Caterham to use 2012 chassis next year claims Kovalainen

Heikki Kovalainen (FIN) Caterham F1. Formula One World Championship, Rd11, Hungarian Grand Prix, Preparations Day, Budapest, Hungary, Thursday 26 July 2012.Nov.23 (GMM) Heikki Kovalainen claims that Caterham is planning to use its current chassis, the CT01, as the basis for their 2013 F1 car.

It is expected that the salaried Finn will be pushed out of the team for 2013 by pay drivers Charles Pic and Giedo van der Garde.

Asked by the Finnish newspaper Turun Sanomat how he expects Caterham to go next season, Kovalainen said: “It’s hard to say.

“But when the team has decided to continue with the same chassis for the new car, it may not be a good sign,” said the 31-year-old, who as Caterham’s lead driver has failed to score a single point since the team’s inception in 2010, even though he is a much respected, and experienced driver.

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