Heikki Kovalainen will race for Renault next season under the guidance of Flavio Briatore, who has extended his deal to run the team.
Briatoresaid: “I am delighted to continue to lead Renault’s Formula One challenge. It is now important for the Renault team to begin a fresh cycle of development from 2007, with a reinvigorated driver line-up and several major new commercial partners. This is the key to performing at the top level in the medium and long term.”
Kovalainen said: “My two seasons testing for the team, as well as my time in GP2, have allowed me to build my technical knowledge and to understand what it takes to win in Formula One. I think next year is a new start for me. There will be high expectations straight away, but I will not look at it as extra pressure.
Does it put an end to all the speculations ?? I think so !!
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