Ferrari's Finnish driver Kimi Raikkonen drives during the second practice session at the Hungaroring circuit in Budapest on July 24, 2015, ahead of the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix. AFP PHOTO / ANDREJ ISAKOVIC
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