Kimi Raikkonen has extended his contract to drive for Scuderia Ferrari in 2018, the Maranello team has confirmed on Tuesday: “Ferrari announces that Scuderia Ferrari has renewed its technical and racing agreement with Kimi Raikkonen.” the team said in a statement.
“The Finnish driver will therefore race for the Maranello team in the 2018 Formula One world championship.”
Kimi Raikkonen first joined Ferrari in 2007 and won the championship for them in his first season. However he was dropped by the team at the end of 2009. He returned in 2014, and Raikkonen’s new deal means the 2018 season will be his eighth year at Ferrari.