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With title hopes over, Raikkonen hopes to rally again

Kimi Raikkonen has admitted that his chances of fighting for the championship this season are over after a dismal start to his campaign and indicated that he would prefer to spend some of his time competing in rallying again. Just six races into the season, the Finn is a massive 105 points behind championship leader Nico Rosberg and 101 adrift from Lewis Hamilton, who is in second. Even if Raikkonen were to win the next four races, he would be still trailing the Mercedes duo in the standings even if the leading pair were to fail to score a single point in those outings. 'It seems to be over,' he said of his title hopes. 'The Mercedes cars are too fast. 'My challenge on the championship...
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