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Mercedes have high hopes for their new Kimi

As one Kimi’s F1 career draws to a close, another Kimi is starting to emerge. Kimi Raikkonen may only have a handful of races left before he retires, another season or two at the very most. But that famous first name might not be lost to the F1 grid. Shouts of “Go on, Kimi” could be heard again in the future. That’s because Mercedes have their own Kimi coming up through the ranks. He’s an Italian teenager named Andrea Kimi Antonelli, listed among their Junior Drivers, and he is making his mark in the world of karting. So much so that Kimi, as he is nicknamed, has just been crowned FIA European Karting Champion, winning at Wackersdorf in Germany at the weekend to claim the title...
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