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Fast Failures: F1's fastest runner-up

After an utter trouncing the previous season, McLaren returned to the front of the grid in 2005, but ultimately failed to win either championship with the fast but fragile MP4-20. BEN ANDERSON looks back on a year of missed opportunities

"No one remembers who finished second," is an adage nearly as old as competitive sport itself.

In the 2005 Formula 1 drivers' and constructors' championships, it was Kimi Raikkonen and his McLaren team in that position.

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