News Details

Raikkonen rested for Silverstone test

Ferrari are resting Kimi Raikkonen from this week's test session at Silverstone to aid his recovery from his high-speed crash at the British Grand Prix. Raikkonen, 34, bruised his legs in a crash at more than 150mph during lap one of Sunday's race. Marussia's Jules Bianchi will stand in for Raikkonen on Wednesday - but the Finn is expected to be fit to race in the German Grand Prix on 20 July. 'Kimi is fine. He wanted to drive,' said a Ferrari spokesman. 'But we want him to rest to let his bruises heal before Germany.' Raikkonen sustained an impact of 47G - 47 times the force of gravity - in his crash on the Wellington Straight. Raikkonen has scored 19 points in nine races this season...
Full Story »
2y ago from BBC.co.uk 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Raikkonen out of Silverstone test

Ferrari have confirmed that Kimi Raikkonen will sit out the Silverstone...
2y ago from PlanetF1.com

Bianchi replaces Raikkonen at Ferrari for test

Ferrari has confirmed that Kimi Raikkonen will miss the Silverstone...
2y ago from Crash.net

Raikkonen to miss Silverstone test after crash

Kimi Raikkonen is expected to sit out this week's post-British grand prix...
2y ago from GrandPrix.com

Raikkonen may miss Silverstone test

Kimi Raikkonen could be set to miss this week’s Silverstone test after...
2y ago from SpeedCafe.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

I can't wait to start racing again - Rossi

Valentino Rossi says he's itching to get back on his bike and return to...
11h ago from SuperSport.com

Ducati treat me better - Lorenzo

Ducati rider Jorge Lorenzo feels more valued by his new team than he did...
1d ago from SuperSport.com

Dovizioso hopes for Qatar victory challenge

– Ducati rider Andrea Dovizioso is optimistic that he can fight for...
11h ago from GPUpdate.net

Márquez starting 2017 'better' than 2016

– Marc Márquez reckons he and Honda are in a "better"...
20h ago from GPUpdate.net

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Video: Rossi visor cam footage at Barber

Ride onboard with Andretti Herta Autosport driver Alexander Rossi at...
9h ago from GPUpdate.net

Video: Alexander Rossi visor cam at Barber Motorsports...

Ride onboard with 2016 Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi with...
15h ago from MotorsportWeek.c...

Veach closing in on Indy 500 drive

Indy Lights race winner Zach Veach could be close to landing a drive for...
9h ago from Racer.com

Veach confident about 2017 Indy 500 ride chances

Having tested with Ed Carpenter Racing during the post-season test at...

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Speedbooster27 edges closer

Speedbooster27 edges closer French gamer Speedbooster27 has moved within...
12h ago from WRC.com

Ogier given all-clear

Championship leader cleared after Mexico gearbox investigation
1d ago from WRC.com

Toyota’s Force of Nature

WRC returnees celebrate winning start to 2017
2d ago from WRC.com

83-strong entry for Corsica

Entries on the increase for island classic
2d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Arsenal hero: Mesut Ozil should copy this Tottenham...

GETTY Arsenal hero Lee Dixon slammed Mesut Ozil The German international...
5h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

This is the most valuable Premier League team in a...

Most valuable Premier League XI in a 3-4-3 formation Wed, March 22, 2017...
5h ago from Express.co.uk

Exclusive: Arsenal delay in announcing Arsene Wenger...

EU law stipulates that companies must reveal any information to potential...
5h ago from Express.co.uk

Comments

Hottest News

Wehrlein's 'explosive' character deterred Mercedes

Mercedes snub of protégé  Pascal Wehrlein and... Read More »
11h ago from F1i.com

Perez: Pink Force India car will go down in F1 history

Sergio Perez thinks Force India's pink car for... Read More »
1h ago from Crash.net

FIA tweaks Thurday press conf format

This season, following complaints about boring... Read More »
57m ago from PlanetF1.com

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.