Heikki Kovalainen back for practice with Caterham

Updated: 22 August 2013 19:23 IST

Despite being dropped by Caterham, Kovalainen kept close contact with the team. He also drove for the outfit in FP1 in Bahrain and Spain to give them feedback on the 2013 car.

Spa Francorchamps, Belgium:

Heikki Kovalainen will return to Formula One action at this weekend's Belgian Grand Prix when he takes part in first free practice for the Caterham team.

The Finn, who raced for Caterham last season, will run in Frenchman Charles Pic's car on Friday morning.

Despite being dropped by Caterham, Kovalainen kept close contact with the team. He also drove for the outfit in FP1 in Bahrain and Spain to give them feedback on the 2013 car.

Kovalainen, formerly with McLaren, will also run in first free practice at the Italian Grand Prix in place of Dutchman Giedo van der Garde.

Topics : Formula 1 Lotus Force India Renault Caterham Narain Karthikeyan Heikki Kovalainen Karun Chandhok Vitaly Petrov Belgian Grand Prix
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