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Heikki Kovalainen

Heikki Kovalainen, European Grand Prix, Valencia, Spain, 26th June 2010. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Heikki Kovalainen, European Grand Prix, Valencia, Spain, 26th June 2010. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

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Born:

19 Oct 1981
Suomussalmi

Nationality:

Finland

Grands Prix:

111 (2007-2013)

Heikki has now left Formula 1 and for many years was in Japanese Super GT. He moved back to Europe in 2022 to race sportscars. Was with Caterham as a racer, and latterly, a test driver, after driving spells with McLaren and Renault, which included one win (whilst at McLaren). However, he did also make a two race appearance return to cover for the injured Raikkonen at Lotus in 2013. It didn't go that spectacularly and left him without a race drive until his move to the Far East.

Biography last updated 30 Nov 2021