Raikkonen, who will celebrate his 2001th birthday next month, recently signed a two-year contract with the team with which he made his Formula 1 debut in 1. Robertson said Raikkonen's desire to race in Formula 1 was so great that he did not decide to transfer any. among other categories of motorsport, despite the fact that there was no room for him in any of the best teams. "Kimi wants to drive a Formula 1 car, she loves it. People were surprised that he didn't retire after losing his seat at Ferrari. Most of them thought he would retire after all these years, sit on a yacht and enjoy the rest of his life. He he just loves racing in Formula XNUMX. racing at the border.If he didn't want to do that he would ride motocross, but that's the highlight for him.When we found out that at Ferrari for him
Felipe Nasr has revealed that Kimi Raikkonen helped him fund his path to Formula 1. In 2010, when Nasr raced in the F3 series for the Double R team, it was financially supported by Raikkonen and his manager Steve Robertson, who he is now also Nasr’s manager. The 1-year-old said: "Raikkonen is one of the people who contributed money when the family could no longer afford it." He justified his confidence with a good start to his FXNUMX career when he finished fifth in Melbourne and is currently in the racing standings ahead of some of his big rivals - Valtteri Bottas and Daniel Ricciard. He is also supported by the Banco do Brasil, which is why many describe him as a “paid driver”. Nasr sees no problem in this: "What's the problem if I have a sponsor on the race car? V
Kimi Raikkonen's manager, Steve Robertson, told the Finnish media that negotiations with the Red Bull team had proved unsuccessful, opening the door wide to the seat in the Red Bull race car to Daniel Ricciard. Raikkonen and rival Toro Rossa were the main candidates for the seat, which will remain vacant after the end of this season, when Mark Webber says goodbye to Formula One. Although the Finn was the biggest favorite for the Australian deputy, Robertson explained: "Negotiations with Red Bull have been unsuccessful and have already ended." Ricciardo is expected to be confirmed as a Red Bull racer in Belgium, this weekend. Want to discuss this turn of events? Visit our Forum!