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Luca di Montezemolo, the president of Ferrari has confirmed that Kimi Raikkonen will be pairing with Fernando Alonso in the upcoming championships of 2014. After Felipe Massa left Ferrari in December 2013 the Ferrari president and the whole team was desperate to find a suitable substitute for Massa and the best answer they got was Kimi Raikkonen. The boss admitted that it will definitely be a risk this year but it is a risk that they will have to take.
So far Fernando Alonso has been the prime figure at Ferrari with the whole team building the strategies around him. However Raikkonen would also want eyes to be turned towards him and although the he is not known to be a fictional character yet the chances can never be ignored. But the president believes that the managing team will do their level best to meet all the expectations of both the drivers. For the fans it seems that the season will be great.
Stefano Domenicali, the principle of Ferrari on questioning about Alonso said that he is hoping to give him a better car than what he got last season. When asked whether he was looking to move from Ferrari or not Alonso said that for the time being he is happy with Ferrari. He also has 2 years of contract left with Ferrari and he has no reason to leave Ferrari. The President spoke very highly of Alonso. He said that he and the management team are very pleased with Alonso and they will be looking to renew the contract after 2016. The president also added that the experience of Alonso and Raikkonen will help Ferrari in the long run and like every year they will impose great challenge to all the other teams in the championships in 2014.
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Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso has been given the fitness certificate that will enable him to race in this weekend’s US Grand Prix, it has been confirmed.
The Spaniard has been suffering from severe back spasm since bouncing around the kerbs at a speed of 150 mph during the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix a couple of weeks back but the Formula 1 doctors have passed him fit enough to race at the US Grand Prix.
The 32 year old underwent observation by doctors of the sports’ governing body FIA at the track in Austin, Texas on Thursday and was given the all clear certificate required by all drivers to compete in a race. The Spanish former two time world champion also skipped his press meet and returned to his hotel in order to aid his recovery process ahead of the race.
Fernando Alonso had been taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure after the incident in Abu Dhabi on the 3rd of November. According to the medical sensors of the FIA, Alonso sustained an impact that measured at 28G during the race when he ran off the track in order to avoid a collision with Jean Eric Vergne of Toro Rosso.
He admitted that he found it extremely hard the following week with severe pain on his back causing disruptions in his sleep. And although he has no specific injury on his back, he has been taking anti-inflammatory pills to stop the severe pain.
Insiders at Ferrari have also stated that Fernando Alonso is making very good progress and he is eager to finish the race as he tries to consolidate his position in second place in the drivers’ standings behind the newly crowned world champion Sebastian Vettel of Red Bull Racing, who won the title at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
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