has started the F1 season, Alfa Romeo steering wheel in a three point position. Raikkonen 12 MM-points to justify the drivers ' world championship in the seventh instead, which means the same in the middle of the pack for the top spot.
Raikkonen has driven through the top ranked seven, eight and nine. Especially the last, the Chinese GP's ninth place was the Finnish insurance the feat, as he managed to snatch two championship points, despite starting the race only 13. box.
– in the Race the car was really good, and I enjoyed it. Time-time we don't, unfortunately, been as strong as we hoped we were, Raikkonen said the Formula1.'s according to the.peak flat
Investment pick is not in the middle of the pack in the easy. For example, in China, all six garage – Alfa Romeo, Renault, Haas, McLaren, Racing Point and Toro Rosso – were time-ajovauhdissa 0,565 seconds within each other. The whole season sampling for faster and slower, the difference is 0,714 seconds.
Raikkonen performance, when looking at is important consideration, that although he leads a mid-point fight, he has not yet had in any single weekend in the middle of the pack fastest car. In australia and in Bahrain Alfa Romeo was the middle of the pack third fastest, in China only fifth fastest. The whole season sampling, Alfa Romeo has been also the fifth fastest.
– understand we see already some things, but if we can time trial better, we can get a much better result from the competition. We have enough speed to be around we're the team above, so we have to keep trying.Best of all
Raikkonen, the comments are racing partners think of two ways ominous.
Firstly, as already mentioned, Raikkonen leads to the middle castes, although the time-ajovauhdissa has left something to be desired. Secondly, Alfa Romeo has developed over the past season since the beginning more than any of its rivals, and the stable certainly not yet reached its potential upper limit – especially when Hinwilin-mill was made during the winter as well as significant that the large-scale recruitment.
compared to one Year ago, Alfa Romeo has been through the first three GP-weekend on average, over 1.5 seconds faster. The next biggest leap is made to Toro Rosso, whose difference from last year is at this stage about a second.
Next on the list come from McLaren (-0,615), Haas (-0,509) and Racing Point (-0,026). Hard expectations of the season left the Renault in contrast, has been the beginning of the season up to a year ago, slower (+0,157).
the F1 season continued 26.-28. April in Azerbaijan.
Garage development has been calculated by comparing the stables best lap time of each GP weekend's best lap time .Alfa Romeo casual working environment seems to suit Kimi Raikkonen, who has opened the season in the three point position. ZUMAWIRE / MVPHOTOS