Raikkonen: Why he can win races in 2012

Raikkonen: Why he can win races in 2012

After two intriguing season-opening grands prix in Australia and Malaysia, Tony Dodgins has seen enough to think that Kimi RaikkonenÂ’s return is going to be a success

After one-off Albert Park and mixed-conditions Sepang, we know that McLaren and Red Bull have race-winning pace, Mercedes still has issues with tyre degradation and Fernando Alonso somehow leads the world championship with a prancing horse more akin to a donkey. Sauber has 30 points on the board already, but is anyone coming in under the radar?

For me, it's Kimi Raikkonen and Lotus. A mixture of errors and bad luck disguised Kimi's potential in the opening two races, but the potential is there.

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