Raikkonen: Is it ever safe?

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Kimi Raikkonen says conditions are never likely to be 100% safe but believes the Japanese Grand Prix was not run dangerously.

Jules Bianchi suffered a severe head injury after he spun off track and hit a recovery vehicle in increasingly wet conditions at Suzuka, with the FIA’s decision not to stop the race earlier being questioned. However, Raikkonen believes the track was good enough to race on and says it’s impossible to have a definitive point when conditions stop being safe.

“I didn’t think that [conditions] were so bad,” Raikkonen said. “Obviously it had started to rain a bit more on intermediates but it was still OK. It didn’t look so bad, obviously some places got a little bit more wet but it depends on how old your tyres are what your car is doing.

“Obviously it started to rain a bit more and it gets wet there. If you…

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