Raikkonen doesn't expect miracles from Mattiacci

Thursday 17th April 2014, 18:06 by TF1T Staff 

Ferrari

Kimi Raikkonen isn't expecting any miracles from Stefano Domenicali's replacement, Marco Mattiacci, who takes on the role of team principal this weekend following the former's resignation.

"I don't know him but we've probably met before," he said. "He will have great people around him and lots of people to help him, so I don't think there will be any issues. I'm sure he will be very good at whatever he does and will do everything in his power to push us forwards.

"It will not change things suddenly around and will not make any miracles. We know where we are and we know where we have to improve and it doesn't change overnight."

The Finn admitted it was sad to see Domenicali leave, but the team can handle big change like this and things will go as normal.

"Everybody was a bit surprised but obviously that was Stefano's own decision as I understand," he added. "If he felt like that then fair enough and life goes on.

"It's sad because obviously he was a great guy and I worked with him for many years. Even when I didn't race for him I spoke with him. That's how it goes and I'm sure we can handle this kind of thing."

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