Kimi Räikkönen not turned off by possibility of slower F1 cars in 2021

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November 09, 2019 08:47 PM

Kimi Räikkönen not turned off by possibility of slower F1 cars in 2021

On the other hand, the Alfa Romeo driver has not signed beyond 2020

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Kimi Räikkönen is 14th in the 2019 Formula 1 Drivers’ Championship standings.

Formula 1’s 2007 champion Kimi Räikkönen is not worried about Formula 1 being slower in 2021.
Some have expressed fears that the expected 3-4 seconds per lap drop to accommodate cars that are easier to overtake is a step backward for the sport. But 40-year-old Räikkönen told Italian media outlet La Gazzetta dello Sport: “It doesn’t matter if in 2021 the cars are a second or three seconds slower.
“If there is a good show, nobody will notice.”

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As the oldest driver on the grid, Räikkönen says he hasn’t decided if he will race beyond his 2020 Alfa Romeo contract.
“Formula 1 is now more of a hobby for me, and I like that,” he said.
Räikkönen​​​​​​​ says he also enjoys living close to Alfa Romeo’s Swiss factory.
“Living close to the team is important, but I always do my best on the track,” he said.
Räikkönen​​​​​​​ is 14th in the Formula 1 standings this season and has posted eight top-10 finishes.

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