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Kovalainen Reveals Angry Birds Helmet for Upcoming F1 Season

Heikki’s Formula 1 helmet gets the Angry Bird treatment.

Heikki Kovalainen was chilling in the F1 paddock on Thursday, happily showing off his red-on-black helmet for the new Formula 1 season that starts this weekend in Australia. It's most distinctive feature is the bright red bird that many of you will recognize as coming from the webgame app phenomenon 'Angry Birds.' For those wondering about the connection between the Caterham driver and the app, then it's Finland.

This is where both the F1 star and the company Rovio, who built the app, hails from. The company's Harri Koponen commented that "The helmet looks amazing."

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