Why Raikkonen is unmoved by becoming an F1 record-breaker
Now F1's most experienced driver ever, Kimi Raikkonen has a reputation for giving journalists the cold shoulder. But he's also authentic and no-nonsense, with feet firmly planted on the ground - and it's this, allied to his extraordinary driving ability and technical nous, which has kept his career going, and going, says ALEX KALINAUCKAS
GP Racing is trying not to panic. We're minutes away from speaking to Kimi Raikkonen and the doors to the Monza 'Media Meeting Area' are seemingly locked. "It's fine," we think, clearly exasperated, "he's only notoriously difficult to interview and hates to be dragged away from the parts of Formula 1 he actually enjoys..."
A text to the FIA's media delegate, another to Will Ponissi (Alfa Romeo's press attache), a few moments of struggling to banish our unhelpful inner monologue, and we're saved! A circuit press officer arrives - and reveals the locked door isn't the right one, and the correct one just needs a good shove. Mercifully, she holds back her thoughts on our obvious inadequacy...
The Formula 1 world reacted with surprise when it learned Lewis Hamilton’s long-awaited new Mercedes deal guarantees his presence on the grid only until the end of 2021. Both parties claimed publicly they were happy with the arrangement but, asks MARK GALLAGHER, is there more to it than that?
Driver-turned-DJ Jaime Alguersuari lost his love for motorsport when he was booted out of Formula 1 just as he was starting to polish his rough edges. Having drifted from category to category then turned his back on racing altogether in 2015, he’s come full circle and is planning a return in karts for fun
While Mercedes struck back against Red Bull by topping the times at Imola on Friday ahead of the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix, the overall picture remains incredibly close. Despite having a possible edge this weekend, the reigning Formula 1 world champion squad is not taking anything for granted...
Mercedes may find itself leading the drivers' and constructors' standings after Lewis Hamilton's victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix, but it is well-aware that it came against the odds, with Red Bull clearly ahead on pace. Here's what the Brackley team must do to avoid its crown slipping
For too long, F1's richest teams have justified being able to spend as much as they want because that's the way they've always conducted their business. STUART CODLING says that's no reason not to kick a bad habit
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