Kimi Raikkonen says leaving behind the "politics" and "bullshit" associated with driving for Ferrari has allowed him to enjoy driving with Alfa Romeo. Raikkonen's second spell with the Scuderia ended last year to make way for Charles Leclerc's graduation to the team.
The Finn remains Ferrari's last drivers' champion, having tasted title glory in 2007, with Sebastian Vettel falling short the past two seasons against Lewis Hamilton after years of rebuilding at Maranello.
Raikkonen has returned to where it all began, having signed a two-year deal with Sauber, which has become Alfa Romeo amid tightened ties to Ferrari, which have seen the Swiss-based squad impress in pre-season with predictions of leading the midfield now following them.
As well as an improving car, Raikkonen also relishes the lower scrutiny placed upon him now at Hinwil.
"Finally no more politics," Raikkonen is quoted by Blick.
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