Kimi Raikkonen won the US Formula 1 Grand Prix

Kimi Raikkonen won the US Formula 1 Grand Prix

October 22, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

Finnish pilot Ferrari Kimi Raikkonen won the United States Formula One Grand Prix. The race was held in Austin. Prior to that, the athlete was able to take first place in the Formula 1 race in March 2013, which was held in Australia. Then the Finn represented the Lotus team.

In second place is Max Verstappen, who plays for Red Bull. The top three closes the British racer team Mercedes Lewis Hamilton.

“It was a great weekend. The car was good throughout the weekend. I had a good start, I strongly attacked. But closer to the finish the tires were not in the best condition. Max Verstappen had the same problem, but we had a high and constant speed, ” – Kimi Raikkonen commented on the BBC race.

Russian rider Williams Sergey Sirotkin took 15th place. During the race, he managed to get ahead of only his team-mate Canadian Lance Stroll, who finished last.

After the US Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes strengthened his leadership in the Formula 1 drivers’ championship. On his account is now 346 points. In second place is Sebastian Vettel (276 points). The top three closes Kimi Raikkonen (221).