Best features of 2012: Early signs Kimi would star
Best features of 2012 revisited: Just two, relatively low-key, races into Raikkonen's comeback, Tony Dodgins and Lotus insiders already agreed Kimi would be a winner this year, as this column from March shows
Back in March, Tony Dodgins was already certain that Kimi Raikkonen would be a Formula 1 winner again in 2012, and sought out Lotus insiders for their views...
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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