Raikkonen and his annus horribilis

Raikkonen and his annus horribilis

No matter how you look at it, it is very hard to find positives in Kimi Raikkonen's first season back with Ferrari. BEN ANDERSON hears from the Finn and the Scuderia's top engineers

By any measure you care to use, the 2014 Formula 1 season must go down as the worst of Kimi Raikkonen's F1 career. Statistically speaking it is undeniably so.

The 2007 world champion was roundly beaten by Ferrari team-mate Fernando Alonso. Alonso qualified ahead more often and usually by a large margin. He scored 106 more points than his Finnish team-mate and finished six places further up in the drivers' championship (the largest gap between scoring team-mates on the grid).

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