Raikkonen denies FP1 crash due to fading motivation 5 October, 2013 Kimi Raikkonen walks back to the pits after crashing his Lotus in FP1 Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen has denied his motivation is fading fast as he sees out his last few races with the Enstone based team.
The laconic Finn is returning to the team Ferrari next year, and on Friday in Korea he made an ultra-rare mistake and crashed heavily in the last moments of FP1.
In fact, it was Raikkonen's first significant incident since his return to Formula 1: 'It must have been about 2008,' the 33-year-old is quoted by Speed Week.
He is out of the running for this year's world championship, and reportedly racing without pay for the time...
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