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How Raikkonen finally ended his win drought

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How Raikkonen finally ended his win drought
Edd Straw
By: Edd Straw
Oct 22, 2018, 9:32 AM

Kimi Raikkonen's second stint at Ferrari has been characterised by dropping the ball at key moments and costing himself chances to win races. At Austin he passed every test to end a wait of more than 100 races to return to the top of the podium.

"Finally," said Kimi Raikkonen after ending a run of 111 starts without a victory by winning the United States Grand Prix.

He prefaced that word with a much stronger one, revealing frustration over his long drought that matched the feelings of those underwhelmed by his inability in recent years to string together race-winning performances when he had the pace and opportunity to do so.

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Series Formula 1
Event United States GP
Author Edd Straw
Article type Analysis