Kimi Raikkonen admits that Ferrari will compete within the final two races of the 12 months in opposition to a troublesome battle to beat Mercedes because the constructors' champion.
Ferrari arrives in Brazil at 55 Mercedes factors with 86 obtainable from the remaining two laps. "We’re clearly not in an excellent place," mentioned Raikkonen in Brazil, "however we’re nonetheless there and we’ll do higher."
Lewis Hamilton gained the drivers' title in Mexico, however Raikkonen mentioned Groups care extra in regards to the Constructors' Championship, which determines the amount of money winnings that they earn.
"I feel it's in all probability an important factor for the crew, clearly for the producers to win, that's why they're right here. There’s a drivers 'championship however if you happen to go right into a crew, they may in all probability say it's extra vital to them, the constructors' championship than the drivers. However that's what we attempt to do [win]. "
Requested to search out out if it was doable for Ferrari to win the championship, Raikkonen mentioned," We'll see in two races.
Raikkonen's teammate, Sebastian Vettel, was defeated within the title by Hamilton after committing a sequence of errors within the races after the summer time break. However Raikkonen doesn’t see this as a misplaced championship by Vettel relatively than Hamilton.
"He actually gained," Raikkonen mentioned. "Whoever has probably the most factors wins.
" Ultimately, if you happen to ask 10 individuals, all of them have a distinct perspective on how they had been gained or misplaced. It makes no distinction, he gained, truthful play and congratulations. "
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