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F1 schedule not more hectic than ever – Raikkonen

Nov.29 F1 veteran Kimi Raikkonen denies that the schedule in Formula 1 is more hectic in the modern era. At 42, the Finn and 2007 world champion is the oldest and longest-serving active driver, having debuted some two full decades ago. In 2001, there were just 17 grands prix – six less than are planned for next season. But Raikkonen insists that the comparison between then and now doesn't stack up. 'We tested between the races back then,' he said. 'So I think it's actually better to do more races instead of having to do a few days of testing between races. 'So it wasn't any more relaxed, there were just less races,' added Raikkonen, who will retire after next month's 2021 finale in...
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