Should Ferrari retain Raikkonen?

Should Ferrari retain Raikkonen?

Kimi Raikkonen is the key man in the Formula 1 driver market this summer. BEN ANDERSON evaluates what Ferrari should do when it finally decides the Finn's fate for 2016

Maurizio Arrivabene must be thoroughly enjoying Formula 1's summer shutdown, if for no other reason than it affords the Ferrari team principal a temporary break from incessant questioning regarding Kimi Raikkonen's future as an F1 driver.

He was asked, again, for the umpteenth time, after the last race in Hungary about whether he would retain Raikkonen's services for next season. His reply? "It's interesting, because when I am answering this type of question you [the media] are telling me: "you are always giving us the same answer", without thinking that you are asking the same question!

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