A terminal brakes issue for Kimi Raikkonen ended any chance of a double points finish for Lotus at Sunday’s Belgian Grand Prix. The Lotus duo of Raikkonen and Romian Grosjean lined-up alongside each other in 7th and 8th on the grid, on row 4, but the pair slipped out of the top 10 in the early stages of the race after they both suffered poor starts.
Raikkonen’s race ultimately ended on lap 26, having struggled with smoking brakes all race long, the Finn pulled into the pits to retire, having been unable to slow his E21 in an attempted pass on Felipe Massa’s Ferrari into the final chicane.
'I had a brake failure so there was really no point in trying to continue”, said the 2007...
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