Raikkonen has successful back surgery

By on Friday, November 15, 2013

Motor Racing - Formula One World Championship - Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - Race Day - Abu Dhabi, UAEKimi Raikkonen is recovering after undergoing successful back surgery in Strasbourg.

Raikkonen suffered from back pain following the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and opted to miss the final two races of the season.

'As planned, Kimi Räikkönen underwent back surgery yesterday at The University Hospital of Strasbourg' read a Lotus statement.

'Lotus F1 Team is happy to report that the operation was totally successful, according to Professor Afshin Gangi.'

'Kimi will now rest for a few days and he will start his recovery process as early as next week. Everyone at the track and at Enstone wishes him a quick recovery.'

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