Kimi Räikkönen’s quiet confidence on track and party-friendly reputation away from the paddock makes for an interesting combination. We caught up with the Finn to find out a little more…
Q: What’s in your garage at home?
A: I have all kinds of things with motors like bikes and cars… basically anything that is quick.
Q: Tell us something we don’t know about you?
A: I’ve got two dogs, Ajax and Pepe.
Q: Your favourite song for karaoke?
A: I’m not the best singer in the world, but I do like a couple of Finnish singers and bands.
Q: What’s the most unusual request you’ve had from a fan?
A: There have been so many weird requests that it would be better if we don’t print them.
Q: Funniest thing you’ve read about yourself in the press?
A: There have been many. Especially things where they say I was somewhere, doing something when in reality I was at the other side of the world.
Q: When you’re at home, what do you listen to when driving?
A: Mainly today’s hits and Finnish music.
Q: Best part of being a Formula One driver – apart from the driving?
A: The competition.
Q: Your most prized possession?
A: My wife and my Ferrari Enzo.
Q: What would you be if you weren’t a racing driver?
A: I would probably be a professional in hockey or some other sport.
Q: Person you most admire?
A: My parents.
Q: Last good deed you did?
A: Charity things in Finland.
Q: Who would you want to play you in a movie?
A: Somebody who stars in action films.
Q: Do you have any bad habits?
A: Biting my nails.