"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.
San Juan mayor answers Trump's Twitter attack
Trump had previously waived these restrictions when Texas and Florida needed aid after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma over the summer. The Jones Act requires goods sent between U.S. ports to be carried on ships built, owned and operated by the US.
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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.
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.
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.
Melbourne Storm Win The 2017 NRL Premiership
However there were few in the Cowboys side who knew the play was on and Melbourne easily cleaned up before storming home. It has also been good for the Queenslanders that they have been playing virtual finals every week for the past month.
Conor McGregor next's fight: UFC star keeping options open
I think he did great tonight but I want to see him back in the UFC. "I'm not going over there just to find out he can't do it". McGregor also raised the prospect of fighting Russian Khabib Nurmagomedov in Russia, in what would be a real MMA super-bout.
With a smile, Boris Johnson says he's right behind UK PM May
Under Mrs May's plans, the amount graduates can earn before making student loan repayments will also rise from £21,000 to £25,000. The Conservative party conference in Manchester opens today with the PM intent on stamping her authority on MPs and activists .
U.S. continue dominance at Presidents Cup
Not to be outdone, Spieth went pin-huntin on the par-3 16th, and stuck his tee shot tight, about six feet from the hole. The shortest match belonged to a pair of American rookies, Kevin Chappell and Charley Hoffman, who won in 13 holes.