Kimi Raikkonen
Jun 23

F1: Tempers reach boiling point as Ferrari’s struggles continue

Scuderia Ferrari's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen  makes a pitstop during the Austrian Formula One Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg on June 22, 2014.  AFP PHOTO / POOL / HANS KLAUS TECHT        (Photo credit should read HANS KLAUS TECHT/AFP/Getty Images)

Scuderia ’s makes a pitstop during the 2014 Austrian Grand Prix. (Photo: Hans Klaus Techt/Getty Images)

When told on Sunday to push up to his nearest rival, the radio answer from Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen was immediate.

“Well, give me more power!” the Finn told his engineer.

Raikkonen has notably struggled since returning to the Italian team in 2014, but so too has Ferrari with its newly V6-powered F14-T.

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Jun 20

F1: Alonso, Ferrari Lead The Chase Of Mercedes In Austria

Fernando Alonso was the best of the rest on Friday in Austria. (Photo: Getty Images)

was the best of the rest on Friday in Austria. (Photo: Getty Images)

Fernando Alonso and led the chase of Mercedes in Austria today as the former World Champion finished both practice sessions in third place.

However he said there was still a lot to be learned, especially about the tires.

“In both sessions, Kimi and I were on different programs and now we must put all the data together to choose which of the elements we tested have worked best. There were no surprises on the tire front, the supersoft seems quicker and will definitely be the tire for qualifying, but for the race, it’s impossible to establish now what the strategy will be.

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Jun 5

F1: Raikkonen certain season can only get better

Kimi Raikkonen's last top-five finish was at Suzuka in October 2013. (Photo: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic)

’s last top-five finish was at Suzuka in October 2013. (Photo: Charles Coates/LAT Photographic)

Kimi Raikkonen remains confident that his 2014 season can turn around after his recent run of frustration.

Raikkonen has been involved in a series of incidents and has struggled to get the F14 T to his liking.

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May 26

Raikkonen blames Chilton for puncture that triggered nightmare race

Kimi Raikkonen dropped out of the points after his and Kevin Magnussen's cars come to a halt in the hairpin. (Photo: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/Getty Images)

dropped out of the points after his and Kevin Magnussen’s cars nearly collide in the hairpin. (Photo: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/Getty Images)

Kimi Raikkonen endured a nightmare race in Monaco that saw the driver lose a potential third place to a puncture he received after being hit by .

He later retired after an incident with Kevin Magnussen during his attempt to recover ground. The Finn received a reprimand from the FIA stewards for the latter.

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May 9

F1: Alonso Jokes Raikkonen Struggle ‘No Surprise’

Fernando Alonso (left) enters the Spanish GP third in points while teammate Kimi Raikkonen (right) sits down in 12th. (Photo: Getty Images)

(left) enters the third in points while teammate (right) sits down in 12th. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Fernando Alonso could not resist a mischievous joke on Thursday when asked about teammate Kimi Raikkonen’s struggles so far in 2014.

Raikkonen has struggled notably at since returning to his 2007 title-winning team, but for the moment the high-pressure Maranello marque is backing him.

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