August 2009
Australian Auto Action;8/5/2009, Issue 1352, p10
The article reports on Ferrari racer Kimi Raikkonen who has said he is considering switching to the World Rally Championship (WRC) as early as 2011. Raikkonen was hugely impressive on his WRC debut on Rally Finland, the fastest event on the calendar. Driving his own Fiat Punto S2000, he set impressive times before rolling out of the event on the second day's final stage. The last active F1 racer to try a WRC event was Jordan's Martin Brundle on the 1996 RAC Rally.


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