Ferrari must improve its 2015 F1 car in all areas - Kimi Raikkonen

Kimi Raikkonen says his Ferrari Formula 1 team must "improve in all areas" if it is to have any hope of catching pacesetter Mercedes

Ferrari must improve its 2015 F1 car in all areas - Kimi Raikkonen

The Scuderia used engine upgrade tokens ahead of the Canadian Grand Prix with Raikkonen, Sebastian Vettel and team boss Maurizio Arrivabene all insisting it was a step in the right direction.

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But it was a messy weekend for the team as Raikkonen finished fourth, having lost the chance of a podium with a spin, while Vettel recovered to fifth from 18th after his qualifying was ruined by a power loss.

Raikkonen said: "I think we have to improve in the all areas.

"The car is actually pretty nice. We've improved on all the areas since last year but we still have work to be done.

"We have come a very long way since last year like we see from the results but we still have a way to go."

Raikkonen added the nature of Circuit Gilles Villeneuve did not play to Ferrari's strengths and thus the Canada result was not disaster.

"I'm sure this circuit layout is one of the most difficult for us in the aspect where we are a lacking a bit but we've done our best," he said.

"We just have to keep working the same way we've been doing so far and I'm sure we'll get there but we need more time.

"It was not the nicest weekend for us but we still came out in fourth and fifth place.

"It's not a disaster but obviously we're looking for better results and that what we're aiming for."

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