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Raikkonen: "I have no interest in returning to Formula One"

Kimi Raikkonen, who took the F1 World Champion title in 2007, has insisted he is happy rallying, and has no interest in returning to Formula One. "I have no interest in returning to Formula One," the Finnish driver is reported to have said by Gulf News "I do not want to talk about Formula One. Rallying is where I want to be. And it is good to be back for another season." Raikkonen, switched to the World Rally Championship full time for the 2010 season, after Ferrari replaced him with Fernando Alonso. Since his departure from the Formula One grid reports and speculations have continued to circulate that the 2007 World Champion may return to the grid in 2011. Most recently Raikkonen name was reported to be in the list of possible candidates to replace the injured Robert Kubica at Lotus Renault GP, although the Finnish driver was quick to express no interest in the available seat. Raikkonen has already made a promising start to his 2011 WRC season finishing 8th at the season opener in Sweden earlier this month.

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