the sidelines

We're already well into 2013 and yet there are still question marks at both Force India and Caterham, and that has ensured a winter of uncertainty for the drivers vying for the last available places on the grid.

Among them is Heikki Kovalainen, who can do nothing but wait for Caterham to firm up its plans. It's a simple situation. The Finn and the team would both like to extend their relationship into a fourth season, but economic realities mean that these days drivers are expected to come as part of a commercial package.

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