33 Classic Kimi quotes


1. Martin Brundle: “Kimi, you missed the presentation by Pele.”
Kimi : “Yeah.”
Martin: “Will you get over it?”
Kimi: “Yeah. I was having a shit.”

2. Interviewer: ”What makes TAG Heuer special?”
Kimi: “It’s OK.”

3.Interviewer: “What kind of a relationship do you have with Peter Sauber?”
Kimi: “He is my boss.”

4. “I read somewhere that I drive with the luck of a drunk.”

5. “Suddenly the steering wheel was in my hands. I tried to put it back on, but it was too late. I was just wondering where I was going to end up.”

6. “I’d rather be probably out of second and third place so I don’t have to go to the prize-giving.”

7. ”Ah, go and interview Mikko Leppilampi. He likes to talk.”

8. Interviewer: “Is it true that sometimes you’re bored in the car?”
Kimi: “Only when I am in front by a country mile, like in Melbourne last year. Then you are thinking about other things or you’re playing with the buttons on the steering wheel.”

9. ”I’m not interested in what people think about me. I’m not Michael Schumacher.”

10. ”The interesting thing will be to see what the weather will do tomorrow. I lost my mirror during the final qualifying session but didn’t notice it, and it had no effect. Now we will see what happens in the race.”

11. “You don’t drive races on paper.”

12. “Driving is the only thing I love about F1.”

13. Interviewer: “The helmet has a special meaning for many drivers. How important is it to you?”
Kimi: “It protects my head.”

14. “The Constructor’s Championship doesn’t really mean anything to me.”

15. “Coulthard can say what he wants. I’m not interested in what he’s saying.”

16. “Montoya’s comments doesn’t interest me.”

17. “I’m not interested in what Jackie says. He hasn’t got anything to do with me.”

18. “Others can sit in the simulators if they want. I´m here to drive.”

19. Interviewer: “The most exciting moment during the race weekend?”
Kimi: “I think so it’s the race start, always.”
Interviewer: “The most boring?”
Kimi: “Now.”

20. Interviewer: ”Do you have any special rituals when the helmet is concerned like many have?”
Kimi: “I wipe it so that I can see better.”

21. When asked about how his yellow flag affected the other drivers:
Kimi: “I don’t care what happened to the others.”

22. “It’s all the same if it rains or not.”

23. “Ferrari’s own parties are the nicest. There are all the crew and their children. I don’t know exactly what I will do there. Maybe I will be Santa. Other parties are official and boring.”

24. Interviewer: “Kimi, what’s the 5th grid place like?”
Kimi: “It’s the 5th grid place.”

25. Interviewer: “What is your feeling before the race?”
Kimi: “It’s alright.”

26. Hungarian GP 2007:
Kimi: “Boring race.”

27. “My life would be much more easier had I been a f1-driver in the 70’s with the guys. I was definitely born in the wrong era.”

28. “I don’t give a damn about what Trulli says.”

29. ”I’m not going to a language school to learn Italian, that’s not what I came to do at Ferrari.”

30. ”If there’s a red light when you leave the pitlane you have to stop. Then some wooden eye [ Lewis Hamilton] crashes into you and breaks the car.”

31. Talking about Michael Schumacher:
Kimi: “He doesn’t come and tell us drivers anything. And at least I don’t need his advice.”

32. Interviewer: “How does it feels to drive at 300 km/h?”
Kimi: “It feels normal.”

33. ”I have not looked at what everyone else is doing and what teams are running, so we are just doing our own thing.”


13 responses

  1. Leonardo

    …and here’s 34: “Spit!”


    October 18, 2012 at 1:58 pm

  2. I love all of them xD he’s amazing!


    October 18, 2012 at 5:18 pm

  3. enderesque

    Reblogged this on 人魚姫 and commented:
    oh~ the words of this boy… never fails to send people laughing.


    October 19, 2012 at 3:52 pm

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  6. Tel

    I guess he can afford to be arrogant


    October 29, 2013 at 9:21 pm

    • Nah… Arrogance is thinking big of yourself. Kimi just doesn’t give a shit and says it how it is. Big difference.

      Liked by 1 person

      October 29, 2013 at 9:32 pm

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  9. Mj

    Amazing….!! 😀 😀


    December 4, 2014 at 9:33 am

  10. In a day where too many drivers of all disciplines are little more than a bunch of crybabies, Kimi is the ultimate throwback. He loves to drive and he loves to party, and when he opens his mouth, he is the most honest driver on the grid because he just says it like he sees it. I’d love to see him come run another NASCAR race, and I hope he would choose to do it at Talladega. The infield parties there are the stuff of legend, and I think James Hunt 2.0 would love it there. No yachts per se, but the girls are just as pretty.

    Liked by 1 person

    May 24, 2015 at 6:41 pm

    • Haha, I think Kimi will be trying a bit of everything when he quits F1 for good 🙂


      May 24, 2015 at 7:11 pm

  11. Edd Jackson

    Ref: the “having a shit” comment, all the video clips and narratives always stop before Brundle’s clever reply…after composing his laughter (live TV remember) Martin said…”well at least you’ll have a nice light car on the grid!”


    March 18, 2016 at 1:49 pm

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