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Raikkonen Says Second F1 Title is Not Essential

Finnish F1 driver Kimi Raikkonen, who won the Championship with Ferrari in 2007, has said that a second title would not be essential for him. The 32 year-old Finn, says that while it may remain his target, it is not the only motivation for him.
Kimi Raikkonen at Lotus 1 photo
He said "I always said that if I win one I'm happy and then if something comes after that good, but I am not desperate on it [. . .] We do everything that we can to try and win it, but if it doesn't come, it doesn't come [. . .] It doesn't change my life in the long run. We are here to try to win races and championships but it is not like it is going to suddenly change my life completely [. . .] When I feel I want to stop I will stop and it's not that I try to carry on and try to win. It's not going to be the reason why I am going to stay here."

We say his attitude, if genuine, is a very constructive way of looking at things, considering the fact that he has already won the title - he has nothing to prove to anybody, after that.

Story via autosport.com

 
 
 
 
 

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