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Raikkonen: Maybe F1 fans like me because I'm ‘consistently odd or weird'

He became quite the cult hero in Formula 1, particularly with the incremental emergence of social media, but former Formula 1 driver Kimi Raikkonen still does not quite know why he is so adored. Having entered the sport in 2001 with Sauber, the Finn would go on to take 21 race wins in a career that saw him win a championship with Ferrari in 2007. Upon his return in 2012 however, fans became ever more aware of the brilliantly unique personality that came with the 42-year-old and his blunt interviews, coupled with fiery exchanges with race engineers, gave viewers a great source of entertainment. READ: ‘Kimi can always be trusted’: Ferrari team principal praises ‘great person’...
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