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The Lesser Known… Kimi Raikkonen 12 Apr 2007

Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Ferrari.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 2, Malaysian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Sepang, Malaysia, Saturday, 7 April 2007 Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Ferrari.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 1, Australian Grand Prix, Preparations, Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, Thursday, 15 March 2007 Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Ferrari.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 1, Australian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, Friday, 16 March 2007 Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Ferrari.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 2, Malaysian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Sepang, Malaysia, Saturday, 7 April 2007

Kimi Raikkonen’s quiet confidence on track and party-friendly reputation away from the paddock makes for an interesting combination. We caught up with the Finn to find out a little more…

Q: What's in your garage at home?
A:
I have all kinds of things with motors like bikes and cars... basically anything that is quick.

Q: Tell us something we don't know about you?
A:
I've got two dogs, Ajax and Pepe.

Q: Your favourite song for karaoke?
A:
I'm not the best singer in the world, but I do like a couple of Finnish singers and bands.

Q: What's the most unusual request you've had from a fan?
A:
There have been so many weird requests that it would be better if we don't print them.

Q: Funniest thing you've read about yourself in the press?
A:
There have been many. Especially things where they say I was somewhere, doing something when in reality I was at the other side of the world.

Q: When you're at home, what do you listen to when driving?
A:
Mainly today's hits and Finnish music.

Q: Best part of being a Formula One driver - apart from the driving?
A:
The competition.

Q: Your most prized possession?
A:
My wife and my Ferrari Enzo.

Q: What would you be if you weren't a racing driver?
A:
I would probably be a professional in hockey or some other sport.

Q: Person you most admire?
A:
My parents.

Q: Last good deed you did?
A:
Charity things in Finland.

Q: Who would you want to play you in a movie?
A:
Somebody who stars in action films.

Q: Do you have any bad habits?
A:
Biting my nails.