'If there is a good show, nobody will notice' - Raikkonen not worried about slower cars in 2021

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Image: AFP / Andrej Isakovic
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Kimi Raikkonen is not worried about Formula 1 being slower in 2021.

Some have expressed fears that the 3-4 seconds per lap drop to accommodate cars that are easier to overtake with is a step backwards for the sport.

'More of a hobby'

"It doesn't matter if in 2021 the cars are a second or three seconds slower. If there is a good show, nobody will notice," Raikkonen told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

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As the oldest and most experienced driver on the grid, Finn Raikkonen says he hasn't decided if he will race beyond his 2020 Alfa Romeo contract.

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"F1 is now more of a hobby for me and I like that," he said.

Raikkonen says he also enjoys living close to Alfa Romeo's Swiss factory.

"Living close to the team is important but I always do my best on the track," he insisted.

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