Back injury almost sidelines Raikkonen in Singapore 21 September, 2013 Kimi Raikkonen in Singapore on Saturday Kimi Raikkonen almost sat out the Singapore Grand Prix weekend with a back injury apparently suffered during the Friday free practice sessions due to a badly fitted seat in his Lotus.
So serious was the problem that Lotus briefed reserve driver Davide Valsecchi to prepare to step into the Finn's car.
But Raikkonen did manage to practice and qualify on Saturday, although he admitted that before arriving at the street circuit for the day's action, he doubted he would be able to.
'This morning it was very difficult,' he is quoted by the German broadcaster Sky, amid a fraught and...
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