“Nothing has been determined but”- F1 legend Kimi Raikkonen confirms the report of him extending his contract with Alfa Romeo are false and baseless.
A number of stories over the previous couple of days have talked about an extension of Kimi Raikkonen’s F1 contract with Alfa Romeo. However the man himself has swiftly rejected these stories, insisting on a ‘no-deal’ in the meanwhile. The 40-year outdated additionally clarified the choice is his to take, successfully rendering third-party stories unreliable. The Ice Man was talking to journos at Nurburgring, on the sidelines of the Eifel Grand Prix.
“Nothing has been determined but.”
“There are discussions with the crew, however ultimately, it is going to be my choice. There isn’t any possibility in my contract – I can guarantee you that that is false data. I didn’t signal something yesterday, right this moment, final week or final month. Through the years I ended studying about myself as a result of 90 per cent of what’s written isn’t true.”
Kimi did add, nevertheless, that he nonetheless enjoys F1, and is pleasantly shocked on the longevity of his profession. His phrases didn’t betray the truth that he missed the old-school racing of the previous, one thing followers of F1 will second.
“But when I had stopped having fun with racing, I’d not be right here. (Now it’s) extra folks, extra know-how, more cash, extra politics. At first, it was extra old skool.”
Raikkonen has a message for teammate Mick Schumacher
Foolish Season In the present day:
– Raikkonen has signed a brand new Alfa deal
– Deal introduced tomorrow
– Schumacher additionally to be introduced
– Raikkonen hasn’t signed any deal
– Alfa/Ferrari nonetheless undecided on Schumacher
– No announcement due this weekend
Fairly commonplace day in F1.
— The F1 Phrase (@f1word)
Kimi has a considerably stunning teammate this weekend within the type of Michael Schumacher’s son Mick. The Finn has excessive reward for the rookie, even drawing comparisons to his legendary Dad. He expressed delighted at teaming up with him and hoped the doesn’t catch him off-guard.
“I don’t know him very properly, however his outcomes are promising. In some ways, he is sort of a copy of his father. I’m glad he’s working with us this weekend and I hope the climate isn’t too dangerous for him.”