Kimi Raikkonen retirement plans have been revealed because the F1 legend has confirmed that he might not truly retire after 2020 F1 season.
Kimi Raikkonen, the longest serving F1 driver on the grid at present, might proceed even additional. He asserts the longer term will determine if he continues to race in F1 or not. The Finn had earlier introduced his retirement on the finish of this season.
Raikkonen at present has 312 F1 races to his title, 10 fewer than file look holder Rubens Barrichello. Contemplating eight races have already been confirmed, and extra to be added this season, that file is about to interrupt.
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Kimi nonetheless enjoys racing in F1, on the age of 40
A brand new set of aerodynamic rule modifications from 2022 would modifications issues drastically, however Kimi is unconcerned.
Talking within the Drivers’ press convention forward of the season-opening race in Austria, he mentioned he’s unaffected by it.
“No it hasn’t. Clearly, that’s the way it’s going to be with the principles and all the things, however it doesn’t actually dictate what occurs sooner or later.
“I don’t know. I imply, we haven’t accomplished a single race. Clearly, it’s a really odd state of affairs this 12 months so, let’s wait and see what occurs.”
“I wouldn’t say that they’re quite a bit totally different than what we had some years in the past. Sure, they’re regulation modifications, however the driving half doesn’t change that a lot actually.”
Requested if he nonetheless enjoys racing in F1, the Ice Man replied: “If we do effectively, clearly it’s extra enjoyable than if we don’t do effectively, however we don’t know the place we’re going to be, so we do our greatest and go residence this week and work from there.
Lastly, when requested if he’ll proceed, he mentioned in trademark model: “The longer term will determine itself.”
Kimi Raikkonen will race for the Alfa Romeo outfit,