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Raikkonen set to agree new deal to extend F1 stay

Kimi Raikkonen is set to prolong his Formula 1 career by signing a contract extension with Alfa Romeo for the 2021 season, according to Motorsport Network. The 40-year-old is currently the oldest and longest-serving driver on the grid, having made his F1 debut in 2001 with Sauber. On Sunday he will line up for his 323rd grand prix start after equalling Brazilian Rubens Barrichello’s record in Russia two weeks ago. Kimi said of the occasion, “The time has gone quickly, because it doesn’t feel like 20 years ago. Obviously it’s a long time, half of my life. Something new started in my life, and obviously we spent three days here.” Based on latest reports, he will take up an option...
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