It's Not Over Yet, Says Raikkonen

McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen believes he can still win the drivers' title despite his chances suffering a blow at today's Italian Grand Prix.

It's Not Over Yet, Says Raikkonen

McLaren's Kimi Raikkonen believes he can still win the drivers' title despite his chances suffering a blow at today's Italian Grand Prix.

The Finn finished in fourth position and is now seven points behind Championship leader Michael Schumacher, who took his fifth win of the season at Monza. The Ferrari driver beat Williams rival Juan Pablo Montoya, who is three points behind Schumacher.

Despite the result, Raikkonen is still confident of fighting for the title in the two remaining races of the season.

"I think we did what we could do today, but we were not quick enough to fight for the podium," said Raikkonen at the end of the race. "I was close to Rubens but not enough to really have a go.

"Obviously I'm now seven points behind in the battle for the Championship, so it is more difficult, but you never know what will happen in the next two races.

"We knew that Monza would be difficult, and overall to leave with points is positive particularly as we expect both Indianapolis and Suzuka to suit us better, so it's not over yet."

Raikkonen's teammate David Coulthard retired from the race with a mechanical problem.

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