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F1 champ admitted he 'HATED' sport in drunken claim

F1 champ admitted he 'HATED' sport in drunken claim

F1 champ admitted he 'HATED' sport in drunken claim

F1 champ admitted he 'HATED' sport in drunken claim

F1 champion Kimi Raikkonen allegedly made a hilarious drunken claim according to Peter Windsor

The Finn raced in F1 from 2001-2021, driving for notable teams such as McLaren, Lotus and Ferrari.

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Raikkonen was the last driver to win a championship with the Scuderia, claiming his one and only world title in 2007.

He has a total of 21 career wins and 103 podiums, but was struggling for points with Alfa Romeo when he decided to retire in 2021.

Kimi Raikkonen with former teammate Sebastian Vettel
Kimi Raikkonen raced in car number 7

Raikkonen's ‘I hate Formula 1’ claim

Alongside racing, Raikkonen is a popular character in F1, known for his hilarious antics inside and outside of the paddock, including him stealing the show on stage at the 2018 FIA Prize-Giving ceremony.

Recently, former Ferrari and Williams team manager, Peter Windsor, has revealed a bizarre encounter with the champion.

According to Windsor, the Finn told him ‘I hate Formula 1’ at a party after the Brazilian Grand Prix one year.

“I remember going to a nightclub – it was DC’s [David Coulthard] party actually – after a Brazilian Grand Prix one year, and it was a late party,” Windsor said on a Youtube livestream.

“There was a balcony overlooking the dancefloor and I went up to the balcony to look down on it, see who was there and what was going on, and Kimi was up there.

“He had his elbows rested on this balcony, staring into space. I stood next to him and we both stared in silence at this scene, and then suddenly Kimi turned to me and said, ‘I hate Formula 1’, and then just walked away.”

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