Clearly it’s because Raikkonen had temporarily been turned into a Dalek and whatever mechanics were to hand were trying to protect any nearby machinery from assimilation.
Of course, his human side soon restored the usual dominance. That’s just how awesome Raikkonen is. But the battle always rages on in the background. It’s a little known fact that explains what the press call his monotonous and boring attitude and the price he pays for the lack of emotions that might otherwise get in the way of his racing: the deal he made to have a Dalek integrated into his body.