McLaren driver Lando Norris has admitted that he has by no means spoken to Kimi Raikkonen, apart from a short greeting, regardless of having spent three years racing collectively in F1.
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Lando Norris has revealed that he “by no means spoke” to Kimi Raikkonen throughout their three years collectively in F1, regardless of sharing the observe for 60 Grand Prix weekends.
Raikkonen’s two-decade-long profession in F1 got here to an finish final season when he retired from the game on the age of 42.
He spent his ultimate three seasons racing for Alfa Romeo, the place he scored 57 factors for one in all F1’s smaller groups, all whereas Norris was constructing a repute for himself at Raikkonen’s former outfit, McLaren.
However the two drivers, 20 years aside in age, by no means spoke to at least one one other throughout their three seasons collectively on the grid between 2019 and 2021, Norris has said.
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Norris remembers his one temporary interplay with Raikkonen
Answering questions from followers on YouTube channel Quadrant, Norris was requested whether or not he missed Raikkonen, following the Finnish driver’s F1 retirement.
He answered: “I do not assume I ever stated a phrase to him other than a, ‘You alright?’, like once you stroll previous somebody you understand however do not actually know.
“I miss watching Kimi; I miss his interviews and that aspect [of him]. However other than that, no.
“There are many different cool individuals on the planet and now we have an thrilling grid.”
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