Doubts linger over Kimi Raikkonen injury

The Finn, who has slipped to fourth in the world championship with six races left, said in Singapore that he was effectively racing for free because he had not been given his full salary from Lotus.

updated: October 03, 2013 14:23 IST
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Yeongam, South Korea: Ferrari-bound Kimi Raikkonen gave little away Thursday about the state of his bad back, likely to fuel speculation ahead of the Korean Grand Prix that he is struggling with the injury.

The famously terse Lotus driver raced to third two weeks ago under the lights in Singapore, but there had been concerns beforehand that he might not even make the race because of the long-standing injury.

The former world champion, 33, suffered the injury in a testing crash in 2001.

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