Kimi-Matias Räikkönen, nicknamed "Iceman", is a Finnish racing driver currently driving in Formula One for Alfa Romeo Racing. He won the 2007 Formula One World Championship in his first season with Scuderia Ferrari. After nine seasons racing in Formula One he left the sport to compete in the World Rally Championship in 2010 and 2011, returning to Formula One from 2012. In addition to this title, Räikkönen also finished second overall in 2003 and 2005, and third in 2008, 2012 and 2018. Räikkönen has won 21 Grands Prix, making him the most successful Finnish driver in terms of Formula One race wins. He is the only driver to take a race win in the V10, V8 and the hybrid V6 engine eras. Räikkönen entered Formula One as a regular driver for Sauber-Petronas in 2001, having competed in only 23 car races previously. He joined McLaren-Mercedes in 2002, and became a title contender by finishing runner-up in the championship to Michael Schumacher in 2003, and Fernando Alonso in 2005.
|Born:||Kimi-Matias Räikkönen, October 17, 1979, Espoo, Finland|
|First entry:||2001 Australian Grand Prix|
|First win:||2003 Malaysian Grand Prix|
|Last win:||2018 United States Grand Prix|
|Last entry:||2016 Brazilian Grand Prix|
|2019 position:||12th (43 pts)|
|Instagram:||Kimi Räikkönen's Instagram profile|
|IMDb:||Kimi Räikkönen's IMDb|
About Kimi Raikkonen
Finnish Formula One driver who won the Formula One World Championship in 2007. He's raced for Ferrari, McLaren, and Lotus and at one point was estimated to be making more than $50 million per year.
He began racing go-karts at age ten.
He has won 19 races and made 69 podium appearances in his career.
He married model Jenni Dahlman in July 2004, but they divorced in 2014. He married Minttu Virtanen in 2016.
He won the Formula One Championship one year before Lewis Hamilton accomplished the same feat.
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