By Editor on Friday, August 30, 2013 Former F1 driver Mika Salo has admitted he doesn't believe a simple tear-off visor strip caused Kimi Raikkonen's brake failure at Spa.
Raikkonen's first retirement since his return to Formula One might be seen as a knockout blow to his championship hopes, as he drops behind Fernando Alonso and Lewis Hamilton in the chase to beat Sebastian Vettel to the title.
As the F1 paddock was disassembled at Spa late on Sunday, Lotus still had not definitively identified the cause of the brake failure.
But then it was announced that a plastic helmet visor tear-off strip had entered and blocked the brake air duct.
Lotus reacted with its usual humour, posting a...
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