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Kimi Raikkonen: “I knew that with the soft tyres I would be really strong”

Scuderia Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen says he was lucky not to lose places at the start of the 2017 Brazilian Grand Prix, after making a far from brilliant getaway. Nevertheless, the Finn was able to maintain position, and although he found the first stint difficult on the super-soft tyres, as soon as he made the switch to softs Raikkonen says it felt like he had an almost perfect car underneath him. “My start was pretty average, I had some wheel spin and I was happy I did not lose any places. “The first fifteen laps were a bit tricky with tyres, but after the pit stop I was happy with my car. I expected that improvement, because I knew that with the soft tyres I would be really...
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