Raikkonen had a troubled race, with what appeared to be some technical fault
with the Ferrari, but he soldiered on to finish fifth, but he seemed powerless to
defend or attack during the course of the grand prix.
Mercedes new boy Valtteri Bottas made a rookie-style mistake when he spun
during the safety car period, while trying to bring his tyres up to temperature. This
dropped him down the order and he spent the afternoon recovering to finish sixth.
Carlos Sainz was the only driver to start on slicks, but with the early incidents