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‘Formula 1 was never my life’: Raikkonen reveals why he decided to retire

Kimi Raikkonen has revealed that he has always had bigger things to focus on in life besides Formula 1, and stressed that he decided to retire at the end of 2021 because he had grown tired of certain aspects of the sport. The Finn revealed in F1’s season predictions YouTube video that his decision to retire had been made before winter testing even got underway in Bahrain last year. Buy an F1 TV Pro subscription to watch live races He named the season-ending 2021 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as the race he was most looking forward to last season because “it’s my last F1 race.' The 42-year-old won his one and only championship with Ferrari in 2007, and won 21 races throughout a 19-year career...
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