Who is kimi raikkonen dating

; born 17 October 1979), nicknamed "Iceman", is a Finnish racing driver currently driving in Formula One for Alfa Romeo Racing.

He won the 2007 Formula One World Championship in his first season at Scuderia Ferrari.

He was nevertheless granted his licence from the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) after a performance delivery promise by his team boss, Peter Sauber, Räikkönen had a solid debut year, achieving four points-scoring finishes and eight finishes in the top eight.

Completing the year with 9 points, Räikkönen, along with teammate Nick Heidfeld, helped Sauber to what was then its best result of fourth place in the Constructors' Championship.

During the race, the steering wheel broke, but he continued, informing his mechanic by frantically waving the steering wheel in the air on the home straight.

Räikkönen's next Monaco race was also memorable; he was thrown on the wrong side of the safety fence in a first lap collision but continued driving until running out of road.

Forbes magazine listed Räikkönen 36th in their 2008 'Celebrity 100' as the 26th highest paid celebrity and fifth highest paid sportsman. He had a long line of success in karting from the age of 10.

His first race outside Finland was in Monaco when he was 15 years old.

His mechanic thought Räikkönen had retired, but he eventually caught up with the other competitors and finished third.

In 2008 he equalled the record for the greatest number of fastest laps in a season for the second time.

Räikkönen left both Scuderia Ferrari and the sport after the 2009 season, his sole victory that year having come in that season's Belgian Grand Prix due to driving an uncompetitive Ferrari F60.

Räikkönen, long linked to Sauber's engine supplier Ferrari, sufficiently impressed Mc Laren to earn a race seat in Ron Dennis's team for 2002, taking the seat left vacant by double-world champion, mentor and fellow Finn Mika Häkkinen.

The decision to choose Räikkönen over his Sauber teammate, the Mercedes linked Nick Heidfeld, was heavily influenced by Häkkinen who repeatedly told Ron Dennis "If you wanna win, get the Finn." Räikkönen scored a third-place podium finish in his first race with Mc Laren, the 2002 Australian Grand Prix.

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