'Quite a messy day' for Raikkonen leaves Ferrari pace unknown

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Kimi Raikkonen says Ferrari's pace is still unknown after he had "quite a messy day" of practice ahead of the Austrian Grand Prix.

The Finn suffered a spin early in FP2 which saw him having to recover from the escape road on the outside of the circuit. Soon after, heavy rain struck which resulted in no running during the middle of the session, with the track not drying fully until the final 20 minutes. Raikkonen admitted the disjointed afternoon leaves him unsure where Ferrari stands this weekend.

"Obviously it was not ideal, it was quite a messy day but that’s how it is sometimes," Raikkonen said. "I think we have a good feeling but for sure things would have been a lot more straightforward in normal conditions, it would have made it easier.

"I don’t know [where Ferrari is], it’s pointless to start guessing anything. We will see tomorrow where we are. Obviously we didn’t have very clean sessions with the weather and everything, it could have been better but obviously the weather impacted quite a bit the second practice but that’s how it is.

"We only really got so many laps done with the conditions. So for sure it’s a bit unknown but it’s not too bad."

One area of contention among the drivers is the new exit kerbs which damaged Max Verstappen's car in FP1, but Raikkonen has no concerns over the additions this year.

"There’s always kerbs, it doesn’t matter which colour they are. It’s a normal kerb and there are kerbs at every circuit, so…"

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