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Kimi Raikkonen Needs Some Good Luck or His Spell at Ferrari Will Fail

When Kimi Raikkonen was signed by Ferrari in September 2013, it was widely assumed that the Finnish driver would provide Fernando Alonso with a much needed kick up the backside. There was a feeling last summer that Alonso had grown far too comfortable within the Prancing Horse, to the point where the two-time world champion felt in control of the team, rather than the team being in control of their own employee. In response to Alonso's increasingly unhealthy grip on Ferrari, the outfit's president, Luca di Montezemolo—barely a month after rebuking the Spaniard via the team's official website—completed the signing of Raikkonen. Raikkonen had excelled for Lotus, the underdogs of the grid, since returning to Formula One in 2012 aft...

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