Heikki Kovalainen info & statistics

Heikki Kovalainen: Wiki, Age, F1 Career Stats & Facts Profile
Name Heikki Kovalainen
Country Finland Finland
Place of Birth Suomussalmi
Date of Birth Oct 19th 1981 - 39 years old
Season Entries 7
First Race 2007 Australian Grand Prix
Last Race 2013 Brazilian Grand Prix
First Pole 2008 British Grand Prix
Last Pole 2008 British Grand Prix
First Win 2008 Hungarian Grand Prix
Last Win 2008 Hungarian Grand Prix
First Podium 2007 Japanese Grand Prix
Last Podium 2008 Italian Grand Prix

Heikki Kovalainen F1 Stats

Race Entries 112
Race Starts 111
Race Wins 1 (0,9%)
Pole Positions 1 (0,9%)
Fastest Laps 2 (1,8%)
Podiums 4 (3,6%)
Points Finishes 29 (25,9%)
Retirements 25 (22,3%)
Front Row Starts 5
Total Points 105
Total Laps 5.839



Seasons

 

Heikki Kovalainen Final Championship Results

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Heikki Kovalainen F1 Seasons Summary

Year Team Engine GP 1st 2nd 3rd Pod Pole Laps FL Avg Pts Points
2013 United Kingdom Lotus F1 Renault 2 0 0 0 0 0 126 0 0.00 0
2012 United Kingdom Caterham Renault 20 0 0 0 0 0 1018 0 0.00 0
2011 United Kingdom Caterham Renault 19 0 0 0 0 0 947 0 0.00 0
2010 United Kingdom Caterham Cosworth 18 0 0 0 0 0 926 0 0.00 0
2009 United Kingdom McLaren Mercedes 17 0 0 0 0 0 788 0 1.29 22
2008 United Kingdom McLaren Mercedes 18 1 1 1 3 1 1011 2 2.94 53
2007 France Renault Renault 17 0 1 0 1 0 1023 0 1.76 30

Races

 

Heikki Kovalainen F1 GP Race Classifications

1th1 Time
2th2 Times
3th1 Time
4th4 Times
5th7 Times
6th3 Times
7th5 Times
8th6 Times
9th3 Times
10th3 Times
11th2 Times
12th4 Times
13th6 Times
14th11 Times
15th6 Times
16th8 Times
17th8 Times
18th7 Times
19th3 Times
23th1 Time
DNF19 Times
NC1 Time
DNS1 Time

 

Heikki Kovalainen F1 GP Race Results

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts
112 2013 2013 Brazilian Grand Prix 7 Lotus F1 Renault 11 14 0
111 2013 2013 USA Grand Prix 7 Lotus F1 Renault 8 14 0
110 2012 2012 Brazilian Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 20 14 0
109 2012 2012 USA Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 22 18 0
108 2012 2012 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 18 13 0
107 2012 2012 Indian Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 20 18 0
106 2012 2012 Korean Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 20 17 0
105 2012 2012 Japanese Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 17 15 0
104 2012 2012 Singapore Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 20 15 0
103 2012 2012 Italian Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 18 14 0
102 2012 2012 Belgian Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 18 17 0
101 2012 2012 Hungarian Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 19 17 0
100 2012 2012 German Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 16 19 0
99 2012 2012 British Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 19 17 0
98 2012 2012 European Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 16 14 0
97 2012 2012 Canadian Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 17 18 0
96 2012 2012 Monaco Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 17 13 0
95 2012 2012 Spanish Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 19 16 0
94 2012 2012 Bahrain Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 16 17 0
93 2012 2012 Chinese Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 18 23 0
92 2012 2012 Malaysian Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 24 18 0
91 2012 2012 Australian Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 18 DNF Suspension 0
90 2011 2011 Brazilian Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 19 16 0
89 2011 2011 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 17 17 0
88 2011 2011 Indian Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 18 14 0
87 2011 2011 Korean Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 19 14 0
86 2011 2011 Japanese Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 18 18 0
85 2011 2011 Singapore Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 19 16 0
84 2011 2011 Italian Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 20 13 0
83 2011 2011 Belgian Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 16 15 0
82 2011 2011 Hungarian Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 18 DNF Water leak 0
81 2011 2011 German Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 18 16 0
80 2011 2011 British Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 17 DNF Gearbox 0
79 2011 2011 European Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 19 19 0
78 2011 2011 Canadian Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 19 DNF Driveshaft 0
77 2011 2011 Monaco Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 17 14 0
76 2011 2011 Spanish Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 15 DNF Accident 0
75 2011 2011 Turkish Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 18 19 0
74 2011 2011 Chinese Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 19 16 0
73 2011 2011 Malaysian Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 19 15 0
72 2011 2011 Australian Grand Prix 20 Caterham Renault 19 DNF Water leak 0
71 2010 2010 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 19 Caterham Cosworth 20 17 0
70 2010 2010 Brazilian Grand Prix 19 Caterham Cosworth 20 18 0
69 2010 2010 Korean Grand Prix 19 Caterham Cosworth 21 13 0
68 2010 2010 Japanese Grand Prix 19 Caterham Cosworth 20 12 0
67 2010 2010 Singapore Grand Prix 19 Caterham Cosworth 19 16 Fire 0
66 2010 2010 Italian Grand Prix 19 Caterham Cosworth 18 18 0
65 2010 2010 Belgian Grand Prix 19 Caterham Cosworth 13 16 0
64 2010 2010 Hungarian Grand Prix 19 Caterham Cosworth 19 14 0
63 2010 2010 German Grand Prix 19 Caterham Cosworth 20 DNF Collision 0
62 2010 2010 British Grand Prix 19 Caterham Cosworth 18 17 0
61 2010 2010 European Grand Prix 19 Caterham Cosworth 20 DNF Collision 0
60 2010 2010 Canadian Grand Prix 19 Caterham Cosworth 19 16 0
59 2010 2010 Turkish Grand Prix 19 Caterham Cosworth 20 DNF Hydraulics 0
58 2010 2010 Monaco Grand Prix 19 Caterham Cosworth 18 DNF Steering 0
57 2010 2010 Spanish Grand Prix 19 Caterham Cosworth 0 DNS Gearbox 0
56 2010 2010 Chinese Grand Prix 19 Caterham Cosworth 21 14 0
55 2010 2010 Malaysian Grand Prix 19 Caterham Cosworth 15 NC Hydraulics 0
54 2010 2010 Australian Grand Prix 19 Caterham Cosworth 19 13 0
53 2010 2010 Bahrain Grand Prix 19 Caterham Cosworth 21 15 0
52 2009 2009 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2 McLaren Mercedes 18 11 0
51 2009 2009 Brazilian Grand Prix 2 McLaren Mercedes 16 12 No Time 0
50 2009 2009 Japanese Grand Prix 2 McLaren Mercedes 11 11 0
49 2009 2009 Singapore Grand Prix 2 McLaren Mercedes 8 7 2
48 2009 2009 Italian Grand Prix 2 McLaren Mercedes 4 6 3
47 2009 2009 Belgian Grand Prix 2 McLaren Mercedes 15 6 3
46 2009 2009 European Grand Prix 2 McLaren Mercedes 2 4 5
45 2009 2009 Hungarian Grand Prix 2 McLaren Mercedes 6 5 4
44 2009 2009 German Grand Prix 2 McLaren Mercedes 6 8 1
43 2009 2009 British Grand Prix 2 McLaren Mercedes 13 DNF Collision damage 0
42 2009 2009 Turkish Grand Prix 2 McLaren Mercedes 14 14 0
41 2009 2009 Monaco Grand Prix 2 McLaren Mercedes 7 DNF Accident 0
40 2009 2009 Spanish Grand Prix 2 McLaren Mercedes 18 DNF Gearbox 0
39 2009 2009 Bahrain Grand Prix 2 McLaren Mercedes 11 12 0
38 2009 2009 Chinese Grand Prix 2 McLaren Mercedes 12 5 4
37 2009 2009 Malaysian Grand Prix 2 McLaren Mercedes 14 DNF Spun off 0
36 2009 2009 Australian Grand Prix 2 McLaren Mercedes 12 DNF Collision 0
35 2008 2008 Brazilian Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 5 7 2
34 2008 2008 Chinese Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 5 DNF Pneumatics 0
33 2008 2008 Japanese Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 3 DNF Engine 0
32 2008 2008 Singapore Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 5 10 0
31 2008 2008 Italian Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 2 2 8
30 2008 2008 Belgian Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 3 10 Gearbox 0
29 2008 2008 European Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 5 4 5
28 2008 2008 Hungarian Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 2 1 10
27 2008 2008 German Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 3 5 4
26 2008 2008 British Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 1 5 4
25 2008 2008 French Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 10 4 5
24 2008 2008 Canadian Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 7 9 0
23 2008 2008 Monaco Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 4 8 1
22 2008 2008 Turkish Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 2 12 0
21 2008 2008 Spanish Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 6 DNF Accident 0
20 2008 2008 Bahrain Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 5 5 4
19 2008 2008 Malaysian Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 8 3 6
18 2008 2008 Australian Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 3 5 4
17 2007 2007 Brazilian Grand Prix 4 Renault Renault 17 DNF Accident 0
16 2007 2007 Chinese Grand Prix 4 Renault Renault 13 9 0
15 2007 2007 Japanese Grand Prix 4 Renault Renault 11 2 8
14 2007 2007 Belgian Grand Prix 4 Renault Renault 9 8 1
13 2007 2007 Italian Grand Prix 4 Renault Renault 7 7 2
12 2007 2007 Turkish Grand Prix 4 Renault Renault 7 6 3
11 2007 2007 Hungarian Grand Prix 4 Renault Renault 11 8 1
10 2007 2007 European Grand Prix 4 Renault Renault 7 8 1
9 2007 2007 British Grand Prix 4 Renault Renault 7 7 2
8 2007 2007 French Grand Prix 4 Renault Renault 6 15 0
7 2007 2007 USA Grand Prix 4 Renault Renault 6 5 4
6 2007 2007 Canadian Grand Prix 4 Renault Renault 22 4 5
5 2007 2007 Monaco Grand Prix 4 Renault Renault 15 13 Engine 0
4 2007 2007 Spanish Grand Prix 4 Renault Renault 8 7 2
3 2007 2007 Bahrain Grand Prix 4 Renault Renault 12 9 0
2 2007 2007 Malaysian Grand Prix 4 Renault Renault 11 8 1
1 2007 2007 Australian Grand Prix 4 Renault Renault 13 10 0

Podiums

 

Heikki Kovalainen F1 Podium Finishes

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts
4 2008 2008 Italian Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 2 2 8
3 2008 2008 Hungarian Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 2 1 10
2 2008 2008 Malaysian Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 8 3 6
1 2007 2007 Japanese Grand Prix 4 Renault Renault 11 2 8

Poles

 

Heikki Kovalainen F1 Pole Positions

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts
1 2008 2008 British Grand Prix 23 McLaren Mercedes 1 5 4

Comparison

 

Heikki Kovalainen Teammate Comparison

SeasonTeamTeam MateBest PosPointsWinsPolesPositionQualifying
2007RenaultGiancarlo Fisichella2430210000125107
2008McLarenLewis Hamilton1153981517612513
2009McLarenLewis Hamilton4122490204611512
2010CaterhamJarno Trulli1213000000145811
2011CaterhamJarno Trulli1313000000117162
Karun Chandhok16200000001010
2012CaterhamVitaly Petrov13110000001010128
2013Lotus F1Romain Grosjean14201800001102

News

 

Latest Heikki Kovalainen News



Heikki Kovalainen 2020 Beyond the Grid interview

This week Tom welcomes one-time Grand Prix winner Heikki Kovalainen onto the show to discuss his rollercoaster Grand Prix career, which began with Renault in 2007 and took in 111..

June 3, 2020 with 0 Comments

Kovalainen: Rosberg achievements are under estimated

The extent of Nico Rosberg's career achievements in Formula 1 is not fully appreciated. That is the view of Heikki Kovalainen, a former F1 driver who - like Rosberg - was once..

May 26, 2020 with 0 Comments

Mark Webber crash Valencia 2010

This is where Mark Webber crashes into the Caterham of Heikki

November 4, 2018 with 0 Comments

First win of Vettel & Toro Rosso 2008 Italian GP

 In 2008 the then 21 year + 72 days old Sebastian Vettel broke the records of youngest pole-sitter and race winner in F1 history. By winning the 2008 Italian F1 GP Vettel also..

August 31, 2018 with 0 Comments

Kovalainen made bid to replace Bottas

Jan.18 - Former F1 driver Heikki Kovalainen has admitted he made a bid to replace the Mercedes-bound Valtteri Bottas at Williams for 2017. Amid strong speculation that Bottas..

January 18, 2017 with 0 Comments

Kovalainen: 'No problems' in Bottas-Hamilton pairing

Jan.18 - Lewis Hamilton's former teammate says Valtteri Bottas should not have any trouble working with the triple world champion in 2017. "I have good memories with Lewis," said..

January 18, 2017 with 0 Comments

Bottas gets married in Helsinki

Sep.12 - Valtteri Bottas has enjoyed an exciting preparation for this weekend's Singapore grand prix. Turun Sanomat, a Finnish newspaper, reports that the 27-year-old Williams..

September 12, 2016 with 0 Comments

Kovalainen predicts 'difficult' start for Haas

Mar.16 - Heikki Kovalainen thinks F1's new American team Haas will have a "very difficult" debut season. Haas, however, has entered the sport with a lot of confidence. "Generally,..

March 16, 2016 with 0 Comments

Kovalainen: Bottas' career could stagnate at Williams

Oct.7 - Valtteri Bottas risks watching his F1 career stagnate at Williams, fellow Finn Heikki Kovalainen has warned. Earlier this year, the now 26-year-old Bottas was a strong..

October 7, 2015 with 0 Comments

Kovalainen to test DTM car

Heikki Kovalainen looks set to rebuild his motor racing career in the German touring car series DTM. According to the Finnish broadcaster MTV3, the German marque BMW has announced..

August 25, 2014

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