Raikkonen shows Ferrari is coming

Raikkonen shows Ferrari is coming

New recruit Sebastian Vettel assumed the responsibility of leading Ferrari's pursuit - and Malaysian defeat - of Mercedes. In Bahrain, Kimi Raikkonen joined him on the front line and added to Mercedes' growing headache, BEN ANDERSON writes

Kimi Raikkonen's Formula 1 career has been in something of a tailspin since he rejoined Ferrari.

Last year was easily his least impressive since he first arrived at motorsport's pinnacle in 2001: he struggled with the handling characteristics of the F14-T, he was usually nowhere near team-mate Fernando Alonso, and he looked lost and unhappy.

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