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Hakkinen: Raikkonen retirement talk not smart

Kimi Raikkonen Double F1 world champion and fellow Finn, Mika Hakkinen has questioned Kimi Raikkonen's admission that he will probably retire after the 2015 season. Raikkonen, who replaced Hakkinen at McLaren when the latter retired in 2001, said at Silverstone that he is unlikely to seek a new contract once his current Ferrari tenure ends. 'Everyone does what he thinks is right,' Hakkinen said in his latest interview for sponsor Hermes, 'but in my opinion that was not tactically very smart. 'If the mechanics and everyone else knows that a driver intends to just hang up his helmet in a year and a half, then they will probably pay more attention to the other driver, in this case Fernando...
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