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Kimi Raikkonen disappointed with second place

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Kimi Raikkonen was left disappointed after finishing second at the Spanish Grand Prix, despite moving up to second place in the drivers' championship as a result.

Raikkonen crossed the line second behind Max Verstappen after both drivers made the most of a two-stop strategy to beat their respective team-mates Sebastian Vettel and Daniel Ricciardo. Raikkonen finished 0.616s off Verstappen, which is the closest he has come to winning since returning to Ferrari in 2014.

"Obviously I'm happy for Max but disappointed for myself," he said. "We gave out best today after a bad qualifying and pretty poor start, so this is a positive result.

"We tried and tried, I closed the gap on Max, but once I got close to him I started to lose grip in the last corner, so I was never close enough to try to pass him. After yesterday's results we would have taken 2nd and 3rd place if we had been offered, but now I'm disappointed with this result because we had a chance to win."

Raikkonen is now second in the drivers' standings, 39 points behind Nico Rosberg and four points ahead of Lewis Hamilton, but is still not content with Ferrari's position.

"After what happened with Mercedes in the first lap and everything, this is not ideal. We take the points and go to the next race. As a team we got points over Mercedes, we also took points in the drivers' championship, and we take it, but we have to keep working to put Ferrari where it should be, at the top."