Articles tagged Kimi Räikkönen

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"The Interviews are pointless..."

Kimi on the F1 world – from The Unknown Kimi Räikkönen, published by Simon & Schuster Kimi Räikkönen is famous for his reticence. Silence wasn’t invented by the Finns, yet all the same they have processed it into several successful products: taciturnity, pauses, three-word sentences and half-minute silences – traps for an outsider to fall into, as they wonder what is happening now that...

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Getting inside The Iceman

He might be an individual of precious few words, in public at least, but Kimi Räikkönen’s new authorised biography extends to more than 300 pages. Here, the writer offers an insight into the project’s genesis – writer Kari Hotakainen It might seem odd that I should have been chosen to pen the first official book about Kimi. Although I have worked as a writer for about 36 years now, I started out...

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Older is Faster for Ferrari

...and we're not talking about Kimi Räikkönen. Removing a few 'upgrades' has helped to restore the team's early season vim - albeit a little too late RUSSIAN, JAPANESE AND UNITED STATES GP "In the last three races, we had a loss of form, we know that, but we have analysed the situation and hope to have solved the problems. We will have the proof here in Austin.” So said Ferrari’s chief Maurizio...

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F1 frontline: November 2018

We're racing into an age of technical and design overhaul for Formula 1, but can Liberty Media build a platform strong enough to support it? You know how it is with landscapes; they stay the same for ages then suddenly and dramatically change. We seem to be seeing the construction work for a new Formula 1 landscape right now, something underlined at Singapore with the first renderings of how the...

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Trackside View / Word on the Beat

Trackside View – Liège, Spa-Francorchamps The first few minutes at one of the world’s greatest venues Kimi Räikkönen and Max Verstappen look so at home in these early moments of the Spa weekend, around a circuit and in cars where they can express themselves. This is a long way removed from the heatwave shimmies of Paul Ricard and the hot-aired dream-like quality of summer. As the season turns to...

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The Iceman Goeth

He discovered on the morning of the Italian Grand Prix that he woudn't have a Ferrari race seat in 2019, but Kimi Räikkönen's desire to race reamins unchanged. Ditto his personality... BELGIUM, ITALY & SINGAPORE GRANDS PRIX Kimi Räikkönen had been fighting for his Ferrari future all season and it had generally been a losing battle. It’s hard to show your full capabilities when on the wrong...

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Matters of Moment: November 2018

What does the future hold for motor sport? It is a question that we have attempted to answer in this month’s magazine, with features on esports, essays on an alternative fuel-powered endurance racing championship and eye-popping images of what Formula 1 cars might look like in 2021. Reading these pieces it is impossible not to marvel at the rate of change that is being predicted. Who would have...

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Letters: October 2018

F1’s engine struggles Having recently become aware that 2021’s fabulous new Formula 1 engine rules are no longer, it seems to me that Mark Hughes is right – the manufacturers have too much say in what is going to happen, so Liberty and the FIA need to come to terms with the need to have independent rules created to foster improved competition. The way to achieve that is to have an F1 engine class...

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From the archives with... Doug Nye

Pantomime horse... Ferrari stumbled ahead of the 2014 British Grand Prix, but theatrical mishaps have long been part of the team’s fabric As Fernando Alonso and Kimi Räikkönen failed to survive first qualifying for the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, it became apparent that Ferrari had screwed up. It wasn’t alone: Williams got into the same muddle about which tyres to mount during a rain-...

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Goodwood Festival of Speed

Bigger than ever and glorious as always, the 22nd Festival was significantly more competitive than in recent years. The supercar shoot-out proved hugely popular with the enormous crowd, and Sébastien Loeb’s record attempt in the Pikes Peak Peugeot 208 T16 had fans cheering all the way. The nine-time world rally champion took fastest time of the weekend, but was still three seconds away from Nick...

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