Within the first coaching session, Kimi Raikkonen had to surrender the automotive to Alfa Romeo reserve pilot Robert Kubica. The second session was interrupted a number of instances by pink flags, so the Finn is sad that he was not in a position to work correctly with the machine.
Query Robert Kubica rigorously labored together with your automotive within the first coaching session?
Kimi Raikkonen: In truth, we began the weekend with the identical automotive because it was within the final race. She hasn’t modified in any respect. It is good for Robert to apply, however I might fairly get behind the wheel myself. The state of affairs is much from ultimate, however the whole lot is as it’s, so the whole lot must be wonderful.
Q: What do you consider tires for subsequent season?
Kimi Raikkonen: Laborious to inform. Now they hardly curiosity me – we won’t work with them this 12 months. It is good to arrange for subsequent 12 months, however I am not excited about how they work now and the way they have an effect on the habits of the automotive, as a result of neither this weekend nor the subsequent won’t change something. In any other case, the whole lot is so as. I did not handle to drive a single lap on Smooth – let’s have a look at what awaits us tomorrow.