Manama - Kimi Raikkonen confident of reaching the podium at the Bahrain Grand Prix on the weekend. The optimism was based on the performance of E20 is a mainstay of the Lotus team.
Broke down in the middle of the continuity of Bahrain GP, so far the race is likely to be held as scheduled on Sunday (22.04.2012) front.
In a race that was held at the Sakhir circuit, Raikkonen believes will be able to compete for the podium chase after the three series before this one time could only finish in the top five for best performance - in Malaysia in the second series.
In the last series in China, rider of this season's F1 undergoing his comeback to actually look quite promising. But the error makes pit strategy to finish only 14th.
Even so, the performance E20 seems to still make Raikkonen satisfied. He can pursue even assess the podium in Bahrain with the flagship car.
"The podium should be possible and I think it's been like that in a few races so far," said Raikkonen.
"We will not know how okay condition of the car until we got there, but we did not expect to have problems," he continued.