Ex-F1 pilot Mika Salo believes that his compatriot Kimi Raikkonen is actually the second pilot of Ferrari in the season of 2017.
A mixed strategy of pit stops on the Scuderia the Grand Prix of Monaco has provoked a storm of discussions about what the Italian team made a bet on Sebastian Vettel in the fight for the title in 2017.
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“Vettel has a great chance at the championship, – quotes the Fat F1i.com. – He beats Hamilton. Kimi is already significantly behind in the standings. In fact, in the eyes of most, he has already become the second pilot.
Of course, Kimi can not believe it until, until you lose a mathematical chance in the title race, but in the interests of the team to turn it into co-pilot”.
At the same time, Myka didn’t want Raikkonen has become the subject of team orders from Ferrari.
“This should not happen. Similar things are perceived worse than a team strategy at the pit stop. So far we haven’t seen it, but it will happen if Vettel will continue to lead the championship, and in some of the races Kimi will again be faster. Perhaps Ferrari will need to change the riders sometimes in the course of check”, – concluded the Fat.
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