ARTICLES RELATING TO KIMI RAIKKONEN

Kimi wants ‘more exciting’ F1

2014-04-04 10:56

‘I want more fights, wheel-to-wheel battles…’ Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen wants Formula 1 to be ‘more exciting’.

Kimi wants ‘more exciting’ F1

2014-04-03 11:30

‘I want more fights, wheel-to-wheel battles…’ Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen wants Formula 1 to be ‘more exciting’. What’s more, he says he's struggling with the 2014 car.

Ferrari: 'We need more speed'

2014-03-17 08:15

Ferrari has admitted it has work to do after Fernando Alonso finished the Australian Formula 1 season-opener fifth and 35sec behind Nico Rosberg's winning Mercedes.

Lotus fumes after dismal display in Oz

2014-03-14 14:06

Lotus braced for a tough start to the Formula 1 season after troubled northern winter testing but were left mortified during practice ahead of the Australian GP.

Kimi's back 'OK' post crash

2014-02-25 10:29

Kimi Raikkonen's newly repaired back withstood a hefty shunt when the Ferrari driver crashed during Formula 1 testing in Bahrain. (video)

Kimi tipped as 2014 favourite

2014-02-14 10:44

Of Formula 1's eleven teams, only Mercedes and Marussia are heading into the 2014 season with unchanged driver pairings. However, it's Ferrari's shake-up that has triggered the most discussion amongst fans.

Kimi, Alonso to battle for No.1 spot

2014-02-04 09:31

Romain Grosjean is not so sure Fernando Alonso will have an easy time alongside new Ferrari team mate Kimi Raikkonen in 2014.

Lotus future in doubt?

2014-01-16 08:33

Lotus Formula 1 team owner Gerard Lopez has rubbished claims that the UK-based team is about to collapse.

Ferrari: 'We'll keep Kimi busy'

2014-01-02 08:06

Kimi Raikkonen is no fan of Formula 1 simulators but he can expect to be spending a lot of time in one now that he is back with Ferrari.

Ferrari: Horner as F1 CEO? Ha!

2013-11-28 09:22

Ferrari president Luca di Montezemolo has dismissed as a joke the suggestion that Red Bull Formula 1 boss Christian Horner could replace Bernie Ecclestone as F1's chief executive officer.

Kimi recovering after surgery

2013-11-15 19:22

Kimi Raikkonen's back surgery has been successful and Formula 1 veteran will start a recovery programme later in November, reports Lotus.

Schumi: 'No thanks, Lotus'

2013-11-14 08:24

Lotus has asked Michael Schumacher to race the last two GP's of 2013 but he turned them down. That's the second rejection in a week - Nico Hulkenberg also declined an offer.

Kimi's out to cost Lotus millions

2013-11-11 09:44

Raikkonen's manager said surgery was needed now as he was 'in severe pain’. An F1 writer asks why Lotus didn't delay its race preview if surgery was imminent.

Vettel: 'Hulk not paid a cent'

2013-11-04 09:47

Hanging on to his Sauber seat is perhaps now Nico Hulkenberg's only chance of staying in Formula 1 beyond 2013.

Kimi: Off again, on again!

2013-11-03 19:16

Ferrari-bound Finn Kimi Raikkonen departed early, with his immediate future reportedly settled, following a first lap crash which summed up his nightmare weekend at Sunday's Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

2013 Abu Dhabi GP: First practice

2013-11-01 13:24

Romain Grosjean put Lotus on top of the timesheets during the first practice session ahead of the 2013 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Kimi goes MIA at Abu Dhabi Q&A

2013-11-01 08:27

Kimi Raikkonen's strained relationship with the Lotus Formula 1 team was back in the spotlight on Thursday (Oct 31) when the Finn failed to turn up for media interviews at the Abu Dhabi track.

Lotus ops boss: 'I swear I'm sorry'

2013-10-29 07:36

The Lotus Formula 1 team has apologised for the bad language used in a heated exchange with its driver Kimi Raikkonen during the 2013 Indian F1 GP.

Will Kimi race in Korean F1 GP?

2013-09-25 07:49

Will Kimi Raikkonen be fit to race in South Korea on October 6 or will his sore back be just a touch too much?

Massa: 'Alonso doesn't need me'

2013-09-23 09:07

With Felipe Massa heading for the exit at Ferrari, the big question arose again after qualifying in Singapore - will the Brazilian bother helping Fernando Alonso win the World championship?

Boullier defends Lotus over cash

2013-09-20 21:18

Lotus team principal Eric Boullier has assured driver Kimi Raikkonen he would receive any unpaid wages after the Finn had told reporters the lack of pay was behind his move to Ferrari for 2014.

Ferrari: Rivals fear the Iceman

2013-09-20 08:04

Ferrari team chief Stefano Domenicali claims rivals are scared as the Italian marque hit back at a storm of criticism over their re-signing of former Formula 1 champion Kimi Raikkonen.

Kimi to match Lauda's comeback?

2013-09-18 08:50

Ferrari boss Luca di Montezemolo has compared Kimi Raikkonen to retired triple World champion Niki Lauda who took a two-year break from F1 but returned to win another title.

Lotus - 'Most desirable F1 team'?

2013-09-12 09:14

Lotus can take time to name Raikkonen's replacement - it has the most sought-after vacancy. The team also poked fun at Raikkonen's exit with a naughty tweet involving rabbits.

Kimi set for Ferrari return

2013-09-10 17:23

Kimi Raikkonen has signed a contract to return to Ferrari for the 2014 season as partner of Fernando Alonso.

 

Kimi wants ‘more exciting’ F1

2014-04-04 10:40

‘I want more fights, wheel-to-wheel battles…’ Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen wants Formula 1 to be ‘more exciting’. .

Crash rookie Kevin: 'I'm disappointed'

2014-03-31 09:17

McLaren new boy Kevin Magnussen apologised to his team on Sunday after a rookie error that ruined his 2014 Malaysian GP.

Hakkinen: Red Bull needs more time

2014-03-14 14:06

Red Bull's woeful pre-season testing has left the team scrambling to remedy its issues. Former F1 driver Mika Hakkinen says the team needs two months to get back on track.

Nasr 'real third driver' - manager

2014-02-26 10:26

Brazilian Felipe Nasr's uncle/manager insists his charge is the "real third driver" for Williams this year - not Susie Wolff.

Was Ferrari sand-bagging at Jerez?

2014-02-17 07:37

Data revealed from January 2014's opening Formula 1 test in Jerez, Spain, showed Ferrari might have been holding back, according to reports.

Kimi, Alonso to battle for No.1 spot

2014-02-06 13:45

Romain Grosjean is not so sure Fernando Alonso will have an easy time alongside new Ferrari team mate Kimi Raikkonen in 2014.

'Fed up' Ferrari unveil new car

2014-01-25 21:34

Former world champions Fernando Alsonso and Kimi Raikkonen have helped unveil Ferrari's new F14-T Formula One car.

Bernie backs Ferrari's 'fun' drivers

2014-01-03 08:33

Formula 1 chief executive officer Bernie Ecclestone has backed Ferrari's controversial new driver pairing.

Lotus still owes Kimi money

2013-12-18 09:47

Ferrari-bound Kimi Raikkonen has still not received all of the money he is owed by Lotus.

Rencken: 2013 Brazil GP preview

2013-11-21 10:38

The 2013 Formula 1 season comes to an end on Sunday with Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel officially claiming his fourth World Championship title. Wheels24 F1 guru DIETER RENCKEN hopes for a thrilling last V8-powered race in Sao Paulo.

Hulk scorns 'risky' Lotus offer

2013-11-15 14:21

Nico Hulkenberg turned down an F1 drive for Lotus in the final races of 2013 it was too risky. Heikki Kovalainen will replace Kimi Raikkonen there.

Hulk sloughs off Lotus offer

2013-11-13 09:07

German Formula 1 driver Nico Hulkenberg has turned down an offer from Lotus to replace the surgery-bound Kimi Raikkonen for the remaining two grands prix of 2013.

Ferrari honours departing Massa

2013-11-11 08:46

Felipe Massa said an early goodbye to thousands of Ferrari fans in Italy and was given a trophy nearly as tall as himself to remember his time with the F1 team.

Pay promise keeps Kimi on board

2013-11-04 08:05

Lotus is confident Kimi Raikkonen will race in the last two grands prix of 2013 now that new investors in the Formula 1 team have promised to "more than compensate" him for unpaid wages.

Raikkonen: 'I won't race!'

2013-11-01 19:36

Kimi Raikkonen says he has not been paid any of his salary by Lotus in 2013 and has threatened to skip the final two races of the 2013 season in protest.

Kimi won't back down to Grosjean

2013-11-01 08:27

Another sign that Kimi Raikkonen's relationship with Lotus is dead with three 2013 races to go: his manager says the swearing in India was unprecedented.

Vettel to overtake Schumi record?

2013-10-31 08:11

The bets are on! Sebastian Vettel is set to equal the longest winning streak in the sport's modern era if he can match Michael Schumacher's run of seven.

Trainer: Kimi will race in Korea

2013-09-26 11:51

Kimi Raikkonen's trainer has played down rumours the Lotus ace could sit out the upcoming 2013 Korean grand prix... "He'll be there!'

Kimi's bad back wags tongues

2013-09-23 09:07

It's not surprising that news of Kimi Raikkonen's back injury caused eyebrows to rise and gossip to spread in the 2013 Singapore paddock after practice and qualifying.

Alonso brushes off McLaren

2013-09-21 12:40

Fernando Alonso reiterated his long-term love and loyalty to Ferrari on Friday after McLaren, the Formula 1 team he left in acrimonious circumstances in 2007, said they would be keen to sign him.

Alonso: 'Kimi was right choice'

2013-09-20 08:10

Fernando Alonso expects to forge a strong relationship with Lotus' Kimi Raikkonen when the veteran driver returns to Ferrari in 2014. Alonso believes the team has made the right choice.

Button ponders as Massa dodges

2013-09-19 08:58

Felipe Massa has dodged questions ahead of the Singapore GP about his Formula 1 future while Jenson Button wonders how good Ferrari would be when Kimi Raikkonen takes over in 2014.

New Ferrari team: Fire and ice

2013-09-12 14:28

Ferrari might have formed the perfect super team for the 2014 F1 season with Kimi Raikkonen back in the stable, but just how well will the 'Iceman' gel with fiesty Fernando Alonso?

Raikkonen signs for Ferrari

2013-09-11 14:22

Kimi Raikkonen will race for Ferrari next season after agreeing a two-year deal with the glamour team he left in 2009.

Vettel's fourth title in sight

2013-09-10 11:12

The Formula 1 championship has said farewell to Europe for another year as paddock chatter includes where Vettel will clinch his fourth title and will Kimi Raikkonen join the Ferrari camp.

 
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