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    Motorsports: Lotus opens the 2013 Formula One season with the launch of the E21 [w/video]
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    Lotus has broken the seal on the 2013 Formula One season, launching the E21 car at its factory in Enstone. With the regulations this year quite similar to those of last year, there are no dramatic changes in form compared to the E20. After some teams lobbied to be able to cover the stepped nose ...

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    Motorsports: 2012 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: The desert explodes, an old champion returns [spoilers, w/video]
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    Valencia, a tight marina circuit, and Abu Dhabi, a flowing marina circuit, are annually among the top spots for the most boring Formula 1 races of the year. This year, however, during a season in which nothing has gone as usual – seven different winners in the first seven races, eight ...

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    Report: Lotus-Renault won't let Kimi Raikkonen contest Rally Finland
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    The Formula One team formerly known as Renault and currently racing under the Lotus banner is still feeling the absence of its star driver Robert Kubica. The Polish driver, as you may recall, was severely injured when he crashed his Skoda Fabia S2000 in a rally in Italy two years ago. And now the ...

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    Video: MegaUpload's Kim Dotcom rents out Nürburgring with Raikkonen and Benz CLK AMG DTM trio
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    As the man behind illicit video site MegaUpload, Kim Dotcom finds himself in a world of trouble. But before he was arrested by the New Zealand authorities and had his property seized, the controversial internet bajillionaire took a little trip to the Nürburgring. Only he wasn't about to take ...

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    Spy Shots: Kimi Raikkonen to unveil special edition Lotus Evora in Geneva
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    What good is it having an F1 team to your name if you can't leverage it into a special edition sportscar and have the world champion you just signed unveil it in front of the gathered masses? That's what Lotus seems to be thinking as the British automaker is reportedly preparing to unveil a ...

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    Official: Kimi Raikkonen marks official return to F1 with Lotus test run [w/video]
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    Few drivers have caused the kind of speculation that Kimi Raikkonen has in the past few years alone. Will he take a Ferrari payoff and make way for Fernando Alonso? Will he find another ride in Formula One? Will he make it in the World Rally Championship? Will he make a real go of it in NASCAR? ...

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    Official: Kimi Raikkonen returns to F1 with Lotus Renault GP
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    We expected Kimi Raikkonen to return to Formula 1, but we didn't expect it to be with Lotus. The 2007 world champion, as you may recall, left Ferrari and all of F1 at the end of 2009, competing in the meantime in the World Rally Championship and in NASCAR. Rumors of his potential return to F1 ...

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    Report: Coughlan promoted to technical chief as Raikkonen rumors circle at Williams
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    As fast as tarmac and competing drivers can vanish behind you in Formula One racing, so can the unfortunate events of the past. In some cases, anyway. Flavio Briatore may still be banned from the sport due to his involvement in the Crashgate debacle, but Mike Coughlan is making short business of ...

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    Rumormill: Raikkonen negotiating F1 return with Williams
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    Over the course of his nine seasons on the Formula One grid, Kimi Raikkonen only drove for a handful of teams, making his debut with Sauber before switching to McLaren in only his second season, then to Ferrari after five seasons for another three more that included his solitary World ...

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    Report: Kimi Raikkonen to test Peugeot 908 for possible Le Mans drive
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    You name it, Kimi Raikkonen has raced it. When the 2007 World Champion tired of Formula One, he switched to the World Rally Championship. When that got boring, he tried his hand at NASCAR. And now he could be gearing up for an assault on Le Mans. The opportunity is reportedly coming from no less ...

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    Rumormill: Raikkonen to replace Webber at Red Bull?
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    If you were watching the British Grand Prix this past weekend, you may have noticed a little friction in the Red Bull Racing team. And we're not talking about Sebastian Vettel and his team's jammed wheel gun that cost him the race. In the closing laps of the race, Mark Webber had closed in right ...

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    Raikkonen moves up the NASCAR ladder with respectable Nationwide Series debut
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    Between the Indy 500 and the Monaco Grand Prix – both packed with nail-biting action right to the finish line – there was no lack of excitement for racing fans this Memorial Day weekend. But open wheels weren't the only ones turning yesterday as NASCAR headed back to its heartland at ...

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    Raikkonen makes a solid debut in NASCAR
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    Former F1 champion Kimi Raikkonen made his NASCAR debut yesterday, driving the No. 15 Perky Jerky Toyota Tundra in the Camping World Truck Series NC Education Lottery 200. Starting from the 31st position, Raikkonen finished 15th, crossing the line on the same lap as the race leaders. At one ...

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    Official: Kimi Raikkonen gears up for NASCAR truck debut with a little help from Perky Jerky
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    Arguably more than any other driver, Kimi Raikkonen has a penchant for breaking with convention and forging his own path. The Finnish driver started out in F1 amid protests over his relative lack of experience – having contested fewer than a dozen professional lower-level races in his ...

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    Kimi Raikkonen to run limited 2011 schedule for Kyle Busch Motorsports
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    The rumors are true. Former Formula 1 champion Kimi Raikkonen will run a limited schedule in the Camping World Truck Series for Kyle Busch Motorsports in 2011. Raikkonen's debut is scheduled for May 20 in the N.C Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway as owner Kyle Busch's ...

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    Rumormill: Kimi Raikkonen heading to NASCAR
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    What does a U.S. president do after he's finished his term in office? Whatever the heck he wants. That's because he's already reached the top of his game and has nothing left to prove but to use his considerable influence and experience towards whatever end he chooses. The same might be said of ...

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    Report: Kimi Raikkonen launching own WRC team for 2011
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    Kimi Raikkonen seems to have a bit of an unconventional relationship with the notion of contracts. The Finnish driver kept McLaren on the leash while negotiating his departure to Ferrari, then left Ferrari after he was offered a big cash payment to vacate his Formula One seat. After one season in ...

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    Report: Ken and Kimi to team up in WRC?
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    After negotiations seemed to have broken down for an F1 return with Renault for 2011, Kimi Raikkonen appears to be settled on remaining in the World Rally Championship for at least another season. Just who the Finnish pilot will be driving for next year, however, remains a big question ...

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    Renault-Raikkonen negotiations grind to a halt as team shifts management
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    After weeks of back-and-forth negotiations and media speculation, former F1 world champion Kimi Raikkonen has ruled out the prospect of returning to the sport with the Renault team. The Finnish driver who left F1 for the World Rally Championship last year has left a big question mark over if he ...

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    Straight to the Finnish line: Kimi Raikkonen wins his first rally
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    Okay, so it wasn't a championship-level international stage, but just the same, Kimi Raikkonen has won his first rally. The event in question, called Rallye Vosgien, forms part of the French national series, and was contested by Kimi's Citroën Junior Team as practice ahead of the WRC Rally ...

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