Our Iceman is back in the driving seat and gives us his thoughts on how testing went for him, and how even the perfect amount of laps is never quite enough…
As the Formula 1 show prepares to hit the road to Australia, we caught up with Race Team Manager Paul Seaby to hear how the race team have been preparing for the season ahead.
Having wrapped up the team’s pre-season schedule in the Spanish sun this afternoon, Kimi gives us his thoughts on an eventful winter programme and his expectations for the first race of the season…
Kimi Räikkönen returned to the cockpit of the E21 following yesterday’s absence through illness, only for the gearbox of his car to issue its own sick-note.
With scheduled driver Kimi Räikkönen sidelined through illness, Davide Valsecchi and Romain Grosjean both took turns in the E21 for today’s test at the Circuit de Catalunya.
Romain Grosjean finished his pre-season preparations as the fastest man on track at the Circuit de Catalunya today, with weather conditions continuing to frustrate the team’s test programme.
Kimi Räikkönen was the headline act at the ‘Race of Stars’ this weekend; a unique activity staged in Moscow, Russia where drivers take to a temporary track covered entirely with ice within Moscow’s Hippodrome.
A stop-start opening session for Lotus F1 Team at the Circuit de Catalunya brought just a smattering of laps, but plenty of positives as Kimi opened the week with the second fastest time of the day in Barcelona.
Heading into the second of three pre-season tests, Lotus F1 Team Trackside Operations Director Alan Permane gives an insight into why we go testing and what we want to achieve from it.
With the E21’s inaugural on-track test complete, Lotus F1 Team Technical Director James Allison explains where we’re at and what happens next...
Kimi Räikkönen had his first taste of the E21 on track during the third day of testing in Jerez, Spain, ending the day with the 4th fastest time after a programme of aerodynamic assessment.
A strong start to the 2013 pre-season preparations continued for Lotus F1 Team at Jerez this afternoon as Romain Grosjean guided the E21 to the front of the pack.
The E21 Unveiled
Lotus F1 Team’s E21 will be the first 2013 Formula 1 contender to be exposed to the world with an online reveal on Monday 28th January
End Credits - KIMI: P10, ROMAIN: DNF
Aiming to end the season on a high...
Maybe Tomorrow - KIMI: P6, ROMAIN: P7
AUSTIN PROVIDES A MUCH STERNER TEST OF THE CAR
"Leave Me Alone! I Know What I'm Doing!"
"The layout is not dissimilar to Valencia and we went pretty well there”
Better the Devil You Know - Kimi Räikkönen Confirmed for 2013