F1 » Raikkonen crashes out of the Arctic as Kubica halts rally forays

Kimi Raikkonen's competitive rallying debut for Citro├źn does not last long, as the 2007 F1 World Champion crashes out of the Arctic Lapland Rally on only stage two - but not before catching the eye first...

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facts? - Unregistered

January 30, 2010 8:28 PM

He crashed in the 2nd stage, mainly cosmetic damage and got stuck, lost 31min, but was able to continue normaly for the rest of the stages. Although being late and getting an additional time penalty.

On average Kimi lost 1s or just under 1s per km to Sordo.

Blah - Unregistered

January 31, 2010 1:37 PM

Kimi heard a pace note wrong so he approached a 3 right at 5 right speeds which caused the crash on stage 2.

Without the crash he would've finished 2nd in the rally I think. According to the co-driver Kimi's car didn't have a stiff enough suspension setup so they couldn't push on faster sections.

According to Gardemeister's co-driver Kimi could finish 7th or 8th at Rally Sweden.

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