Lotus admit they owe Kimi Raikkonen money

Raikkonen and Lotus have been sparring over money for some months but on Thursday, he blamed the non-payments for his decision to move to Ferrari.

updated: September 21, 2013 09:23 IST
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Singapore: Lotus admitted they owed money to driver Kimi Raikkonen Friday after the former world champion said he quit the team for Ferrari because he hadn't been paid.

Team principal Eric Boullier said it was true that Lotus were behind in their payments to Raikkonen, blaming "cash flow" -- but he insisted they would settle up.

"The truth is that yes, we owe him money, that's true. He's going to be paid, that's true too," he said at the Singapore Grand Prix.

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