The last weekend was the most important accident of the 2021 season of the Formula 1. George Russell Y Valtteri Bottas staged an incident that was not without controversy. Now it was known how was the reaction of the pilot who saw benefited by the crash, Kimi raikkonen: «Yes, I saw it«, The Finn expressed through the radio.
Kimi had one of the best performing races in recent years. The Finn was in a position to enter the point zone, and was behind Russell and Bottas, when they were fighting for ninth place. The pilot of Alfa RomeoTrue to his calm style, he began to discuss the crash with his engineer.
Seeing the crash, Kimi slowed down and overtook both cars. His engineer warned him of the yellow flags in the sector that his pilot was traveling and also warned him of the debris that the cars were going to leave on the circuit. However, Raikkonen carried away a large amount of garbage that caused the accident.
Faced with this situation, the Finn asked his engineer to check the general condition of the car, and especially the tires. “There is a lot of garbage in the circuit,” the engineer repeated. Kimi clarified again that the situation had happened in front of him. “Yes, I saw it. It happened 50 meters from me. Fortunately, Raikkonen was able to finish the race, but with a small detail
After the race in Imola, the sports commissioners decided to sanction Kimi Raikkonen. The reason why the Finn received 30 seconds to his final time was due to overtaking under the safety car regime. In this way, both drivers of the team Alpine, Esteban Ocon (9th) and Fernando Alonso (10th) entered the points.
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