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Flag of Finland Kimi Räikkönen

nationality Finnish age 39 years old born October 17, 1979 hometown Espoo height 175 cm (5' 9")

Racing highlights

20183rdFIA Formula 1 World Championship
20123rdFIA Formula 1 World Championship
20083rdFIA Formula 1 World Championship
20071stFIA Formula 1 World Championship
20052ndFIA Formula 1 World Championship
20032ndFIA Formula 1 World Championship
20001stFormula Renault 2.0 UK
19991stFormula Renault 2.0 UK Winter Series

Racing career summary

Races entered324
Wins37
Podiums127
Pole positions26
Fastest laps55
Race win percentage11.4%
Podium percentage39.2%

Karting highlights

19992ndFinnish Championship Formula A
19981stNordic Championship ICA
19981stFinnish Championship Formula A
19981stFinnish Championship ICA
19971stFinnish Championship ICA
19953rdNordic Championship ICA

Rally career summary

Rallies22
Rally wins1
Rally podiums1
Class wins1
Class podiums2
Win percentage4.5%
Podium percentage4.5%

Driver relations

Brother of Rami Räikkönen. Son of Matti Räikkönen.

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Driver comparisons

The latest Head-to-Head comparisons generated for Kimi Räikkönen.

Kimi Räikkönen vs. Tom Kristensen | Kimi Räikkönen vs. Michael Schumacher | Kimi Räikkönen vs. Toni Vilander | Kimi Räikkönen vs. Gary Paffett

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

2019Racing0 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2018Racing21 races1 win12 podiums1 pole positions1 fastest race lap
2017Racing19 races0 wins7 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
2016Racing21 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2015Racing19 races0 wins3 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
2014Racing19 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2013Racing17 races1 win8 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
2012Racing20 races1 win7 podiums0 pole position2 fastest race laps
2011Racing2 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2011Rally9 rallies0 wins0 podiums
2010Rally11 rallies0 wins0 podiums
2009Racing17 races1 win5 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2009Rally1 rally0 wins0 podiums
2008Racing18 races2 wins9 podiums2 pole position10 fastest race laps
2007Racing17 races6 wins12 podiums3 pole position6 fastest race laps
2006Racing18 races0 wins6 podiums3 pole position3 fastest race laps
2005Racing19 races7 wins12 podiums5 pole position10 fastest race laps
2004Racing18 races1 win4 podiums1 pole positions2 fastest race laps
2003Racing17 races1 win10 podiums2 pole position3 fastest race laps
2002Racing17 races0 wins4 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
2001Racing16 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
2000Racing12 races9 wins12 podiums8 pole position8 fastest race laps
1999Racing11 races5 wins7 podiums0 pole position1 fastest race lap
1998Racing6 races2 wins5 podiums? pole position? fastest race laps
1997KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.
1995KartingDetailed karting statistics not covered by Driver Database.

Career details – the racing career of Kimi Räikkönen

2019 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
0Alfa Romeo Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2018 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd251Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2111211
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari SF71HFerrariPirelli
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2018.

2017 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th205Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
190712
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari SF70HFerrariPirelli
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2017.

2016 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th186Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
210401
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
Qualifying avg.Race finish avg.+/- avg.Fastest lap average
5.244.71 0.53101.2% of fastest lap time
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari SF16-HFerrariPirelli
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2015 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
4th150Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
190302
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari SF15-TFerrariPirelli
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2015.

2014 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
12th55Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
190001
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari F14 TFerrariPirelli
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2014.

2013 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th183Lotus F1 Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
171802
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus E21RenaultPirelli
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2013.

2012 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd207Lotus F1 Team
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
201702
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Lotus E20Renault RS27-2012Pirelli
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2011 Rally results

RalliesWinsPodiumsClass winsClass podiums
90000
PositionPointsChampionship name
10th34FIA World Rally Championship
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2011 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

PositionPointsTeam
91st0Kyle Busch Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota
Click to show race results for NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 2011.

2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series

PositionPointsTeam
127th0NEMCO Motorsports
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Toyota
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2010 Rally results

RalliesWinsPodiumsClass winsClass podiums
131112
PositionPointsChampionship name
10th25FIA World Rally Championship
0FFSA France Cup
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2009 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th48Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
171500
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari F60Ferrari 056Bridgestone
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2008 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
3rd75Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1829210
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari F2008Ferrari 056Bridgestone
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2008.

2007 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
1st110Scuderia Ferrari
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1761236
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ferrari F2007
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2007.

2006 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th65McLaren Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
180633
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren MP4/21 (Mercedes)
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2006.

2005 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd112West McLaren Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
19712510
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren MP4-20 (Mercedes)
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2004 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
7th45West McLaren Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
181412
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren MP4-19 (Mercedes)
McLaren MP4-19B (Mercedes)
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2003 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
2nd91West McLaren Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1711023
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren MP4-17D (Mercedes)
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2003.

2002 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
6th24West McLaren Mercedes
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
170401
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
McLaren MP4-17 (Mercedes)
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2002.

2001 FIA Formula 1 World Championship

PositionPointsTeam
10th9Red Bull Sauber Petronas
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
160000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Sauber C20 (Petronas)
Click to show race results for FIA Formula 1 World Championship 2001.

2000 Formula 1 - Test driver

PositionPointsTeam
0Red Bull Sauber Petronas
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
00000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

2000 Formula Renault 2.0 UK

PositionPointsTeam
1st316Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1071067
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000 (Renault)
Click to show race results for Formula Renault 2.0 UK 2000.

2000 Formula Renault 2.0 Eurocup

PositionPointsTeam
7th62Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
22221
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Tatuus FR2000 (Renault)

1999 European Formula Ford Championship

PositionPointsTeam
5th0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
?????
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1999 Formula Renault 2.0 UK Winter Series

PositionPointsTeam
1st0Manor Motorsport
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
444??
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.

1999 Finnish Championship Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
2nd0

1999 Formula Renault Great Britain

PositionPointsTeam
0Haywood Racing
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
4010?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Mygale FR99 (Renault F3R)

1999 World Championship Formula Super A

PositionPointsTeam
10th0

1999 Formula Ford Festival

PositionPointsTeam
0Continental Racing Van Diemen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen RF99

1999 Formula Ford Festival - Heats/Semi

PositionPointsTeam
0Continental Racing Van Diemen
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
212?1
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Van Diemen RF99

1998 Nordic Championship ICA

PositionPointsTeam
1st0

1998 Finnish Championship Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
1st0
KartEngineTyres
Gillard/Rotax

1998 World Championship Formula Super A

PositionPointsTeam
24th0

1998 Andrea Margutti Trophy - Formula A

PositionPointsTeam
4th0

1998 Finnish Championship ICA

PositionPointsTeam
1st54
KartEngineTyres
GillardRotax

1997 Finnish Championship ICA

PositionPointsTeam
1st0

1997 Nordic Championship ICA

PositionPointsTeam
4th0

1997 World Championship Formula Super A

PositionPointsTeam
30th0

1995 Nordic Championship ICA

PositionPointsTeam
3rd0


DriverDB Rating graph

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