Team the priority for Raikkonen and me - Alonso

Saturday 25th January 2014, 22:18 by TF1T Staff 

Ferrari

Fernando Alonso doesn't believe he and new team-mate Kimi Raikkonen will fall out during the season, insisting that the team is the priority and they will work together to achieve the team's goals.

The Spaniard even went as far as hinting that they would sacrifice their own goals for the good of Ferrari.

"We will follow whatever the team priority is, and we try to do our best to win both championships and bring back to Ferrari some of the success Ferrari had in the past," he said at the launch of the new F14-T.

"The best way to achieve that is to race at 100 per cent level every race, and try to always bring back the points to the team and ourselves.

"To do that we need to work in perfect harmony and follow what the team priority is, and what the team will tell us."

Raikkonen isn't expecting any animosity between the two either.

"We have said before, we are going to race against each other like every year - it doesn't matter who your team-mate is," said the Finn.

"We have a respect against each other and we try to come out on top, but we know what the team expects from us and time will tell what happens.

"There is a lot of talk from outside of all the problems and all those kinds of things, but inside the team we have a good feeling.

"We have to wait and see how it goes, and hopefully we can bring both titles back to the team."

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