Former Caterham driver, Heikki Kovalainen, the team’s current reserve driver has been called up for FP1 duty in Belgium and Italy.
Kovalainen will replace Charles Pic on Friday morning free practice at Spa-Francochamps and two weeks later he will take over Giedo van der Garde’s cockpit for the Friday morning session.
The experienced Finn, who raced for the team since it was founded until last year, was drafted in during FP1 in Bahrain and Barcelona, to provide feedback to the team regarding updates to the car. (GP247)
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