Ferrari racer Kimi Raikkonen is convinced that in the past the Barcelona official pre-season tests of Formula 1 Ferrari has not revealed his true potential.
On Friday, the Finn set a best time over the eight days of testing – 1.17,221, more than half a second ahead of nearest rival Fernando Alonso. However, a comparison with Red Bull and Mercedes to be difficult because the opponents of the Scuderia didn’t experienced the softest part of Hypersoft.
For information about the difference between compounds from Pirelli, Mercedes drivers could theoretically drive around for 1.16,2 on Hypersoft. However, Raikkonen is confident that it makes no sense to talk about the times.
“In two weeks we will see [faster] – quoted Kimi ESPN.co.uk. – I am absolutely convinced that if we wanted to go faster we would go. But it doesn’t matter.
During the tests nothing has changed, still no one knows the true balance of forces. Let’s wait and see.
Yes, the weather had taken a while. You always want to drive more circles and try more things. But in principle, no matter how much someone has passed, now we can only speculate. Overall, we are happy to have passed the tests”.
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