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Vasseur feared for Raikkonen's reliability

Alfa Romeo principal Frederic Vasseur admits he was concerned for the reliability of Kimi Raikkonen's engine in the Chinese GP. Ferrari offered new control electronics to their customers following Charles Leclerc's issues in Bahrain. However, unlike Haas, Alfa decided not to take the new elements over a fear that they didn't have time to install them correctly. Antonio Giovinazzi's qualifying was wrecked by the same issue that Leclerc had in at the Bahrain International Circuit – he was given new control electronics for the race, but they were the old-spec, while Raikkonen went ahead with the old unit. In the race Raikkonen would cross the line P9, but Vasseur confirmed he had his...
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