Raikkonen dismisses win talk

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Kimi Raikkonen doesn’t want Ferrari to think about potential race wins in 2015 despite an encouraging start with its new car.

The SF15-T was fastest on three of the four days of pre-season testing at Jerez, with Raikkonen and team-mate Sebastian Vettel setting the fastest two times of the week. With team principal Maurizio Arrivabene setting Ferrari a target of two wins this season following a winless 2014, Raikkonen was asked if it was a realistic goal but says the team needs to ignore talk of victories.

"It's too early to speak about results,” Raikkonen said after his first day testing the car. “We had a good positive first day, and Sebastian had a good couple of days, which is a good thing.

"But it's pointless talking about wins, in the end we'll try to do our best and I'm sure if we keep working as a team push forward as a team improving things we can get some good results, but we're definitely going in the right direction.”

While Raikkonen is unwilling to set any targets for Ferrari, he admits the new car is a much better starting point than the same time last year.

“I think the whole package is better all-round; the engine and the car itself, everything has improved. Obviously we still have a lot of hard work to try and improve things but it’s a good starting point.”

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