Why Raikkonen move could backfire on Sauber

Why Raikkonen move could backfire on Sauber

Our technical consultant gives his expert view on the Ferrari/Sauber Kimi Raikkonen/Charles Leclerc driver swap as he answers your questions on a wide range of Formula 1 topics

Sauber has signed Kimi Raikkonen for two years - is this a good move for the team to have all that experience, or is it an insurance policy for Ferrari in case Charles Leclerc fails?

Joao Santos, via email

Raikkonen at Sauber could go either way. I was always sceptical about these kinds of experienced drivers who were just looking for another pay cheque and not necessarily motivated to prove themselves like a young driver is.

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