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Ferrari confirms Kimi Raikkonen exit after 2018

Ferrari has announced that Kimi Raikkonen will leave the team at the end of the Formula 1 season, paving the way for Charles Leclerc to join Sebastian Vettel. Raikkonen competed for Ferrari between 2007 and 2009, taking the World Championship in his first year with the team, and re-joined the operation for the 2014 campaign. Raikkonen has played second fiddle to Fernando Alonso and Sebastian Vettel since his return to Ferrari and has yet to add to his win tally, taking just two pole positions in five years. Ferrari nonetheless retained Raikkonen on one-year deals on each occasion but the rise of Leclerc provided the team with a viable alternative for 2019. Leclerc was highly-rated by...
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