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Kimi Raikkonen wins Australian GP 2013

Snapshot: The Australian Grand Pix 2013 brought huge success to Lotus' Kimi Raikkonen as it was his seconf victory in FormulaOne

The Australian Grand Pix 2013 brought huge success to Lotus' Kimi Raikkonen as it was his seconf victory in FormulaOne.  He defeated his close competitors Vettel) and the local guy Mark Webber who reached the starting point as first and second respectively. The world no 1 FormulaOne champion Alonso finished at no 2 with his Ferrari. Vettle and Webber were at no 3 and no 4 positions respectively.

Seb has reached his career best ranking with 37th pole position earlier at the start of the day. But it was a bad day for him as the light went off and the defending champion took a lead into Turn One at Albert Park. It was reported that that Felipe Massa and Fernando Alonso with their Ferrari were in attendance from the start. Alonso jumped on Seb missing the second pit.

Picture of the Award ceremony: Australian Grand Prix 2013 with Kimi Raikkonen in centre,Fernando Alonso to his right and Sebastian Vettel to his left

It was very clear from the beginning that Kimi Raikkonen would not make a third stop. But Finn witnessed his second win after 2012 comeback. In last year at Abu Dhabi Seb accumulated 15 points after finishing 3rd. It was noticed that Seb was upset and disappointed but he had a goof weekend with his friends. He said in the race they are all aggressive and take sports in a better spirit.

He believes that the results were fair enough but anticipation will always be there. There are areas to improve this will further help for betterment. He alleged that Kimi was not seen on the track and was very quick while Alonso jumped at vulnerable hours. This Grand Pix was a tough challenge for Weber. At the start of the day he dropped to seventh position but somehow at the end managed to finish at no 2.

Team Principal Christian Horner believes that it was not a perfect day and they have positive anticipation from the Championship at Malaysia next week. He said that from the start of the race he was not having any hopes. The things were ok as the race was planned out. It was seen that Lotus was very light on it tires while Raikkonen made a two stop race which really worked for him. The tires were not apt for the cooler climate but he is optimistic about finishing at sixth positions.

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