Kimi Raikkonen says he would "love to do different categories" alongside racing in F1 and hopes teams will be more lenient in future.

After winning the 2007 world championship with Ferrari, Raikkonen left F1 at the end of 2009 to try his hand at rallying before returning with Lotus in 2012. Now back at Ferrari, Raikkonen made his first appearance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed at the weekend, driving his title-winning car up the hill behind 1964 world champion John Surtees in the Ferrari 158.

Speaking after that run, Raikkonen reflected on the differences between F1 when Surtees won his title and the sport today, saying he wants to be able to compete in other series alongside his F1 commitments.

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"Obviously it would be very nice to do all different classes and all different cars at the same time," Raikkonen said at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. "But these days obviously the sponsors and the teams have a big say in it.

"In the past when [Surtees] used to race they had much more freedom. So I would love to do different categories at the same time as Formula One because obviously you're not racing all the time and we hardly have any testing. Unfortunately we're not allowed right now but hopefully it changes one day."