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Raikkonen backs Verstappen chance

Kimi Raikkonen believes Max Verstappen will have a good chance of succeeding in F1 when he makes his debut next year. Verstappen will be racing at the age of 17 for Toro Rosso after being confirmed as Daniil Kvyat's team-mate for 2015 earlier this week. With Verstappen currently competing in his first season of single-seaters, obvious comparisons have been drawn with Raikkonen – who made his debut for Sauber after just one season of Formula Renault – and the 2007 world champion believes his own experience shows Verstappen can be successful. “I don't know how much he has done or what he has done,” Raikkonen said. “I did one full year, I only had 23 car races so he's probably going...
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