Kimi Raikkonen has criticised the stewards for their approach to incidents during the Monaco Grand Prix.

During the second safety car period, lapped cars were allowed to overtake and Max Chilton made contact with Raikkonen, giving the Ferrari a puncture. The resulting pit stopped dropped Raikkonen down the field from third place, and he was then caught up in an incident with Kevin Magnussen later in the race as he tried to fight his way through.

While Raikkonen was reprimanded after causing a collision with Magnussen that wedged both cars against the barriers at the hairpin, he said the incident with Chilton was not even being discussed by the stewards and he was left annoyed that he was instead questioned about his absence from the pre-race drivers' parade.

"Nobody talked about the safety car thing until I asked, and they said 'Oh, we don't know,'" Raikkonen said. "It's not very straightforward unfortunately with those things sometimes. Obviously that was the thing that destroyed the race but they don't care, they're not very interested...

"[Stewards asked about the Magnussen incident] plus why I missed the drivers' parade, because I didn't feel good. So they made a big story out of that but not the main things."

Chilton was later himself reprimanded for the collision behind the safety car, while the stewards decided that no further action needed to be taken against Raikkonen for missing the drivers' parade.



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