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Following his shock retirement announcement forward of the Dutch Grand Prix, Kimi Raikkonen missed the final two legs of the not too long ago concluded triple-header after testing optimistic for Coronavirus. Alfa Romeo reserve driver Robert Kubica changed the Finnish driver for each races.

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Though, now the Iceman is recovered from the virus and is again this weekend for the Russian Grand Prix. Nonetheless, in the course of the Free Observe 2 session, the 2007 world champion reported he was nonetheless feeling discomfort from getting one thing in his eye throughout FP1.

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Kimi Raikkonen knowledgeable on his radio: “I nonetheless have some s**t. I acquired one thing in my eye within the observe 1. Nonetheless one thing.”

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Kimi Raikkonen reveals he barely watched a race throughout COVID-19 enforced break

The 2007 world champion, Kimi Raikkonen, missed the Dutch GP and Italian GP due to a optimistic coronavirus check. However now the Finnish driver is all set to return to the grid this weekend. In the meantime, forward of the Russian GP, the Iceman revealed he barely watched the races when he needed to take an enforced break from F1.

As quoted by GPFans, when requested if he had tuned in whereas he was away from the grid, Kimi Raikkonen replied: “Not absolutely, no. I don’t keep in mind what occurred however, you understand, I watched the beginning and a few laps right here or there however not the total factor.”

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“I imply, clearly racing would have been good, for positive. [There were] some fascinating finish outcomes for the race, nevertheless it was what it was and I used to be at residence so it was okay.”

System One F1 – British Grand Prix – Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone, Britain – July 15, 2021. Alfa Romeo’s Kimi Raikkonen throughout a promotional photoshoot for the revealing of the brand new 2022 F1 automotive REUTERS/Andrew Couldridge.

“Clearly [Alfa Romeo] wished for a greater finish end result for each of them, however that’s the way it went and it isn’t straightforward [for Kubica] to return again after not driving for a very long time and go within the race. They did one of the best they might,” concluded the veteran driver.

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