After decided to return to Formula 1 with Lotus team, Kimi Raikkonen is predicted to have six months to show the indications of success. First six months are crucial for Raikkonen, Thus expressed by Emerson Fittipaldi, Brazillian,double world champion. Emeron said the first half of the 2012 season of Kimi Raikkonen will be”important” in determining whether or he can not achieve success in F1.
Raikkonen faces a big task with the Lotus team, after 2 years to quit from F1 and to his World Championship rally. Raikkonen also had to adjust to the new regulations, many of which have changed dramatically since the last race in 2009 with Ferrari, but he also needs to change the fortunes of Lotus after a dramatic slump in the second half of last season.
Emerson returned to say that Raikkonen is a fast driver, ”He can be fast even after two years aways as he is a very talented rider,” said , “But he needs to adapt quickly. said Fittipaldi.
“The first six months of his return will be very crucial for Kimi.”.
Regarding the predictions for2012 season,Emerson said,”It seems Sebastian Vettel will again be the man to beat because the strength of RBR project is Adrian Newey,the genius.
“But remember that Ferrari and McLaren have a very large structure and competent and a very good driver who meets all the conditions necessary to return to the top.”.