Raikkonen: Alfa Romeo's recent races have been a nightmare
Kimi Raikkonen has taken responsibility for his poor outing at the Russian Grand Prix after his false start led to a drive-thru penalty, but is eager for Alfa Romeo to bounce back after numerous “nightmare” races.
Over the past few events, Raikkonen has finished 13th in Russia, 16th in Belgium, and 15th in Italy, while he failed to finish the Singapore GP altogether.
After a period with only a handful of points gained, mostly through Antonio Giovinazzi, Alfa Romeo are down in eighth in the constructors’ championship, and Raikkonen has urged the team to work together to stop the rot.
"The race was my fault even though in the end we got back in a race with the safety cars and managed to unlap ourselves,” he admitted after the race in Sochi.
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