Did a plastic helmet visor tear-off strip end Raikkonen challenge at Spa? 30 August, 2013 Kimi Raikkonen before his DNF at Spa Former Formula 1 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 1 might be seen as a knockout blow to his championship hopes, as he drops behind Fernando Alonso and Kimi Raikkonen in the chase to beat Sebastian Vettel to the title.
As the Formula 1 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...
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