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The Unknown Kimi Raikkonen

Narrated by: Luke Thompson
Length: 5 hrs and 21 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (27 ratings)
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Summary

Kimi Räikkönen is the Finnish superstar Formula One driver with a reputation for being fast on the track and silent off it - until now!

In this superb and authorised portrait of Räikkönen, Kari Hotakainen gets to reveal the side of the man that few beyond his close family and friends have ever seen. Enigmatic and private, Ferrari’s former world champion driver rarely opens up to outsiders, but he granted Hotakainen exclusive access to his world and to his way of thinking. It ensures that this will be a book that will delight all fans of motorsport who have long revered the Finn.

The Unknown Kimi Räikkönen takes the listener into the heart of the action at grands prix around the world and behind the scenes as race strategies are planned and opens up the private side of his life that he normally guards so carefully.

With all the cult appeal of I Am Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the raw excitement of Formula One and the insight of the best biographies, this is an audiobook every sports fan will want to treasure.

©2018 Kari Hotakainen (P)2018 Simon & Schuster UK

Critic reviews

"I loved it. I thought it was fascinating - really, really interesting story that he's got to tell.... I've known him for years and I learned an awful lot." (Marc Priestley) 

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Disappointing and a tad confusing

As a Kimi fan I was looking forward to this, but was left disappointed. Didn’t learn anything new and hard to follow. Sometimes Kimi was speaking then on behalf of Kimi. Narrator 50/100.

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Little to it

Not that much about the man you don't already know from watching utube. I found it difficult to know when it was kimi or someone else recounting events compared with reading a book.

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