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Zehnder exclusive: Raikkonen had 'massive physical problems' before his F1 career

Interview To news overview © Kimi Raikkonen Instagram Kimi Raikkonen walked off into the sunset after twenty years of racing in Formula 1 at the recent Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, with the Finn calling time on an illustrious career that saw him race at McLaren, Ferrari, and Lotus, as well as two stints book-ending his career racing with the Sauber (now Alfa Romeo) team. Beat Zehnder, Sporting Director, has worked with Sauber for thirty years and reflected on the very early days of Raikkonen's F1 career as the precocious Finn caught the eye of team boss Peter Sauber - to the extent where Raikkonen was given a test in late 2000 at the demanding Mugello Circuit alongside regular race driver Pedro...
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