Read all about Kimi Raikkonen's race career and when he drove his first race and see his F1 statistics like number of podiums, victories & fastest laps. Last Podium : May 28th Monaco F1 GP re. L-R Kimi Raikkonen, Sebastian Vettel and Valtteri Bottas surrendering the final spot on the podium to his Mercedes team-mate Valtteri Bottas. n, Year, Grand Prix, Circuit, Pos, N°, Chassis, Engine, Tyre. 88, , Hungary · Hungaroring, 2, 7, Ferrari · SF70H · Ferrari, V6 t h, Pirelli. 87, , Britain. On 20 May, Räikkönen debuted in the North Carolina Education Lottery at Charlotte Motor Speedway with a strong finish of 15th, though he started the day with tough practice sessions and qualified only at 31 out of 37 cars. We urge you to turn off your ad blocker for The Telegraph website so that you can continue to access our quality content in the future. Race winner Kimi Raikkonen FIN Lotus F1 celebrates on the podium. Most Popular F1 Teams Ferrari F1 Team Force India F1 Team McLaren F1 Team Mercedes F1 Team Red Bull Racing Williams F1 Team. Retrieved 19 July Felipe Massa's absence meant there was no Brazilian on the grid for the first time in F1 since San Marino in Any use on another Web site or any other support of diffusion is prohibited except authorization of or the author s concerned. In the Bahrain Grand Prix he qualified ninth, but was promoted to eighth after Lewis Hamilton received a five-place grid penalty for an unscheduled gearbox change. He described the victory as one of his easiest wins. Räikkönen received the F1 Racing "Driver of the Year" accolade,  and the Autosport "International Racing Driver of the Year" award. The leaders all pitted for their one and only change of rubber in and around half distance, and it was then that Vettel, who had appeared in complete control of the race, complained of a steering problem. Latest Headlines Features Technical Interviews Championship Races Drivers Teams Inside F1 Awards Results Season Driver Standings Constructor Standings Archive Live Timing Tickets Tickets Packages Store iOS - Official F1 App Android - Official F1 App Windows - Official F1 App F1 Access Merchandise Video Neymar transfer to PSG would be most political ever and the 'good news' story Qatar desperately wants Paul Hayward. I had a great car today. My tyres took a real beating behind Valtteri until I tried to pass a back marker and the tyres started to drop after that.