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Watch Kimi Raikkonen Showboating in a Ferrari F12 Berlinetta at Fiorano

Remember Kimi Raikkonen's funny radio messages from the time he was with the Lotus F1 Team? That pretty much sums up the Finn and his approach to racing. Although he's recent stint at the Ferrari stable wasn't a fruitful one, don't forget he's the man that raced like crazy to win the 2007 title for the Scuderia.
Kimi Raikkonen testing a Ferrari F12 Berlinetta 1 photo
In fact, that was the last time the Tifosi had a good reason to celebrate. To boot, 2007 saw Raikkonen become the highest paid driver in motorsport with a total wage of $51 million. It certainly is a pity he didn't display his racing talent too much since he got back in F1, but Kimi still likes to have fun behind the wheel.

Take the video below as a prime example of what the 35-year-old Raikkonen can do when he's given a car that actually handles, a thing that cannot be said about the Ferrari F14 T of the current Formula 1 season. autoevolution readers certainly know what the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta can do in proper hands from our review of the Maranello-made two-seater grand tourer.

Raikkonen's F12 boasts with the same Nero Pastello paint job as our test car

In addition to that lovely hue, it's equipped with same majestic 6.3-liter naturally aspirated V12 tower-of-power with 741 HP and 690 Nm (509 lb-ft) of twist. Couple that engine to a fast-shifting seven-speed dual-clutch box and you can only imagine how the 3.1-second 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) thurst feels like.

But Fiorano isn't all about straight line speed. Ferrari's iconic test circuit is also riddled with tricky corners. Nevertheless, Kimi didn't have to concentrate on lap times this time around, so he had fun wagging the F12's tail around. You have an empty test track all to yourself that also happens to be a little wet and a beastly Prancing Horse - of course you'll showboat like crazy instead of doing all the boring marketing stuff like explaining how grip and traction levels are affected by the Manettino switch's settings and such.

Now kick back and press play to enjoy this unforgettable onboard experience with the Iceman.

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