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2014 Point Standings
After Canada
Championship Standings:
1 Nico Rosberg 140
2 Lewis Hamilton 118
3 Daniel Ricciardo 79
4 Fernando Alonso 69
5 Sebastien Vettel 60
6 Nico Hulkenberg 57
7 Jenson Button 43
8 Valtteri Bottas 40
9 Kevin Magnussen 23
10 Sergio Perez 20
11 Felipe Massa 18
12 Kimi Raikkonen 18
13 Romain Grosjean 8
14 Jean-Eric Vergne 8
15 Daniil Kyvat 4
16 Jules Bianchi 1

Wins:
1 Lewis Hamilton 4
2 Nico Rosberg 2
3 Daniel Ricciardo 1

Pole Positions:
1 Lewis Hamilton 4
2 Nico Rosberg 3

Podium Finishes
1 Nico Rosberg 7
2 Lewis Hamilton 5
3 Daniel Ricciardo 3
4 Sebastien Vettel 2
T5 Jenson Button 1
T5 Kevin Magnussen 1
T5 Fernando Alonso 1
T5 Sergio Perez 1

Fastest Laps:
1 Nico Rosberg 3
T2 Lewis Hamilton 1
T2 Sebastien Vettel 1
T2 Kimi Raikkonen 1
T2 Felipe Massa 1

Laps Led:
1 Lewis Hamilton 227
2 Nico Rosberg 206
3 Daniel Ricciardo 3
4 Felipe Massa 2

Manufacturer Statistics:
Constructors Championship
:
1 Mercedes 258
2 Red Bull-Renault 139
3 Ferrari 87
4 Force-India Mercedes 77
5 McLaren-Mercedes 66
6 Williams-Mercedes 58
7 Toro-Rosso Renault 12
8 Lotus-Renault 8
9 Marussia-Ferrari 2
10 Sauber-Ferrari 0
11 Caterham-Renault 0

Wins
1 Mercedes 6
2 Red Bull Renault 1

Pole Positions:
1 Mercedes 7

Podium Finishes
1 Mercedes 12
2 Red Bull-Renault 5
3 McLaren-Mercedes 2
T4 Force-India Mercedes 1
T4 Ferrari 1

Qualifying
Red Bull-Renault
Daniel Ricciardo 5
Sebastian Vettel 2

Mercedes
Lewis Hamilton 4
Nico Rosberg 3

Ferrari
Fernando Alonso 5
Kimi Raikkonen 2

Lotus-Renault
Romain Grosjean 7
Pastor Maldonado 0

McLaren-Mercedes
Jenson Button 4
Kevin Magnussen 3

Force India-Mercedes
Nico Hulkenberg 5
Sergio Perez 2

Sauber-Ferrari
Esteban Gutierrez 4
Adrian Sutil 3

Toro Rosso-Renault
Daniil Kyvat 2
Jean-Eric Vergne 5

Williams-Mercedes
Valtteri Bottas 4
Felipe Massa 3

Marussia-Ferrari
Jules Bianchi 4
Max Chilton 3
Raikkonen: "I know what the team wants from me"

Ready for his 2nd full season with Ferrari
Sunday, January 06, 2008

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Kimi (L) with Massa (R)

Maranello - At the conference room of the Fiorano race track Kimi Raikkonen met the accredited journalists for the presentation of the F2008. They immediately asked him about things, which will be of huge importance, when the new season starts in Australia next March. Asked about his expectations for 2008 Kimi said: "We will definitely try to win the Drivers' and Constructors' Championship again. We have to see how the test sessions and the first Grands Prix of the season will go. The most dangerous competitors? McLaren will be there for sure. And then there's BMW. It will be a difficult year. It's my second year at Ferrari. I can feel that everything is going really well. I know the people I am working with and I really like the team."

There is a new car and the rules have changed a lot compared to the last season. What are his impressions behind the wheel of the new car and as far as the new rules are concerned? "We have already tested the new system before Christmas. There is no traction control anymore. And we have to adapt to this fact, which is quite something. There are also other control systems missing, which we were still using during the last year. But we are really satisfied with the new car and its modifications. The cockpit of the F2008 is tighter and also the car is smaller. We have to be ready for these changes."

As far as the competition is concerned, Kimi said that there could be major changes compared to the year 2007, when Ferrari and McLaren were ahead, as there are many teams with improved single-seaters this year. In the first races of 2008 one will see what surprises there may be.

Kimi was also asked if he might modify his driving style, because there is no traction control in the car anymore, which is especially important when coming out of the corners. Kimi said: "Without a doubt I'll become better. Because now I know what the team wants from me. But as long as you're not racing, you don't know what will happen."

As far as the personal security is concerned, after Kimi won his first World Championship title, he said: "I am not feeling too safe. I have waited for this moment for many years. Maybe this year will not be too difficult to get along. But I do not feel too safe. If I'll have more fun without the traction control? It will be much more complex to drive, that's for sure. Especially on wet tracks. But it will be also much more fun."

A journalist asked the Finnish driver what he expects from the future and from the upcoming season: "That's quite difficult to tell now. I have still two years left and if I go on having fun, I'll stay here. I really like Formula One and I have a brilliant team. We'll see. We want to start really well into a great season. We want to win again the world titles and we want to avoid retirements. This is the main feature to win against McLaren. That is how it was and that is how it will be in the future."

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