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Raikkonen unwise to hint at retirement - Hakkinen

Kimi Raikkonen's talk of retirement isn't a wise move, according to fellow Finn Mika Häkkinen, who believes Ferrari will switch its focus to Fernando Alonso as a result. Raikkonen recently said he would "probably stop" once his contract has expired. At present, that is due to happen next year, suggesting the struggling 2008 champion is on his way out. Häkkinen reckons Ferrari will begin to shift its attention to Alonso because of the comments. "I don't think that it's particularly smart of him," Häkkinen wrote in his Hermes column. "When the mechanics and all the other people in the team know that a driver has plans to retire in a year and a...
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