Raikkonen disagrees with Hamilton on difficulty of driving F1 cars
Kimi Raikkonen does not think there is much difference in the difficulty of driving today’s Formula 1 cars compared to those of 10 years ago. His comments are in contrast to those of Lewis Hamilton, who thinks the 2019 cars are too easy physically.
The Mercedes driver recently claimed that drivers had it too comfortable in modern cars, and even suggested that he could drive in two races back-to-back without feeling too much physical exertion.
Raikkonen, a competitor since 2001, thinks that drivers have simply got better at getting used to the demands, rather than the cars significantly changing.
"Is it harder now or less hard? It's impossible to say. When you start thinking 10 years back the memory plays games and you can't [remember properly]," Raikkonen said to Motorsport.com.
"Maybe it's not the same. If you asked me 10 years ago I'd say 'it's OK' because it's all about how you get used to it.
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