Statistics and Records

Last updated: 24/06/2019

Formula 1 Driver: 2001 – 2009, 2012 – present (17th F1 season)

World Championships: 1 (2007)
World Drivers Championship Bests: 2nd in 2003, 2005 | 3rd in 2008, 2012, 2018

Grand Prix Points: 1835
Grands Prix: 302
Grand Prix Starts: 299
Grand Prix Wins: 21
Number of Podiums: 83 (excluding wins)
Fastest laps: 46
Pole Positions: 18
Number of finishes: 239
Number of Finishes in Points: 209
First Race Win: Malaysian GP 2003
Last Race Win: United States 2018
Grand Prix Debut: 2001 Australian GP
First Pole Position: European GP 2003
First Podium: Australian GP 2002

Personal Physio Trainer: Mark Arnall from 2002 to present (McLaren & Ferrari & World Rally Championship & Lotus)

Race Engineers: Mark Slade (McLaren), Chris Dyer ( 2007-2008 Ferrari),  Andrea Stella (2009 Ferrari), Simon Rennie & Mark Slade (Lotus), Antonio Spagnolo (2014 Ferrari), Dave Greenwood (2015 – 2017 Ferrari), Carlo Santi (2018 Ferrari), Julien Simon-Chautemps (2019 Alfa Romeo)


F1 Teams:

2001 debut – Sauber Petronas | Teammate: Nick Heidfeld | WDC: 10th (9 pts)
2002 – 2006 – West McLaren Mercedes | Teammates: David Coulthard, Juan Pablo Montoya (Pedro de la Rosa from mid-2006) | WDC: 6th, 2nd, 7th, 2nd, 5th
2007 – Scuderia Ferrari; first driver since Nigel Mansell in 1989 to win team debut | Teammate: Felipe Massa | WDC: 1st, World Champion (110 pts)
2008 – Scuderia Ferrari | Teammate: Felipe Massa | WDC: 3rd (75pts)
2009 – Scuderia Ferrari | Teammates: Felipe Massa (till Hungary GP), Luca Badoer (Valencia and Belgium GPs), Giancarlo Fisichella (remaining GPs) | WDC: 6th (48 pts)
2010 – Raikkonen takes a sabbatical from F1 in 2010. He participates in 12 out of 13 rallies in the 2010 World Rally Championship with Citroen.
2011 – Raikkonen competed in the WRC Championship with his founded team ICE1 Racing, with Kaj Lindstrom as co-driver.
2012 – Lotus Renault GP Team: Raikkonen makes a return to Formula 1 after two years, signing a two-year deal. Wins his first race after F1 comeback at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix | Teammates: Romain Grosjean, Jérôme d’Ambrosio (Italy GP) | WDC: 3rd (207 pts)
2013 – Lotus F1 Team | Teammate: Romain Grosjean | WDC: 5th (183 pts)
2014 – Scuderia Ferrari | Teammate: Fernando Alonso | WDC: 12th (55pts)
2015 – Scuderia Ferrari | Teammate: Sebastian Vettel | WDC: 4th (150 pts)
2016 – Scuderia Ferrari | Teammate: Sebastian Vettel | WDC: 6th (186 pts)
2017 – Scuderia Ferrari | Teammate: Sebastian Vettel | WDC: 4th (205 pts)
2018 – Scuderia Ferrari | Teammate: Sebastian Vettel | WDC: 3rd (236 pts)

2019 – Alfa Romeo Racing | Teammate: Antonio Giovinazzi | WDC:


Grand Prix Wins: 21
2003 Malaysia (McLaren)
2004 Belgium (McLaren)
2005 Spain (McLaren)
2005 Monaco (McLaren)
2005 Canada (McLaren)
2005 Hungary (McLaren)
2005 Turkey (McLaren)
2005 Belgium (McLaren)
2005 Japan (McLaren)
2007 Australia (Ferrari)
2007 France (Ferrari)
2007 Britain (Ferrari)
2007 Belgium (Ferrari)
2007 China (Ferrari)
2007 Brazil (Ferrari)
2008 Malaysia (Ferrari)
2008 Spain (Ferrari)
2009 Belgium (Ferrari)
2012 Abu Dhabi (Lotus)
2013 Australia (Lotus)
2018 United States (Ferrari)

Pole Positions: 18
2003 Europe, Nurburgring (McLaren)
2003 USA (McLaren)
2004 Great Britain (McLaren)
2005 San Marino (McLaren)
2005 Spain (McLaren)
2005 Monaco (McLaren)
2005 Germany (McLaren)
2005 Turkey (McLaren)
2006 Germany (McLaren)
2006 Hungary (McLaren)
2006 Italy (McLaren)
2007 Australia (Ferrari)
2007 Europe, Nurburgring (Ferrari)
2007 Belgium (Ferrari)
2008 Spain (Ferrari)
2008 France (Ferrari)
2017 Monaco (Ferrari)
2018 Italy (Ferrari)

Fastest Laps: 46
2002 Australia (McLaren)
2003 Australia (McLaren)
2003 Monaco (McLaren)
2003 Europe (McLaren)
2004 Germany (McLaren)
2004 Belgium (McLaren)
2005 Malaysia (McLaren)
2005 Canada (McLaren)
2005 France (McLaren)
2005 Great Britain (McLaren)
2005 Germany (McLaren)
2005 Hungary (McLaren)
2005 Italy (McLaren)
2005 Brazil (McLaren)
2005 Japan (McLaren)
2005 China (McLaren)
2006 Australia (McLaren)
2006 Brazil (McLaren)
2006 Italy (McLaren)
2007 Australia (Ferrari)
2007 Indianapolis (Ferrari)
2007 Britain (Ferrari)
2007 Hungary (Ferrari)
2007 Turkey (Ferrari)
2007 Brazil (Ferrari)
2008 Spain (Ferrari)
2008 Turkey (Ferrari)
2008 Monaco (Ferrari)
2008 Canada (Ferrari)
2008 France (Ferrari)
2008 Britain (Ferrari)
2008 Hungary (Ferrari)
2008 Belgium (Ferrari)
2008 Italy (Ferrari)
2008 Singapore (Ferrari)
2012 Malaysia (Lotus)
2012 Britain (Lotus)
2013 Australia (Lotus)
2013 India (Lotus)
2014 Monaco (Ferrari)
2015 Bahrain (Ferrari)
2015 Canada (Ferrari)
2016 Hungary (Ferrari)
2017 Australia (Ferrari)
2017 Russia (Ferrari)
2018 Austria (Ferrari)

Sets of pole position & win: 5
2005 Spain (McLaren)
2005 Monaco (McLaren)
2005 Turkey (McLaren)
2007 Australia (Ferrari)
2007 Belgium (Ferrari)
2008 Spain (Ferrari)

Sets of hattricks/triples (PP, Win, Fastest lap): 2
2007 Australia (Ferrari)
2008 Spain (Ferrari)


F1 History

2019 Season (Alfa Romeo)
Number of Grands Prix – 21
Number of Starts – 8
Number of Finishes – 8
Number of Finishes on Podium –
Number of Finishes in Points – 5
Number of Retirements –
Number of Wins –
Number of Pole Positions –
Number of Fastest Laps –

2018 Season (Ferrari)
Number of Grands Prix – 21
Number of Starts – 21
Number of Finishes – 17
Number of Finishes on Podium – 12
Number of Finishes in Points – 17
Number of Retirements – 4
Number of Wins – 1
Number of Pole Positions – 1
Number of Fastest Laps – 1

2017 Season (Ferrari)
Number of Grands Prix – 20
Number of Starts – 19
Number of Finishes – 16
Number of Finishes on Podium – 7
Number of Finishes in Points – 16
Number of Retirements – 4
Number of Wins – 0
Number of Pole Positions – 1
Number of Fastest Laps – 2

2016 Season (Ferrari)
Number of Grands Prix – 21
Number of Starts – 21
Number of Finishes – 17
Number of Finishes on Podium – 4
Number of Finishes in Points – 17
Number of Retirements – 4
Number of Wins – 0
Number of Pole Positions – 0
Number of Fastest Laps – 1

2015 Season (Ferrari)
Number of Grands Prix – 19
Number of Starts – 19
Number of Finishes – 14
Number of Finishes on Podium – 3
Number of Finishes in Points – 14
Number of Retirements – 5
Number of Wins – 0
Number of Pole Positions – 0
Number of Fastest Laps – 2

2014 Season (Ferrari)
Number of Grands Prix – 19
Number of Starts – 19
Number of Finishes – 18
Number of Finishes on Podium – 0
Number of Finishes in Points – 13
Number of Retirements – 1
Number of Wins – 0
Number of Pole Positions – 0
Number of Fastest Laps – 1

2013 Season (Lotus)
Number of Grands Prix – 19
Number of Starts – 17
Number of Finishes – 15
Number of Finishes on Podium – 8
Number of Finishes in Points – 14
Number of Retirements – 2
Number of Wins – 1
Number of Pole Positions – 0
Number of Fastest Laps – 2

2012 Season (Lotus)
Number of Grands Prix – 20
Number of Starts – 20
Number of Finishes – 20
Number of Finishes on Podium – 7
Number of Finishes in Points – 19
Number of Retirements – 0
Number of Wins – 1
Number of Pole Positions – 0
Number of Fastest Laps – 2


2009 Season
(Ferrari)
Number of Grands Prix – 17
Number of Starts – 17
Number of Finishes – 15
Number of Finishes on Podium – 4
Number of Finishes in Points – 9
Number of Retirements – 2
Number of Wins – 1
Number of Pole Positions – 0
Number of Fastest Laps – 0

2008 Season (Ferrari)
Number of Grands Prix – 18
Number of Starts – 18
Number of Finishes – 16
Number of Finishes on Podium – 9
Number of Finishes in Points – 12
Number of Retirements – 2
Number of Wins – 2
Number of Pole Positions – 2
Number of Fastest Laps – 10 [most fastest laps in a season – all time record currently equalized with Michael Schumacher]

2007 Season
( Ferrari – F1 WDC Champion)
Number of Grands Prix – 17
Number of Starts – 17
Number of Finishes – 15
Number of Finishes on Podium – 12
Number of Finishes in Points – 15
Number of Retirements – 2
Number of Wins – 6
Number of Pole Positions – 3
Number of Fastest Laps – 6

2006 Season (McLaren)
Number of Grand Prix – 18
Number of starts – 18
Number of finishes – 12
Number of finishes on podium – 6
Number of finishes in points – 12
Number of retirements – 6
Number of pole positions – 3
Number of fastest laps – 3

2005 Season (McLaren)
Number of Grand Prix – 19
Number of starts – 19
Number of finishes – 17
Number of finishes on podium – 12
Number of finishes in points – 14
Number of retirements – 2
Number of wins – 7
Number of pole positions – 6
Number of fastest laps – 10
Number of doubles (pole position & win) – 3

2004 Season (McLaren)
Number of Grand Prix – 18
Number of starts – 18
Number of finishes – 10
Number of finishes on podium – 4
Number of finishes in points – 9
Number of retirements – 8
Number of wins – 1
Number of pole positions – 1
Number of fastest laps – 2

2003 Season (McLaren)
Number of Grand Prix – 16
Number of starts – 16
Number of finishes – 13
Number of finishes on podium – 10
Number of finishes in points – 13
Number of retirements – 3
Number of wins – 1
Number of pole positions – 2
Number of fastest laps – 3

2002 Season (McLaren)
Number of Grand Prix – 17
Number of starts – 17
Number of finishes – 6
Number of finishes on podium – 4
Number of finishes in points – 6
Number of retirements – 11
Number of fastest laps – 1

2001 Season (Sauber)
Number of Grand Prix – 17
Number of starts – 17
Number of finishes – 10
Number of finishes in points – 4
Number of retirements – 7


Formula One records and achievements

  • In the 2005 and 2008 seasons, he equalled Michael Schumacher’s record of 10 fastest race laps in a season, set in 2004.
  • He holds the second highest record for total fastest laps at 46.
  • In 2008, Räikkönen scored six consecutive fastest race laps (in Spain, Turkey, Monaco, Canada, France and Britain), equalling Alberto Ascari’s record for the most consecutive fastest laps in a single season and placing him one behind Ascari’s overall record of seven consecutive fastest laps (which were split across two seasons: six in 1952 and one in 1953).
  • He was the first driver to win on his Ferrari debut since Nigel Mansell at the 1989 Brazilian Grand Prix and the first to win, set the fastest lap and pole position on his Ferrari debut since Juan Manuel Fangio at the 1956 Argentine Grand Prix. His replacement Fernando Alonso also won on his Ferrari debut at the 2010 Bahrain Grand Prix, setting the fastest lap on the way; however Alonso only qualified third.
  • The 2007 Chinese Grand Prix saw Räikkönen give Scuderia Ferrari as a manufacturer their 200th Formula One GP win, as well as their 600th/601st podium (along with team-mate Felipe Massa who finished in third).
  • At the 2008 French Grand Prix Räikkönen gave Ferrari their 200th pole position.
  • The 2016 Russian Grand Prix saw Räikkönen give Scuderia Ferrari their 700th podium as a manufacturer (it was only their 695th podium as a team).
  • Räikkönen is the second driver to win the World Championship after being third in the drivers standings before the final race. Giuseppe Farina, the first F1 World Champion, was the first to do this in 1950, beating Juan Manuel Fangio by three points and Luigi Fagioli by six points. Sebastian Vettel repeated this feat in 2010, when he won the championship at the 2010 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
  • Räikkönen is the third Ferrari driver after Juan Manuel Fangio and Jody Scheckter to win the world title in their first year with the team.
  • Räikkönen is the third Finnish driver to win the World Championship, after Keke Rosberg and Mika Häkkinen. He is also the most successful Finnish Formula One driver in terms of points, podium finishes, fastest laps, and race wins.
  • Räikkönen holds the record for the most wins in a debut year with Ferrari with 6, beating Alain Prost’s previous record of 5 from 1990.
  • Räikkönen achieved Lotus F1’s first race win at the 2012 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
  • Räikkönen holds the record for most second and third placed podium finishes combined (80).
  • Räikkönen holds the record for the most podiums at the same Grand Prix (9), which he has achieved at the Hungarian Grand Prix (2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2017, 2018).
  • Räikkönen holds the record for the most race starts between successive pole positions, with 129 starts between his pole positions at the 2008 French Grand Prix and 2017 Monaco Grand Prix.
  • Räikkönen holds the record for the fastest ever lap recorded in F1 history at the 2018 Italian Grand Prix qualifying session with a time of 1m 19.119s, averaging 263.588 kilometres (163.786 miles) per hour.
  • Räikkönen holds the record for the most races between Grand Prix wins, winning the 2018 United States Grand Prix 113 races after his 2013 Australian Grand Prix victory.
  • Räikkönen holds the record for the biggest gap between first and last career wins, winning the 2018 United States Grand Prix 5,691 days after his 2003 Malaysian Grand Prix victory.
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