Kimi Raikkonen delivers cheeky jibe at Lewis Hamilton with throwback Instagram submit
Kimi Raikkonen mocks Lewis Hamilton with ‘evolution of an F1 driver’ meme as he suggests six-time world champion is killing F1’s rock’n’roll spirit… however he is nonetheless following within the footsteps of his idol James Hunt with a worse-for-wear throwback
- Kimi Raikkonen seems to be eager for F1’s extra daring days to return once more
- The 40-year-old has delivered a sly riposte to present champion Lewis Hamilton
- Photographs had surfaced exhibiting Hamilton dressed head to toe in an identical outfit
- Raikkonen contrasted these with a shot of himself wanting very worse for put on
Method 1 star Kimi Raikkonen has made no secret of his eager for the game’s extra daring days off the monitor to return – and has cheekily hit out at world champion Lewis Hamilton through a hilarious meme.
The side-by-side montage exhibits a shirtless James Hunt, who gained the 1976 championship, smoking and consuming.
An image of Hamilton, dressed head to toe in a really questionable matching outfit, has been added in subsequent to him to underline the drastic change between drivers previous and current.
Kimi Raikkonen has delivered a sly riposte as world champion Lewis Hamilton on Instagram
Hamilton’s questionable outfit has been in comparison with the lavish way of life of the late James Hunt
Raikkonen has in contrast his personal rock and roll methods to Hamilton by posting a photograph of himself wanting worse for put on and accompanying it with the caption, ‘Not all hope is misplaced but!’
The six-time champion Hamilton has been snapped aboard a scooter in patterned garments, full with bucket hat. He was additionally caught carrying pink socks and white trainers whereas posing.
The photograph of Hamilton and Hunt has offered his rival Raikkonen with some good materials for a sly dig, and the 40-year-old duly delivered by titling the meme ‘Evolution of a Method 1 driver’.
Raikkonen (L) is eager for F1’s rock and roll days to return after posting his personal throwback
James Hunt, the 1976 world champion, has proved an amazing supply of inspiration for Raikkonen
Raikkonen (above) had entered a snowmobile race in 2007 beneath the identify of his hero Hunt
Raikkonen’s admiration for Hunt has been made clear through the years. The picture of himself showing barely intoxicated, cigarette in hand, intently mirrors the previous British racer’s lavish way of life.
Hunt grew to become well-known for having fun with the excessive life away from his days competing on the circuit.
In 2007, Raikkonen even entered a snowmobile race beneath the identify of his hero.
He additionally raced at Monaco in 2012 carrying a helmet designed to resemble the identical one Hunt sported throughout his memorable 1976 season.