Kimi Raikkonen
Mar 19

F1: Ferrari Performance Not Acceptable, Says Technical Director

Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso (right) leads teammate Kimi Raikkonen in the Australian GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

driver (right) leads teammate in the . (Photo: Getty Images)

Ferrari technical director James Allison has described the team’s form in Australia as “not acceptable,” and says that straightline speed and braking stability are among the key areas for improvement.

Fernando Alonso finished 35 seconds behind winner Nico Rosberg, who is assumed by most observers to have had a lot in hand.

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Mar 17

Raikkonen struggling with tricky Ferrari

Kimi Raikkonen struggled to a seventh place finish at Australia. (Photo: William West/AFP/Getty Images)

struggled to a seventh place finish at Australia. (Photo: William West/AFP/Getty Images)

Kimi Raikkonen left Australia with seventh place to his name after Daniel Ricciardo’s exclusion gifted him a place, but it certainly wasn’t an easy weekend for the Finn on his comeback to .

A crash in qualifying was just one of his problems as he struggled to come to terms with the 4 T, and he was seen locking up in the race.

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Mar 17

Domenicali believes Ferrari has a lot of work to do

Kimi Raikkonen en route to a dissappointing 7th place finish in Australia. (Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

en route to a disappointing 7th place finish in Australia. (Photo: Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Stefano Domencali says that has a lot of work to do before the next race in Malaysia – and is adamant that there won’t be any allocation of blame between the engine and chassis departments.

“We have a lot of things to do,” he said. “And what we need to do is to go home and make sure that the things that have to be … solved in the group are clear, with a clear responsibility. And then full stop, and no other discussion.

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Mar 12

Raikkonen Targeting Podium Finish In Australia

Kimi Raikkonen with the press previewing the Australian GP. (Photo: Getty Images)

with the press previewing the . (Photo: Getty Images)

Kimi Raikkonen was keen not to make any predictions about ’s 2014 form today, but the Finn did let slip that he sees a podium finish as a realistic target in Melbourne.

“First of all I think we need to make sure we finish the races,” he said. “And if we do that we’re already in a good position. We want to improve in all the areas, and we have to first see where we are.

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Feb 24

F1: Ferrari Tech Boss James Allison Believes F14 T On Schedule

 

Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Ferrari exits his team garage to drive during day four of Formula One Winter Testing in Bahrain. (Photo: Getty Images)

of Finland and exits his team garage to drive during day four of Formula One Winter Testing in Bahrain. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ferrari technical director James Allison says that the Italian team made progress at the first Bahrain test.

Although Kimi Raikkonen had a crash right at the end of the last day the 4 T ran an encouraging number of test laps.

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