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Kimi ‘surprised' by Alfa Romeo pace in Qatar but needed more

While Alfa Romeo's level of competitiveness in Qatar was a pleasant surprise to Kimi Raikkonen, it was not quite enough for points. Having spent very little time developing their 2021 challenger in order to focus fully on 2022, Alfa Romeo have found themselves detached from the midfield battle for much of this season. Initially the Qatar Grand Prix appeared like this trend would continue, with both Raikkonen and team-mate Antonio Giovinazzi knocked out in Q1. But come race day, Raikkonen actually found himself with the pace to mix it up with the midfield, crossing the line P14 in a race where his stunning pass on Williams' Nicholas Latifi at Turn 1 proved the highlight. The sudden...
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