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Poor result caused by front wing damage – Raikkonen

Kimi Raikkonen says his poor run to 11th place in today's German Grand Prix was thanks to front wing damage. The Finn twice found himself in the middle of two other cars under braking for the turn six hairpin and on both occasions, he was hit. The resulting damage caused him to lose downforce and Raikkonen believes this was the main reason why he finished outside of the points. 'Obviously I got twice hit, ended up between two cars and damaged my front wing,' he said. 'The endplate came off. That didn’t help. 'I killed the front-left, the tyres were always okay apart from the front-left. We could have run as long as wanted on the super-soft, but we lost performance because of the damage to...
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