Kimi Raikkonen Forgets Racing Point’s Name in Monaco Practice

Published 05/23/2019, 2:59 PM EDT


Alfa Romeo driver Kimi Raikkonen treated fans to yet more radio gold during the practice session of the Monaco Grand Prix 2019. As it turned out, the veteran Finn was blocked by one of the Racing Point cars. Then he radioed his team and said, “Yeah I have that Force India or whatever the f*** its called.”

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Evidently, he has either forgotten, or in typical Kimi fashion, he simply doe not care about what it is called. Now, the big question is, will there be a penalty imposed, for impeding?

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In the end, Kimi Raikkonen ended the race in 9th, ahead his teammate Antonio Giovinazzi in 12th. Traffic was not just a problem faced by Raikkonen, even Lewis Hamilton got baulked by the Toro Rosso of Daniil Kvyat. But it proved to be just a minor nuisance as the 5-time World Champion rocketed to the top of the timesheets.

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