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Raikkonen owns up to Portimão mistake – FIA upholds Imola penalty

Alfa Romeo didn't enjoy a productive Sunday at Portimão, with Kimi Raikkonen colliding with teammate Antonio Giovinazzi and the FIA upholding the Finn's penalty at Imola. Raikkonen took responsibility for the blunder that saw him run into the back of Giovinazzi's car on the main straight on the second lap of the Portuguese GP. The Finn had enjoyed a good start, gaining two spots on the opening lap, but a moment of distraction put a premature end to his afternoon when the contact with Alfa's sister car destroyed Raikkonen's front wing and sent him into the gravel at Turn 1. "Basically it was my mistake, I was checking something on the steering wheel, changing a switch that I got wrong...
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