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Ecclestone hails Raikkonen 'star driver' of 2013

Bernie Ecclestone has hailed Lotus driver Kimi Raikkonen as his 'star driver' of the 2013 season after the Finn took victory in the opening race of the year and battled to fifth in the championship despite missing two races. Ecclestone gave his view in a forword to the official season review. Whilst the 82-year-old questioned Fernando Alonso's performances, admitting he was "disappointed" by the Spaniard, the same can't be said for Raikkonen who he praised. "This year I suppose I have to call Kimi the star driver, with the equipment he had," he said of the soon-to-be Ferrari driver. "I think he was motivated on hope that he was going to get paid." Raikkonen is...
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