Posts Tagged "Kimi Raikkonen"

The 2017 Formula One world championship is accelerating towards its conclusion, but the season’s destination appears remarkably more certain after the catastrophic first lap of the Singapore Grand Prix.

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Rather than experiencing shock during the Hungarian Grand Prix over Ferrari’s race tactics, there was that familiar feeling of ‘why are we not surprised’, as once again Sebastian Vettel was prioritised over Kimi Räikkönen.

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At first he was hailed as the prodigal son of Ferrari, but there has been little to be enthusiastic about in Kimi Raikkonen’s second tenure with the fabled Scuderia.

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“Today Kimi seemed to have other commitments,” Sergio Marchionne, Ferrari CEO and Formula One’s closest thing to a Bond villain, told Italy’s La Repubblica at the Chinese Grand Prix.

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Standard Formula One convention dictates that a title contending outfit assigns a lead driver, complemented by a ‘number two driver’, though in certain instances the latter find themselves an insignificant consideration.

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There’s been no retirement announcement nor any rumours of an impending departure, but make no mistake: Kimi Räikkönen’s Ferrari seat is up for grabs.

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It’d be naive to suggest that Ferrari has recovered from its inexplicable, though entirely quintessential, freefall in 2016 on the back of last week’s opening pre-season test, yet indications show a tangible package to fashion a concerted effort in the upcoming campaign.

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To cleanse the palette after last week’s look at the underachievers from Formula One season 2016, it’s time to unveil the three drivers who left the greatest mark on the year.

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It is as unpopular a conclusion as it is a painfully objective one: Kimi Räikkönen, the 2007 Formula One world champion, just doesn’t cut it in 2016.

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There’s several Formula One drivers for whom the 2016 Formula One season – beginning this weekend in Melbourne – could prove to be a make or break year.

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The decisive piece in the 2016 Formula One grid assembly has fallen into place, with Kimi Räikkönen granted a lifeline at Ferrari for a further twelve months.

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Formula One team Ferrari has announced ahead of the Belgian Grand Prix that Kimi Raikkonen will retain his seat for next year’s season.

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At the start of the week I put forward my list of the most underrated drivers of the season thus far. Inevitably, there’s only one way to go from there.

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As we mourn the loss of Jules Bianchi, I’m reminded of some comments he made before entering Formula One about the need to perfect his English were he to stand a chance in the driver market.

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Authors note: This is a leaked transcript from a recent Formula One team principals meeting attended by a mystery auctioneer.

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According to Italian newspaper Corriere dello Sport Valtteri Bottas will be unveiled as a Ferrari driver in August to replace Kimi Raikkonen.

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There’s an aura that emanates from particular racing drivers; the hairs stand up on your arms and you feel like they are capable of doing something special, perhaps even achieving the impossible.

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I don’t think there’s been a more highly rated driver in recent memory that I feel more indifferent about than Kimi Räikkönen.

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Accelerating out of the second turn is always tricky in Austria. The corner is off-camber and grip is low, particularly given the persistent light rain of the previous day.

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Judgement Day looms for Kimi Räikkönen, who endured another wanting outcome at Monaco, a consequence of once again leaving much to be desired on a Saturday.

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