Ferrari Chairman Sergio Marchione praised Kimi after the race at the Hungaroring, where Ferrari scored a double victory.
Maurizio Arrivabene: Kimi Raikkonen – a real team player
“Kimi was great. Only a true champion can defend his teammate without any cheat and tricks, like a real Viking – quoted F1i.com Marchione. – Do not forget that he is the last world champion Ferrrari”.
Before the Hungarian Grand Prix, the journalists found out that Ferrari will announce the signing of new contracts with Sebastian Vettel and Raikkonen at the home race weekend in Monza.
Ferrari decided not to change the pilots on the season-2018
When Marcion asked to comment on this information, he said, “this development is higher than 50%. They work great together, so from our side it would be risky to change anything.
Let’s see if we can save them for 2018 year. I think they want to stay in the team. We need to announce our driver line-up in Monza, but no contracts to be signed. Now we are negotiating with riders”.
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