Feature: Who should partner Vettel in 2017?

Feature: Who should partner Vettel in 2017?

With Nico Rosberg set to extend his stay at Mercedes, the key to this year's driver market appears to revolve around Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen. Should the Finn remain onboard for a fourth straight campaign? If not, who should replace him as Sebastian Vettel's team-mate? GPUpdate.net analyses the situation. Read more…

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  1. Saturday 25 June 2016

  2. Feature: Who should partner Vettel in 2017? 09:22

    Feature: Who should partner Vettel in 2017?

    With Nico Rosberg set to extend his stay at Mercedes, the key to this year's driver market appears to revolve around Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen. Should the…

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  3. Friday 24 June 2016

  4. Salo: Ferrari should keep Räikkönen 10:12

    Salo: Ferrari should keep Räikkönen

    Ex-Formula 1 driver Mika Salo reckons Ferrari should keep Kimi Räikkönen into 2017, for what would be a fourth successive campaign, highlighting his positive…

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  5. Sunday 19 June 2016

  6. Räikkönen slams 'stupid' pit entry penalty 18:10

    Räikkönen slams 'stupid' pit entry penalty

    Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen has described as "stupid" his penalty for running over the pit entry line in the European Grand Prix. Räikkönen earned a…

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  7. Friday 17 June 2016

  8. Vettel unconcerned after low-key day 16:18

    Vettel unconcerned after low-key day

    Sebastian Vettel says there is no reason for himself or Ferrari to be concerned after the first day of practice for the European Grand Prix. Vettel and…

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  9. Monday 13 June 2016

  10. Räikkönen: Difficult to keep heat in tyres 09:28

    Räikkönen: Difficult to keep heat in tyres

    Kimi Räikkönen says that keeping heat in his tyres was the biggest problem as he struggled to a sixth-place finish at the Canadian Grand Prix, over a minute…

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  11. Saturday 11 June 2016

  12. Räikkönen blames hairpin for struggles 21:21

    Räikkönen blames hairpin for struggles

    Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen has blamed his qualifying struggles at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve on a lack of front-end grip at the Turn 10…

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  13. Friday 10 June 2016

  14. Räikkönen struggling with Ferrari handling 21:20

    Räikkönen struggling with Ferrari handling

    Kimi Räikkönen admitted to a "difficult day" as he struggled with the handling of Ferrari's SF16-H during practice for the Canadian Grand Prix at the Circuit…

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  15. Thursday 9 June 2016

  16. Räikkönen: No 'magic' update at Ferrari 17:08

    Räikkönen: No 'magic' update at Ferrari

    Kimi Räikkönen has warned that Ferrari's engine upgrade for the Canadian Grand Prix is "not something magic", as the firm fights to stay in touch with…

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  17. Monday 30 May 2016

  18. Grosjean left to rue Räikkönen incident 14:16

    Grosjean left to rue Räikkönen incident

    Haas driver Romain Grosjean was left to rue what might have been after getting inadvertently blocked off by Ferrari rival Kimi Räikkönen at the Monaco Grand…

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  19. Sunday 29 May 2016

  20. Räikkönen cleared over unsafe driving 17:14

    Räikkönen cleared over unsafe driving

    Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen has escaped a penalty following the Monaco Grand Prix, having been investigated by the stewards over unsafe driving for dragging his…

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  21. Saturday 28 May 2016

  22. Vettel: We should have done a better job 15:46

    Vettel: We should have done a better job

    Sebastian Vettel has conceded that he and Ferrari should have done "a better job" during qualifying for the Monaco Grand Prix. Vettel topped Saturday's final…

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  23. Räikkönen to take five-place grid penalty 12:39

    Räikkönen to take five-place grid penalty

    Kimi Räikkönen will take a five-place grid penalty for the Monaco Grand Prix after a gearbox change. Räikkönen finished only ninth in final practice on…

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  24. Thursday 26 May 2016

  25. 05:08

    Video of the Day: Räikkönen looks to Monaco

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  26. Sunday 15 May 2016

  27. Räikkönen 'tried everything' to steal win 15:39

    Räikkönen 'tried everything' to steal win

    Kimi Räikkönen says he "tried everything" to usurp Max Verstappen at the Spanish Grand Prix, but ultimately had to settle for second. Ferrari driver…

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  28. Friday 13 May 2016

  29. Räikkönen: Ferrari can still improve 17:07

    Räikkönen: Ferrari can still improve

    Kimi Räikkönen is confident that Ferrari has not yet displayed its full potential at the Spanish Grand Prix and can still make gains as it bids to close the…

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  30. Sunday 1 May 2016

  31. Räikkönen admits Ferrari 'not fast enough' 16:15

    Räikkönen admits Ferrari 'not fast enough'

    Kimi Räikkönen admitted that Ferrari had no answer to Mercedes' pace as he settled for a podium finish in the Russian Grand Prix. Räikkönen grabbed…

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  32. Friday 29 April 2016

  33. Vettel unconcerned by FP2 problem 14:03

    Vettel unconcerned by FP2 problem

    Sebastian Vettel has full confidence that Ferrari will get to the bottom of the issue he suffered during Russian Grand Prix practice. Vettel stopped on track…

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  34. Ferrari drivers running new engines 11:37

    Ferrari drivers running new engines

    Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen are running new engines at this weekend's Russian Grand Prix, after Ferrari opted to spend further development tokens for…

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  35. Sunday 17 April 2016

  36. Räikkönen: Fifth 'not a disaster' after start 10:22

    Räikkönen: Fifth 'not a disaster' after start

    Kimi Räikkönen says that finishing fifth was "not a disaster" after getting caught up in drama on the opening lap of the Chinese Grand Prix. Räikkönen…

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  37. Saturday 16 April 2016

  38. Räikkönen laments missed pole chance 10:23

    Räikkönen laments missed pole chance

    Kimi Räikkönen reckons that he missed a clear opportunity to claim his first pole position since 2008 at the Chinese Grand Prix. Räikkönen held…

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  39. Friday 15 April 2016

  40. Räikkönen feeling 'nowhere near ideal' 09:04

    Räikkönen feeling 'nowhere near ideal'

    Kimi Räikkönen says he is feeling "nowhere near ideal" after the first day of practice for the Chinese Grand Prix, despite topping the times. Räikkönen…

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  41. Räikkönen heads Vettel in Ferrari 1-2 08:34

    Räikkönen heads Vettel in Ferrari 1-2

    Kimi Räikkönen led Sebastian Vettel in a Ferrari 1-2 during Friday afternoon's second practice session for the Chinese Grand Prix, with Mercedes pair Nico…

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  42. Thursday 14 April 2016

  43. Räikkönen: Ferrari has 'work to do' on reliability 09:24

    Räikkönen: Ferrari has 'work to do' on reliability

    Kimi Räikkönen says that he is satisfied with Ferrari's level of performance so far this season, but admits more needs to be done on the reliability front…

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  44. Wednesday 13 April 2016

  45. 16:04

    Video: Räikkönen on the Chinese GP

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  46. Tuesday 5 April 2016

  47. Arrivabene hails 'spectacular' Räikkönen 12:54

    Arrivabene hails 'spectacular' Räikkönen

    Ferrari Team Principal Maurizio Arrivabene described Kimi Räikkönen's drive as "absolutely spectacular", following the Finn's recovery from a slow getaway to…

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  48. Sunday 3 April 2016

  49. Räikkönen: Poor start ruined victory shot 18:45

    Räikkönen: Poor start ruined victory shot

    Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen says a poor start ruined any hopes he had of challenging for victory at the Bahrain Grand Prix. Räikkönen qualified fourth…

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  50. Saturday 2 April 2016

  51. Räikkönen rues poor start to final lap 19:36

    Räikkönen rues poor start to final lap

    Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen was left to rue a poor start to his final lap during Saturday evening's qualifying session for the Bahrain Grand Prix. Räikkönen…

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  52. Friday 1 April 2016

  53. 05:26

    Video of the Day: Räikkönen on Bahrain

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  54. Monday 21 March 2016

  55. Winners and Losers: Australian Grand Prix 16:44

    Winners and Losers: Australian Grand Prix

    Nico Rosberg opened his 2016 account with victory by leading a Mercedes 1-2 as Ferrari had a sniff of a win and F1's new team scored points. GPUpdate.net…

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  56. Sunday 20 March 2016

  57. Vettel left to rue 'aggressive' strategy 08:14

    Vettel left to rue 'aggressive' strategy

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel was left to rue an "aggressive" strategy at the Australian Grand Prix, as he lost out to both Mercedes drivers. Vettel led the…

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  58. Saturday 19 March 2016

  59. Räikkönen not worried by Mercedes pace 10:24

    Räikkönen not worried by Mercedes pace

    Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen says he is not worried about the pace of Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg, after the reigning champions locked…

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  60. Friday 18 March 2016

  61. Vettel plays down lack of dry running 10:05

    Vettel plays down lack of dry running

    Sebastian Vettel has played down the impact of the lack of dry weather running, as he and Ferrari missed the narrow window which was not affected by rain during…

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  62. Wednesday 16 March 2016

  63. Jones: Räikkönen 'a little bit lucky' 10:17

    Jones: Räikkönen 'a little bit lucky'

    Formula 1 legend Alan Jones believes that Kimi Räikkönen is a "little bit lucky" to be lining up at Ferrari again this year, but nonetheless believes the…

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  64. Thursday 3 March 2016

  65. Hamilton slams 'halo' as 'worst looking mod' 21:48

    Hamilton slams 'halo' as 'worst looking mod'

    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton has slammed the prototype 'halo' device that Ferrari tested at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on Thursday as the "worst…

    F1
  66. Räikkönen: Halo difference 'surprisingly small' 18:40

    Räikkönen: Halo difference 'surprisingly small'

    Kimi Räikkönen says the difference made while driving with the 'halo' cockpit protection device is "surprisingly small" after he publicly debuted a prototype…

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  67. Räikkönen posts fastest time of pre-season 16:58

    Räikkönen posts fastest time of pre-season

    Kimi Räikkönen clocked the quickest time of the pre-season so far on the penultimate test day at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, while Ferrari also…

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  68. Räikkönen debuts head protection proposal 08:18

    Räikkönen debuts head protection proposal

    Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen has publicly debuted a prototype of the 'halo' head protection system, which could be added to the sport's regulations ahead of…

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  69. Wednesday 2 March 2016

  70. Vettel eager to make up for lost mileage 18:30

    Vettel eager to make up for lost mileage

    Sebastian Vettel is keen for Ferrari to recover lost mileage during the final two test days in Barcelona, but has no concerns over reliability. Kimi…

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  71. Tuesday 1 March 2016

  72. Räikkönen unconcerned by testing issues 18:24

    Räikkönen unconcerned by testing issues

    Kimi Räikkönen says there is nothing untoward about Ferrari's technical issues in pre-season testing, describing them as "pretty normal". Räikkönen has…

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  73. Thursday 25 February 2016

  74. Räikkönen on top as first test concludes 17:02

    Räikkönen on top as first test concludes

    Ferrari's Kimi Räikkönen used the Ultra Soft tyre to top the fourth and final day of the first pre-season test at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya, while…

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  75. Wednesday 24 February 2016

  76. Räikkönen notes gains 'in many areas' 18:29

    Räikkönen notes gains 'in many areas'

    Kimi Räikkönen says that he has noted "improvements in many areas" with Ferrari's new Formula 1 car, after driving it for the first time. Räikkönen lost…

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  77. Räikkönen delayed by fuel system checks 12:54

    Räikkönen delayed by fuel system checks

    Kimi Räikkönen's morning programme on the third day of pre-season testing was disrupted by fuel system checks on his Ferrari, the team has confirmed to…

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  78. Tuesday 16 February 2016

  79. 12:23

    Video: Räikkönen's 2016 seat-fitting

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  80. Tuesday 26 January 2016

  81. Räikkönen: 'Too early' to judge wet tyres 08:20

    Räikkönen: 'Too early' to judge wet tyres

    Kimi Räikkönen says that it is "too early" to judge Pirelli's new wet-tyre prototypes, after sampling a selection at Paul Ricard on Monday. Ferrari, Red…

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  82. Monday 25 January 2016

  83. Ricciardo tops first day of wet-tyre test 15:27

    Ricciardo tops first day of wet-tyre test

    Daniel Ricciardo posted the quickest time as Red Bull, Ferrari and McLaren racked up almost 300 laps on the opening day of Pirelli's dedicated wet-tyre test at…

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  84. Friday 22 January 2016

  85. Vettel, Räikkönen to drive at wet-tyre test 14:40

    Vettel, Räikkönen to drive at wet-tyre test

    Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Räikkönen will both appear for Ferrari during next week's dedicated wet-tyre test session at the Paul Ricard Circuit, supplier…

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  86. Monday 4 January 2016

  87. Räikkönen: New circuits 'all look the same' 14:00

    Räikkönen: New circuits 'all look the same'

    Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen has expressed his frustration at the similarity between Formula 1's modern Hermann Tilke-designed circuits, arguing that they…

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  88. Thursday 24 December 2015

  89. 05:12

    Video of the Day: Räikkönen on 2015

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  90. Tuesday 15 December 2015

  91. Vettel hails 'fantastic' first season at Ferrari 09:56

    Vettel hails 'fantastic' first season at Ferrari

    Sebastian Vettel has thanked Ferrari staff for playing their part in a "fantastic" first season at the team, which featured a trio of race victories and 10…

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  92. Tuesday 8 December 2015

  93. 2015 review: Ferrari, Vettel rejuvenated 09:21

    2015 review: Ferrari, Vettel rejuvenated

    GPUpdate.net continues its team-by-team 2015 review by reflecting on Ferrari's return to the top step of the podium courtesy of new recruit Sebastian Vettel, as…

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  94. Monday 30 November 2015

  95. Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Winners and Losers 16:34

    Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: Winners and Losers

    Nico Rosberg rounded out the 2015 season with a lights-to-flag victory at the Yas Marina Circuit, completing a hat-trick of wins. GPUpdate.net presents its…

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  96. Sunday 29 November 2015

  97. Räikkönen: Podium due to 'smooth' weekend 16:04

    Räikkönen: Podium due to 'smooth' weekend

    Ferrari driver Kimi Räikkönen reckons his return to the podium in Abu Dhabi was a result of experiencing a "smooth" weekend. Räikkönen retired from two…

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  98. 05:12

    Video of the Day: Ferrari roller coaster

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  99. Saturday 28 November 2015

  100. Räikkönen never concerned by Pérez 15:50

    Räikkönen never concerned by Pérez

    Kimi Räikkönen says he was never unduly concerned by Sergio Pérez during Abu Dhabi qualifying, as he knew he had the pace for third. Räikkönen sat…

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  101. Thursday 26 November 2015

  102. Räikkönen hopeful of 2016 title challenge 12:27

    Räikkönen hopeful of 2016 title challenge

    Kimi Räikkönen is optimistic that he and Ferrari will be able to fight for world titles during the 2016 season, providing the Italian marque can make another…

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  103. Sunday 15 November 2015

  104. Vettel delighted by Ferrari progress 20:59

    Vettel delighted by Ferrari progress

    Sebastian Vettel hailed the progress made by Ferrari after he finished in third position in Brazilian Grand Prix, behind Mercedes pair Nico Rosberg and Lewis…

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  105. Saturday 14 November 2015

  106. Vettel looks to create 'miracle' victory 19:11

    Vettel looks to create 'miracle' victory

    Sebastian Vettel says he is hoping to create a "miracle" by beating the Mercedes drivers to victory in the Brazilian Grand Prix. Mercedes dominated…

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  107. Thursday 12 November 2015

  108. 05:14

    Video of the Day: Ferrari's slot car race

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  109. Wednesday 11 November 2015

  110. 05:22

    Video of the Day: Räikkönen on Brazilian GP

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  111. Sunday 1 November 2015

  112. Bottas: No need for Räikkönen talks 22:40

    Bottas: No need for Räikkönen talks

    Williams driver Valtteri Bottas says there is no need for him to hold talks with compatriot Kimi Räikkönen after the pair collided for the second time in…

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