Raikkonen admits Ferrari down on luck

By on Thursday, June 12, 2014
Scuderia Ferrari

Scuderia Ferrari

Kimi Raikkonen has admitted that everything is going against Ferrari as his difficult 2014 season continued in Canada.

Raikkonen suffered a spin exiting the hairpin on his way to 10th position and has racked up just 18 points across the opening seven races of the year to sit a lowly 12th in the championship.

"There just seems to be always something happening and my spin didn't help, but I wasn't expecting to get so much power," he said. "We have to check why it happened and sometimes it's not clear.

"Everything seems to be against us right now, but there are times when it feels okay and we have to find a way to keep that feeling all the time and make sure that's how it stays. I think this race was difficult for us, but we knew that before with the layout and we are a bit weaker than we want to be, so hopefully at the next circuits we will be a bit better."

The Finn is nonetheless confident that Ferrari can improve their troublesome F14 T.

"At the beginning of the race it felt okay but then the tyres go away," he said.

"We changed the tyres and it feels okay for one lap and gets a bit tricky, but it's hard to say when you have to follow other cars which doesn't help. Then suddenly you feel like the tyres are almost going away and then the next lap is a different story.

"So it's very difficult to understand what is really going on. For sure there is some potential in the car and package and we just have to find out somehow how we can find it every lap."


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