Ferrari, Alfa Romeo shifted to Kimi Raikkonen has got to learn the last three months, a new house manners, despite the fact that his current employer is practically the same as the Sauber team, who signed him to the premier class at 21 years of age, a newborn baby in late 2000.
in mid-summer 2017 the current Alfa Romeo team manager appointed Frédéric Vasseur is raikkonen for this F1-career, eight as team manager. 51-year-old frenchman is a solid racing experience and engineering tasks that the different levels of competition to the team management.
Raikkonen and Vasseur are both known for their desire to focus on the essential – and only that. On this basis, it is no wonder that the men were right from the first meeting onwards on the same wavelength with each other. Raikkonen was heard Vasseur in advance just a little.
I don't have any preconceived ideas of people. I don't judge people before I know. I had heard about Fred things that seem to fit him well, and I'm happy about it. I've been to the garage, where things are not always gone as I would have liked, the garage in which much was said about something quite different than kilvanajoa. Here is not about fear, Raikkonen said the French Autohebdo magazine interview.
Vasseur, in turn, tell mentions his surprise to some extent about the nature of Raikkonen's two.
When kim's to spend time with, he is maybe more open than you might think.Vodka and champagne
as well As Raikkonen that Vasseur have been saying satisfaction as well as the garage, the car that to each other. Raikkonen has avoided making a point of speaking aloud the result of the goals or other aspirations, but a new supervisor he has some kind of very clear but at the same time quite räikkösmäisiä expectations.
If he is able to keep us focused and to protect us from all that nonsense, which the F1-policy cause the depot, it would be a good start.
I hope and I am sure that it, too, when I work with people like him. I wouldn't have come here if I didn't know him. Of course, I wish her also all the daily shit, the Finnish veteran grinned a little laughter with.
Vasseur speaks to nearly 300 GP-competition in his career to drive from the Finnish as an important yardstick against which the technical feedback is to the stable gold value.
– So we can evolve to the next level, we need someone like him. His contribution to the technical discussions have already been significant. Engineers such type is priceless. Thanks to him, we can't get lost.
– If the driver is uncertain, the discussions can become difficult. Kim with no trouble. He pushes us to be 100% focused on technical matters, and it is the most important thing to the barn and me.
Raikkonen is achieved through the first two race for position seven and eight. 10 MM-points to justify the drivers ' world championship in sixth place, and Alfa Romeo is preparing in the fourth.
Although the question is perhaps too premature, Autohebdo journalist inquired about how Raikkonen and Vasseur are going to celebrate the first connection to the prize podium in the ranking: with vodka or champagne?
– Why have to choose? Vasseur wondered
– Yes, both! Raikkonen confirmed.
Source: AutohebdoVideo: evening magazine's F1-expert Jyrki lake grove the sum of Kimi Raikkonen completed the beginning of the season.