Kimi Raikkonen archive

Raikkonen defends grid start decision after crash 3rd November 2013, 17:11

Kimi Raikkonen said starting the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix from 22nd on the grid rather than the pit lane was the right thing to do despite retiring after a collision at turn one.

Lotus blame broken part for Raikkonen’s exclusion 2nd November 2013, 21:03

Lotus say a broken part was to blame for Kimi Raikkonen’s car failing a post-qualifying inspection which caused him to be sent to the back of the grid.

Raikkonen excluded from qualifying, will start last

Kimi Raikkonen has been excluded from qualifying after his Lotus failed a floor deflection test.

Raikkonen: Short wheelbase car suits my driving style

Kimi Raikkonen says he’s pleased to have switched back to the short wheelbase version of the Lotus as it suits his driving style better.

Raikkonen warns he may miss last two races as Lotus “haven’t paid a single Euro” 1st November 2013, 17:19

Kimi Raikkonen has warned Lotus the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix will be his last drive for them if they do not pay him his outstanding wages.

Raikkonen switches back to short wheelbase car

Lotus reverted to the short wheelbase chassis which they started the season with for Kimi Raikkonen in today’s practice sessions at his request.

“Pay driver scenario a big worry for F1″ – Massa 31st October 2013, 15:25

Felipe Massa is concerned more are more teams are requiring drivers to bring budgets to race for them.

One-stop strategy was worth a try – Raikkonen 29th October 2013, 14:41

Kimi Raikkonen said his one-stop strategy in the Indian Grand Prix was worth a try even though he fell from second to seventh at the end of the race when his tyres went off.

Lotus apologises for Raikkonen radio messages 28th October 2013, 17:18

Lotus say a heated radio exchange involving Kimi Raikkonen during yesterday’s race was “not appropriate” and apologised for it.

Grosjean “wouldn’t have bet” on podium finish 27th October 2013, 12:29

Romain Grosjean said he didn’t believe he had any chance of finishing on the podium after starting 17th on the grid for today’s Indian Grand Prix.