Kimi Raikkonen, who retired from F1, believes that sports full of “fake and bullshit” no longer make sense to him and says he has no regrets about leaving F1.
2017 F1 World Champion Kimi Raikkonen, who started his F1 career in Sauber in 2001, put an end to his illustrious career at last year’s final F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix after spending three years at Alfa Romeo F1. I chose to hit.
Kimi Raikkonen is famous for his dislike of engaging in anything other than F1’s driving side, and says he is relieved to be away from F1 because it is “fake and bullshit.”
“There are a lot of things that don’t make sense here, at least in my head,” said Kimi Raikkonen.
“There are a lot of worthless things. We know it, but no one says it. There are many things I think shouldn’t be done.”
“There are a lot of fakes here. It’s good to go out. Mental, it’s very good to stay away from all worthless things for a while.”
Kimi Raikkonen enjoys retiring in a mansion in Switzerland with his wife Mintu and his children until he decides what he wants to do next.
“I know what I’m looking forward to when I retire. There are far more worthless things that people see from the outside.”
In the 20 years that Kimi Raikkonen has been in F1, F1 has changed significantly and the budget has increased significantly until the introduction of financial regulations last year.
Kimi Raikkonen, who won his F1 debut from Sauber with his driving skills in 2001, believes that the “capricious” and “hollowed out” F1 is rooted in the omnipotent power of money.
“The more money you put in, the more politics you have. In general, every country has a back-office job that you never know the big picture until you get inside.”
“Sure, money plays a big role and is in power. I think people want this and that power. I think there are many good politicians who can do well in real politics!”
Asked if F1 got lost and felt like it wasn’t purely racing, Kimi Raikkonen said, “It’s been like that for years. Perhaps people are more aware of it now. No, “he said.
Kimi Raikkonen says he has been observing the internal workings of F1 for many years and has always avoided being involved in F1 politics.
“I wasn’t involved,” said Kimi Raikkonen.
“I know a lot is happening, but I’m not involved. If I’m involved in that every day, I don’t think I’m very healthy.”
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