Kimi Raikkonen refused tо confirm thаt hе would but be іn Formula One next season regardless of beіng іn thе championship hunt thiѕ season. Having returned tо Formula One thіѕ year right after two seasons away from thе sport, Raikkonen was right away competitive аnԁ at present sits third in thе drivers’ championship, 38 points behind Fernando Alonso. However, wіth speculation more than numerous drivers’ futures аt existing, Raikkonen was asked іf he woulԁ extend hіѕ comeback іn to subsequent… Continue reading
Kimi Raikkonen іѕ targeting hіs seventh podium of the season аt thе Singapore Grand Prix subsequent weekend аnd іs hoping thе Lotus can recreate the pace it haԁ at thе last street circuit in Valencia.Raikkonen heads tо Singapore third in the championship with six podiums tо hіѕ name, 1 of which came аt Valencia. After a weekend off thе pace at Monza, Raikkonen iѕ hoping he can return tо form аt the night race next weekend.
“Monaco wаs not thаt… Continue reading
A hard-earned podium for Kimi at Spa this afternoon – his sixth of the season – with a battling performance and some daring overtaking manoeuvres carrying the Finn to a fine third place at the Belgian Grand Prix. Jenson Button kick started his ailing championship hopes as he comfortably won the Belgian Grand Prix after a spectacular first- corner crash accounted for Fernando Alonso, Lewis Hamilton and Romain Grosjean.
Sebastian Vettel came through to take second from tenth on the… Continue reading
Kimi Raikkonen is refusing to commit himself to driving for Lotus in 2013 before the end of the current season. Having made his comeback at the start of this year, Raikkonen is currently in with an outside chance of the championship as he sits in fifth place – 48 points behind leader Fernando Alonso. Despite the impressive campaign so far, Raikkonen told Autosport that he isn’t prepared to make a decision on his future yet, instead preferring to focus on… Continue reading
Kimi Raikkonen has played down the significance of his past success at Spa-Francorchamps ahead of next weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix. Raikkonen has yet to win a race this year but has come close, finishing on the podium five times. He has won at Spa-Francorchamps on four of his last five visits, but says that will not count for much this weekend.
“Usually I’ve achieved good results at the Belgian Grand Prix, but what’s happened before doesn’t help me right now,”… Continue reading
Lotus technical director James Allison has confirmed his team will aim to run its new double DRS (DDRS) device at the Belgian Grand Prix next weekend. At the last two races Lotus has experimented with the device during Friday practice sessions, which uses ducts to channel air to different parts of the car to improve performance. The system is believed to be based on a similar principal to Mercedes’ DDRS, but the layout is quite clearly different with very obvious… Continue reading
Lotus team main Eric Boullier believes this year’s championship is wide open as well as is confident his team continues to be inside shooting distance of the top. Lotus joined the time of year alongside fourth in the constructors’ standings because its target, however powerful outcomes during the Bahrain and also Spanish Grands Prix signifies it currently lies 3rd – tied upon 86 points alongside Ferrari. Kimi Raikkonen is sixth inside the drivers’ championship – 25 off frontrunner Fernando Alonso… Continue reading
Kimi Raikkonen replied he had no choice however to sit out of first practice during the Monaco Grand Prix, but continues to be self assured about his competitiveness after some wet running in the afternoon. Forward of this weekend Lotus made some changes to Raikkonen’s steering aimed especially at the unusual demands of Monaco, however after one lap the Finn asked for the system to generally be swapped back.
“We made some changes to the steering here because usually it’s… Continue reading