Tag Archives: Kimi Raikkonen

Max Verstappen Avoids Media Critics, Takes Friday Practice Sessions in Canada

Max Verstappen silenced his critics following statements of head-butting anyone who criticized his driving by taking both Friday practice sessions in preparation for Sunday’s Canadian Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, Canada. The Dutchman set the best time of the day in the second session by 0.130 …

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4 Burning Questions: Is Justin Marks a Lock for Road America Win?

Is Justin Marks a Lock for Road America Win? Rain, a road course and a stock car. Now all you need is a set of rain tires and you’re set to go. Most of the time, when radars point to precipitation, they also point toward Justin Marks. Despite only one …

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Slipstream Saturday: Monaco. What Else Needs Be Said.

Daniel Ricciardo, Red Bull, Monaco, 2016, Getty

One of the axioms of modern Formula 1 racing is that engineers are the ones pulling all the levers and that the driver is, in many ways, a hindrance to their perfection.  In their labs, the collection of minds develop what they see as the best possible outcome from the …

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NASCAR 101: Open Wheel Drivers Who Made the Leap to NASCAR

A report by Autoweek this week brought to light an intriguing rumor in the NASCAR world: Kimi Raikkonen, one-time Formula 1 champion, may be mulling a move to American stock car racing for 2017, departing from the open wheel racing series in which he has competed for what is now his 14th season. …

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Slipstream Saturday: Formula 1 Returns to Action

Nico Rosberg during practice for the Formula One Grand Prix of Belgium at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps on August 21, 2015 in Spa, Belgium. (Credit: Getty Images)

And we’re back.   Formula 1 returns from its self-imposed summer shutdown to emerge in Belgium.  This respite in the calendar encourages everyone to take a moment and get away from the pressure cooker world of the sport.  During this time the team factories are shutdown and everyone scatters.  Lewis …

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