A second day in Maranello for Raikkonen; For much of the day, Kimi worked on the simulator, recreating the conditions he will experience in the F14T in Bahrain for next week’s second test of the 2014 season from 19 to 22 February.
During a break, Raikkonen took a stroll through parts of the factory he hadn’t seen for years, starting with the production line for the 8 and 12 cylinder cars road cars, before visiting the engine assembly area and the styling centre.
Raikkonen has always been interested in the technical side of cars and he had plenty of questions regarding the manufacturing and styling ideas for the Ferraris of the future.
The Finn, who won the Championship in 2007 with Ferrari, had his photo taken with the employees who gathered around. Apart from the inevitable requests for autographs, he was also exhorted to repeat his 2007 feat! (Ferrari)
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