Wednesday 17th October 1979
Born on this day, Kimi Raikkonen, Finnish racing driver who won the 2007 Formula One World Drivers’ Championship. He competed in the World Rally Championship in 2010 and 2011. In 2012, he returned to Formula One, driving for Lotus and continued to drive for Lotus in 2013. On 11 September 2013, Ferrari announced their signing of Räikkönen on a two-year contract, beginning in the 2014 season. Kimi’s current contract with the team has been extended since and expires at the end of 2016.