At 38 and in Formula One since 2001, mumbling Finnish weirdo Kimi Raikkonen is one of the veterans of the sport. But time comes for us all, and Raikkonen hasn’t won a grand prix since 2013, so it’s time for the Ferrari machine to swap him out with a newer, younger model.
Kimi Raikkonen has not won a Grand Prix since the 2013 season-opening Australian round in his Lotus F1 Team E21. Today in Italy, after setting the fastest lap in Formula One history, it looked like he had a real chance to add to his victory total, but all of that was thrown away on a Ferrari tire choice gamble.…
A woman who accused Formula One driver Kimi Raikkonen and a member of his entourage of sexually assaulting her at a bar during Montreal’s 2015 Grand Prix weekend is now the subject of a police complaint from Raikkonen claiming harassment and extortion, according to reports. But the woman who made the allegations on…
Kimi Räikkönen’s Ferrari team didn’t have the best weekend at the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix, since a mishap during pit stops left a team mechanic with a snapped leg and Räikkönen out of the race early. Ferrari and did an investigation into what happened, and it turned out to be a system failure in the team’s pit.
Ferrari Formula One mechanic Francesco Cigorini has been hospitalized with a broken leg. The injury comes as a result of driver Kimi Räikkönen running over his left leg on pit stop release. The Finnish driver is not to blame for the incident, as drivers are told to go as soon as they are released. Warning: the video…
Formula One driver Kimi Raikkonen is more than a national treasure. He brings chuckles worldwide, courtesy of his grumbling, hushed demeanor and leave-me-alone-I-don’t-want-to-be-here-anyway attitude. That’s why I’d like to cordially invite him to celebrate all of my major life events from here on out.
At the U.S. Grand Prix on Sunday, Red Bull driver Max Verstappen climbed from 17th all the way into third after a grid penalty. But the podium Verstappen took away on the last lap didn’t last long, since Formula One race stewards decided his pass on Kimi Raikkonen wasn’t fair. Here’s that pass, from every angle.
Congratulations, fans of mumbling weirdo in Formula One: Kimi Räikkönen is staying at Ferrari, reports Racer. Ferrari announced hat they would be keeping the 2007 F1 world champion today, and while they didn’t expressly say that they would be keeping his teammate Sebastian Vettel, it’s a good hint that Vettel’s…
You know that part in Star Wars where they go speeding through a narrow channel to blow up the Death Star? That’s what the Monaco Grand Prix circuit feels like at speed, except with Formula One cars. It’s absurdly tight and narrow, and you should enjoy its ridiculousness in this onboard of Kimi Räikkönen’s…
For the first time since the Great Recession, Ferrari driver and everyone’s favorite mumbler, Kimi Raikkonen, will be on pole position for a Formula One race. Mercedes’ Lewis Hamilton will start 14th after a disastrous—well, by his standards—qualifying session in which he didn’t make it to the final round.
When everybody’s favorite mumbler, Kimi Raikkonen, wrecked out on the first lap of the Spanish Grand Prix Sunday, a young Ferrari fan in the crowd showed more emotion than Raikkonen probably has, total, in his lifetime. The kid looked like someone stole his new puppy. But Raikkonen turned that all around.
Team orders weren’t a factor among the Mercedes camp at the end of Sunday’s Formula One Russian Grand Prix, with teammate Lewis Hamilton nearly half a minute back from leader Valtteri Bottas in fourth. But Bottas had a closing Sebastian Vettel to worry about, squeezing through to an intense first victory.
The lovely Bahrain Grand Prix is this weekend and it looks like Kimi is having some sort of existential moment out there.
Drunken awkwardness is why we love karaoke bars and why we love Finnish Formula One driver Kimi Räikkönen. Bless us each and every one, Autoweek reports that we’ll get to experience the two together. Kimi is opening a karaoke bar in Helsinki.
Where most people would “um” or “uh,” Formula One driver and nemesis to boats everywhere Kimi Räikkönen has his own verbal tic: “bwoah.” Because F1 fans have been chuckling about this all year long, we here at Jalopnik have declared it the Word of the Year. Bwoah away, 2016.
Today’s Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix is a very wet race. No one can see. Perfect time to spin out as traffic comes at you, then. Feel the pain of these wet-weather spins and smashes.
Hey, did you think [talented upcoming Formula One driver] was going to take Kimi Räikkönen’s spot at Scuderia Ferrari next year? Ha! Jokes on you all. Kimi is sticking around in Ferrari’s rosso corsa for at least one more year.