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Raikkonen blames Ferrari for qualifying disaster

Kimi Raikkonen says he asked Ferrari 'a few times' whether he should return to the circuit to avoid being eliminated in the first phase of qualifying for the Hungarian Grand Prix, the Finn visibly frustrated with the team's strategic error. The former world champion was left floundering in the drop zone during Q1 after a fast final lap by Jules Bianchi in the Marussia bumped him down to 17th and out of contention. Paying the price for staying in the pit-lane as the circuit evolved, Raikkonen was under no illusions as to whom was at fault for the mistake, declaring Ferrari must 'change and improve' to avoid a repeat. "The plan was to go out, but the team said 'no, you are fine, you do...
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