Kimi Raikkonen says a problem with his Ferrari was to blame for him spinning away a podium finish in the Canadian Grand Prix.

The Finn was running third during the first stint when he spun on the exit of the turn ten hairpin just after his pit-stop, a costly delay that lost him track position to countryman Valtteri Bottas.

Unable to recover the ground, despite Ferrari's attempts to play him into contention with a second pit-stop, Raikkonen was frustrated with the 'stupid' problem, which he says is down to issues with the car's mapping.

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"It was obviously something different that has been happening all year, otherwise I wouldn't have spun, but this is something that we should know now and probably should have been more smart about it in being able to avoid it.

"Our map - I don't know how to explain it - but it's very on the edge, you move the pedal a little bit and you get a massive difference from the torque and there is no way I could have controlled it any more.

"It's a stupid thing, but it happens, we have to learn from it and obviously it hurt us in the race, but you know disappointing results in the end. Obviously we wanted more in the end but you know it's what it is."

"It was nothing to do with the tyres. It's obviously to do with the pit stop maps and it's nothing to do with the tyres or anything else. Unfortunate thing but it happens and we have to learn those things and improve."

The spin would contribute to Raikkonen finishing just four seconds ahead of Vettel, despite the Finn starting third, whereas his team-mate began down in 18th.