"I think it would have been more hard if I had lost the vehicle somewhere in the race, then it's obviously different", he said.
HAVING taken a 25-point dive to Lewis Hamilton in the championship last time out, Sebastian Vettel is hoping to claw some of that deficit back this weekend in Malaysia.
All nine drivers failed to finish the race at Sepang on Saturday after a miscalculation on how much fuel was needed to complete two races, which were being run back-to-back due to a timetable reshuffle. "It's over the whole year".
Raikkonen also agreed that there was no point in dwelling on what happened and believes Ferrari could still take plenty of positives from Singapore.
"Those laps, particularly the first Q3 lap, was very well put together, very nice lap, I don't really know where it came from to be honest", Hamilton, whose first flying lap in the final part of qualifying remained his fastest, said after the session. It's not the first time I'm in the situation like this and probably will not be the last time - I'm not hoping for it to happen again!
Ahead of the race, Press Association Sport looks at the major talking points as the season rolls on.
Iowa State rallies to defeat Texas Tech
The Red Raiders will next travel to Kansas to face the Jayhawks at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7, in Lawrence, Kansas. Meanwhile for Texas Tech, Nic Shimonek went 29/46 passing for 330 yards with one touchdown and one interception.
OJ Simpson Is Released From Prison On Parole
He responded "OK", walked through an open door, and the video then cut to a nighttime street - apparently the prison exterior. Simpson could be released from prison as early as this weekend, multiple outlets are reporting .
Track crew lifts the auto of Haas driver Romain Grosjean of France after it crashed out on Turn 14 during the second practice for the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix in Sepang, Malaysia, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. "I think we can not finish fifth but we try to finish seventh", Steiner said.
"It has been an awesome atmosphere but I think even this year will be very unbelievable".
"Red Bull looked very fast in the mixed conditions this morning, in the damp and wet on the intermediate tyres", added Vettel.
"Thank God he didn't get hurt or anything", he said Friday. Last year, a record crowd of 160,000 people turned up for the 2016 edition of the bike race.
"Fridays are when you play around and try some things", Vettel said. "We discussed it (and) Lewis was of the opinion that it wasn't the right moment". Vettel's nearest non-Ferrari rival was Daniel Ricciardo in the Red Bull - 0.838s off the pace while holding a 0.010s margin over teammate Max Verstappen in fourth.
The session was not restarted, with Formula One race director Charlie Whiting driving out in the safety vehicle to inspect the damaged drain.
Meanwhile, Mercedes endured what their head of motorsport Toto Wolff labelled "one of the worst Fridays I can remember" as Hamilton and team-mate Valtteri Bottas struggled.
Twitter suspends Russia-linked accounts
Warner in remarks to reporters called Twitter's statements " deeply disappointing " and "inadequate on nearly every level". Users, lawmakers and technology analysts have long criticised Twitter as too lax in policing fake or abusive accounts.
Ajayi At Home, Team Travels To London
They followed that touchdown with one in each of the next three quarters during their 34-13 rout of their NFC South rivals. Miami beat New Orleans 21-6 in Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge in 2005 in a game that was moved because of Hurricane Katrina.
Packers' RB Ty Montgomery knocked out of Bears game
The rookie out of UTEP was the last remaining healthy back active for the game, with fellow rookie Devante Mays inactive. He had not received a lot of hype in practice or training camp this season, but that will change moving forward.
Let's Make a Deal host Hall dies at 96
In 1963, " Let's Make a Deal " premiered, with its premise of contestants wearing wacky costumers trying to win prizes. It ran on NBC, ABC, in syndication, and in a nighttime version, finally being revived in 2009 with Wayne Brady as host.