Ecclestone: I feel sorry for Raikkonen, he signed a contract and they need to pay him 3 November, 2013 Kimi Raikkonen with Bernie Ecclestone Bernie Ecclestone has backed Kimi Raikkonen's threat to strike after the Finn revealed he has not been paid a single euro in 2013 by his Lotus team.
Raikkonen only travelled to Abu Dhabi at the last minute, but he is now warning he will sit out Austin and Brazil if the team does not pay him a reported 15 million.
'He has signed a contract with somebody and they need to pay him,' Formula 1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone told the Mirror.
'I feel sorry for him but he should have been a little more sensible when he signed the contract and know what he...
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