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Räikkönen on P3 Qualifying Effort: “We had the speed to do better”

Kimi Räikkönen went into Qualifying for the German Grand Prix knowing there was a good lap time in his SF71H but a mistake on his first flying lap in the top ten shootout meant he was forced to be more reserved on his second run, meaning he was forced to settle for third on the grid. Räikkönen set a best time of 1:11.547s in the closing moments of the session at the Hockenheimring but the Scuderia Ferrari driver saw both team-mate Sebastian Vettel and Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport’s Valtteri Bottas finish ahead of him. “Today the car was working well and in qualifying I knew there was a lot of lap time in it,” said Räikkönen.  “On my first try in Q3 I had a good feeling...
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