According to sources inside the Lotus team, Finn Kovalainen will shortly be announced by Lotus as Raikkonen's replacement for the last two Grands Prix of 2013.
Heikki Kovalainen: "I think the car is great, but I was not able to unlock the pace."
Kovalainen told the Finnish newspaper Turun Sanomat he also cannot be sure that McLaren's gamble on Magnussen will pay off.
Salo believes that Lotus needs an experience driver for the final two races.
Cyril Abiteboul told that Caterham team are trying to find new sponsors, new people, so it's too early to talk about the impact that their final position in the championship will have on our decision.
"I don't understand how I could make so many mistakes," said Kovalainen.
The numbers of available drivers for the Marussia F1 Team vacant seat continue to grow. Both Heikki Kovalainen and Vitaly Petrov were teammates with the Caterham team.
Tony Fernandes dispels a rumour that stated Giedo van der Garde would not be considered for 2014 season.