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Raikkonen named Kawasaki team principal in MXGP

Kimi Raikkonen’s first confirmed role after his Formula 1 career will be as team principal of the Kawasaki factory team in the MXGP class of motocross racing. The Kawasaki Racing Team confirmed its 2022 FIM Motocross World Championship line-up that includes Raikkonen’s position alongside team manager Antti Pyrhonen. The pair have entered Kawasakis in motocross privately in the past but Raikkonen will now dedicate more time to the factory-backed effort. “It’s no secret that, for me, one of my great passions in life for many years has been motocross but this team is not what you might call a hobby; it’s very serious, very focused and we aspire to be the best we possibly can,”...
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