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Ecclestone: No longer any Kimis in F1, and that's 'a problem'

Former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says the now retired Kimi Raikkonen was the last of his kind in the sport, a straightforward and truthful talker who wasn't "a robot". Raikkonen, a 21-time Grand Prix winner and one-time world champion, closed the curtain on his career at the pinnacle of motorsport last month in Abu Dhabi. But for years to come, the Iceman will remain in the hearts and minds of many F1 fans, including Ecclestone, who always loved the Finn's unconventional character and demeanor that stood out against F1's backdrop of political correctness. "Kimi, as a person, is a super guy," Ecclestone told Sport1.de. "As a driver, he is sort of... he is a race...
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