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Sentences forKimi Räikkönen
- Kimi Räikkönen (McLaren) was pressured by Barrichello into losing the lead and an unforced error later on allowed Montoya to seize second.
- Rosberg's teammate, pole-man Hamilton, dropped to last with tyre failure, but recovered to finish fourth ahead of Lotus's Räikkönen.
- The kerbs are very vicious and it is very easy for a car to become unbalanced and a driver to lose control, as Kimi Räikkönen did in 2005.
- On the first day Rossi completed over 20 laps, and set a best time of 1:22.5, only 1.5 seconds off Kimi Räikkönen's best time set at Ferrari's previous Mugello test.
- Massa was replaced by Kimi Räikkönen for 2014, while Alonso was retained.
- On 22 August 2017, Ferrari announced that Kimi Räikkönen had been re-signed for the 2018 season.
- Kimi Räikkönen was announced as Schumacher's replacement for the 2007 season.
- On 11 September 2018, Sauber announced that Kimi Räikkönen would be returning to drive for the team for the 2019 and 2020 seasons, swapping places with Charles Leclerc who would be moving to Ferrari.
- That season, Hamilton set numerous records as he finished runner-up to Kimi Räikkönen by one point.
- Montoya left the team on a high note by winning his last race with them, the 2004 Brazilian Grand Prix, which was closely contested with future McLaren teammate Kimi Räikkönen.
- More rarely a driver may be picked from an even lower level, as was the case with 2007 World Champion Kimi Räikkönen, who went straight from Formula Renault to F1, as well as Max Verstappen, who made his debut following a single season in European F3.
- On 29 November 2011, the team confirmed that they had hired Kimi Räikkönen to drive full-time in 2012.
- He fell 16 points behind Kimi Räikkönen.
- Promoted to a race seat in, Alonso won two drivers' championships in 2005 and 2006 from Kimi Räikkönen and Michael Schumacher, respectively.
- Verstappen would finish the 2018 season in 4th place, just 3 points behind Kimi Räikkönen while Daniel Ricciardo would finish the season in 6th place, behind Valtteri Bottas.
- Rumours had tipped World Champion Kimi Räikkönen to replace Petrov for, but the Finn angrily rejected claims he would join the team, stating that he was upset Renault was using his name for their own image and that their actions meant he would not race for them.
- In 2001, Sauber brought a virtually unknown and very inexperienced Kimi Räikkönen into Formula One, despite the protests of a few drivers and influential members of the FIA, including Max Mosley, that he would pose a danger to other drivers.
- He duelled with McLaren driver Kimi Räikkönen for the World Championship in 2005 due to regulation changes mandating teams not to change tyres during a race and engines had to last for two races before they could be changed.
- One of the highlights of the 2005 season was Kimi Räikkönen's spectacular exit while in the last lap of the race, when his suspension gave way after being rattled lap after lap by a flat-spotted tyre that was not changed due to the short-lived 'one set of tyres' rule.
- In, Häkkinen was outscored by Coulthard for the first time since 1997 and retired (ending Formula One's longest ever driver partnership), his place taken by Kimi Räikkönen, then in , Coulthard took their solitary win at Monaco while Ferrari repeated McLaren's 1988 feat of 15 wins in a season.
- In Malaysia, Coulthard made up several places from the back of the grid but was forced to retire with hydraulic problems, while Klien had an opening lap incident with Kimi Räikkönen and after pitting for repairs also retired with hydraulic failure.
- At the same time McLaren did not take up their option on Montoya for 2007, while his teammate Kimi Räikkönen remained a free agent, although it was later revealed that Räikkönen had already signed with Ferrari for 2007 by the time Alonso had signed with McLaren for 2007.
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