Speculation-thread: Will Kimi be in WRC or F1 next season?

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Re: Speculation-thread: Will Kimi be in WRC or F1 next seaso

Post by Wolfie » 28 Oct 2010, 17:34

sammyosammy wrote:
Wolfie wrote:Here is what Steve Robertson said to MTV, I don't know if he is playing with words again or not :lol:

Steve Robertson confirmed to MTV3 that he is negotiating a rally-contract for his protegé for the next season too. The comeback to F1 is a closed option at least when it comes to next season.

- We aren't looking for possibilities in F1 anymore. Kimi seems to be more concentrated on rally at this moment, Robertson told.

Has Kimi turned his back on F1 for good?

- Never say never but at the moment the eye is not on F1, Robertson said.

- Nothing has been decided yet. We will tell when we have something to tell. At the moment nothing has been signed. We are negotiating with several different teams but I can't go more into it, Robertson said.


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- we aren´t looking for possibilities in F1 anymore, we know now where we are. Kimi seems to me more concentrated on rally at this moment, after all there´s still Rally GB to drive, Robertson told

Has Kimi turned his back on F1 for good?

- Never say never but at the moment the eye is not on F1 and was it like a minute ago when I told You that Kimi will attend Rally GB, Robertson Told and rushed to call Mr. Kulta..

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Smoke screen I say!


Sheer brilliance, Sammy :lol: :hug:
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Re: Speculation-thread: Will Kimi be in WRC or F1 next seaso

Post by luieluv » 28 Oct 2010, 17:40

generally the news on MTV3 which they proclaim quoting individuals is false. Its correct only when they either have a video interview to support the quotes or if they have lifted it from another source.

As long as its their source i dont believe one bit on this news.
So its gonna be a mix of Ravishing Black and White for Kimi Raikkonen this season

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Re: Speculation-thread: Will Kimi be in WRC or F1 next seaso

Post by stumm » 28 Oct 2010, 17:43

Wolfie wrote:
luieluv wrote:
stumm wrote:...meanwhile, rumour has it that Kimi's former racing engineer Mark Slade is going to Merc next year. :zz:

This is so very perfect to start imposing the word "M" back in frame :n


Really, stumm :blink:

This rumour is from the latest issue of 'digital' Autosport :)
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Re: Speculation-thread: Will Kimi be in WRC or F1 next seaso

Post by Julia » 28 Oct 2010, 17:44

Claudie_Schnaudie wrote:
Lunna wrote:
Claudie_Schnaudie wrote:Well I hope that when/if Kimi makes a deal it will be for more than just one year! :)

I'll be very surprised if there's contract for more then 1 year, even main drivers have 1 year contracts + there must be big changes in 2011 and 2012
So this thread can be really long :zz: :O


Hehe I said I HOPE pr better say pray! :pray: well first of all I should hope that he drivers rally next year :pray:


...or atleat make a little more long term plans with his sponsors... so we dont have to hyperventilate and speculate after every crash :lol:

no, seriously, nobody is on more than one year and there are coming new teams and many changes in the next years in WRC so the more realistic on is a one year rallydeal.

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Re: Speculation-thread: Will Kimi be in WRC or F1 next seaso

Post by Mar » 28 Oct 2010, 17:57

I would like Red Bull to continue sponsoring him, I like that helmet. :blush:

I would not mind if they changed the overall, though.

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Re: Speculation-thread: Will Kimi be in WRC or F1 next seaso

Post by Maria d » 28 Oct 2010, 18:03

i hope where ever he goes its more then a 1 year contract, i dont want to do this again next year.
i love your take on it sammy. :)
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Re: Speculation-thread: Will Kimi be in WRC or F1 next seaso

Post by sammyosammy » 28 Oct 2010, 18:10

Maria d wrote:i hope where ever he goes its more then a 1 year contract, i dont want to do this again next year.
i love your take on it sammy. :)


:thumbsup: Gotta be strong!!!! Ain´t over till it´s over!

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Re: Speculation-thread: Will Kimi be in WRC or F1 next seaso

Post by Lunna » 28 Oct 2010, 19:04

Mar wrote:I would like Red Bull to continue sponsoring him, I like that helmet. :blush:

I would not mind if they changed the overall, though.

And I'd like more Kimi's decorations on his helmet (and less bulls)))
Overall is ok for me, dark blue suits Kimi perfectly :)
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Re: Speculation-thread: Will Kimi be in WRC or F1 next seaso

Post by mr j » 28 Oct 2010, 19:19

What puzzles me with this latest news is that it comes so close to the news by Quesnel that Kimi is likely to stay in the WRC. Last time Quesnel opened his mouth he said that F1 wants Kimi back and shortly after we hear that Kimi has contacted Renault for a seat, which we know by now wasn't an actual goal for Kimi.

These latest news arriving so close to another makes me think that there is a will to keep something out of the public until an official statement is made.

I'm not saying that the statements aren't true but on the other hand who would be surprised if yet another turn of events would occur, I for one wouldn't be.

And why is it that if Kimi wants to stay in the WRC and as it seems he's more than able to do so the announcement is delayed until the respective series have come to an end. Surely there must be some reason for this.

A lot of people will say that the reason for this is that RB didn't want to continue with Kimi in the WRC but now they have changed there mind. Isn't it to fitting or was it all along just something that was fed to the media to keep focus away from what was really going on. I don't have the slighest clue of what is actually happening with Kimis future but something tells me that we haven't heard the last of it yet.

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Re: Speculation-thread: Will Kimi be in WRC or F1 next seaso

Post by Julia » 28 Oct 2010, 19:23

Lunna wrote:
Mar wrote:I would like Red Bull to continue sponsoring him, I like that helmet. :blush:

I would not mind if they changed the overall, though.

And I'd like more Kimi's decorations on his helmet (and less bulls)))
Overall is ok for me, dark blue suits Kimi perfectly :)


ok, when we are speculating overalls, I have neither any problems with the color of the overall (blue is nice) but they could maybe try to find a overall which is not 2 sizes to big... :lol:

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Re: Speculation-thread: Will Kimi be in WRC or F1 next seaso

Post by Lunna » 28 Oct 2010, 20:12

Julia wrote:but they could maybe try to find a overall which is not 2 sizes to big... :lol:

yeah :lol: but in 2009 Kimi also had too big red overall :O
sometimes I don't undestand his style :lol:
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Re: Speculation-thread: Will Kimi be in WRC or F1 next seaso

Post by sleenster » 28 Oct 2010, 20:16

Overalls are fine, helmet is fine, just get rid of the ******* hap Image

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Re: Speculation-thread: Will Kimi be in WRC or F1 next seaso

Post by iceman1 » 28 Oct 2010, 20:19

sleenster wrote:Overalls are fine, helmet is fine, just get rid of the ******* hap Image

Maybe we should ask the Expert :p

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Re: Speculation-thread: Will Kimi be in WRC or F1 next seaso

Post by sleenster » 28 Oct 2010, 20:23

iceman1 wrote:
sleenster wrote:Overalls are fine, helmet is fine, just get rid of the ******* hap Image

Maybe we should ask the Expert :p

Yes...waiting for the arrival of his Highness.... :O

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Re: Speculation-thread: Will Kimi be in WRC or F1 next seaso

Post by Mar » 28 Oct 2010, 20:25

sleenster wrote:
iceman1 wrote:
sleenster wrote:Overalls are fine, helmet is fine, just get rid of the ******* hap Image

Maybe we should ask the Expert :p

Yes...waiting for the arrival of his Highness.... :O


Who’s the Expert? :huh:

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