Will Kimi Raikkonen win a GP before the end of his career?

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Will Kimi Raikkonen win a GP before the end of his career?

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Will Kimi Raikkonen win a GP before the end of his career?

Post by Antonov » 2 years ago

I certainly hope so, but sometimes I have the feeling it is a bit like Rosberg in the McLaren in 1986.

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Post by kals » 2 years ago

No

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Post by theracer120 » 2 years ago

It's not that unlikely, especially if Vettel doesn't make it to the finish. I think he could beat the Mercedes by himself if it's a track where the Ferrari is quicker. I would say that Seb is definitely the faster driver of the two though, Kimi must be heading towards the end of his career now.

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Post by MonteCristo » 2 years ago

No.

Hamilton is faster. Vettel is faster. Bottas is just as fast - if not faster due to the car - on most tracks.

A fair bit needs to go right for Kimi to win this season. Who know what the future beyond 2017 brings.
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Post by Mawerick » 2 years ago

I think he might win @ Spa. He has always liked it there.
Antonov wrote:
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a bit like Rosberg in the McLaren in 1986.
Keke was comfortably leading his last race when he had to retire due to puncture though. He probably would've won that one.
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 2 years ago

If he is going to manage a win it will be at Spa.

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Post by XcraigX » 2 years ago

You guys beat me to it. Spa or Abu Dhabi.

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Post by Kai-Star » 2 years ago

Considering Ferrari has been either the fastest or second fastest car, you would think the odds of a win are high. My gut feeling is a 'no' however. It just seems Vettel has it all over him, and at the moment he's a magnet to incidents and bad luck. We'll see, but as others have said, Spa will perhaps be his best shot.
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Post by PTRACER » 1 month ago

I guess Kimi got his win, but being in an Alfa until the end of his career, that'll be his last.

By the way, he's 40 years old today. Happy birthday Kimi!
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Post by XcraigX » 1 month ago

Happy 40th Birthday Kimi!
But I agree, he is done.

Fair or not, but the top teams are not looking to sign a driver of his age regardless of skill. His best chance is to jump series. DTM? World Endurance?

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Post by erwin greven » 1 month ago

For Alfa, Kimi is of an invaluable asset to the team. I think he will drive another year for Alfa.
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Post by XcraigX » 1 month ago

PTRACER wrote:
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I guess Kimi got his win, but being in an Alfa until the end of his career, that'll be his last.

By the way, he's 40 years old today. Happy birthday Kimi!
Just noticed that since this thread poll started, Kimi won the 2018 United States Grand Prix. Somehow we never updated the thread. Thanks for resurrecting it PTRacer!

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Post by kals » 1 month ago

erwin greven wrote:
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For Alfa, Kimi is of an invaluable asset to the team. I think he will drive another year for Alfa.
Kimi has a 2 year contract so will definitely be in one of the Alfas in 2020.

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Post by DoubleFart » 1 month ago

I do wonder if Kimi will complete 2020. We saw with Lotus that he's not afraid to walk away, and if he's just lapping at the back of the midfield then is it enough?

If the car is an 8th-14th finisher every week then I'm sure he would love it as the midfield battles are better than the front, but if the car is a dud...
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Post by kals » 1 month ago

Kimi walked away from Lotus because he was fed up of working for free.

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