Ferrari has moved to end Kimi Raikkonen’s 2014 troubles by giving him another race engineer.
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Kimi Raikkonen may have been tired of his engineer’s radio messages, but he was also looking after his “brand” en route to Abu Dhabi victory.
That is the view of former F1 driver Alex Wurz, referring to Finn Raikkonen’s series of pit-to-car radio exchanges that culminated in the now-famous refrain ‘Leave me alone – I know what I’m doing’ as he added a win to his 2012 F1 comeback.
Ross Brawn has denied claims a wave of layoffs is on the cards for the Mercedes GP staff.
At the end of a disappointing 2010 season, it is expected that – for example – chief driver engineers Andy Shovlin (Michael Schumacher) and Jock Clear (Nico Rosberg) are set to be replaced ahead of next season.