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'It's not such a big thing in my view' - says Kimi Raikkonen as the 'Iceman's' book becomes a best seller

2019-01-23 11:32
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Kimi Raikkonen's book was the Finnish best-seller of 2018.

The 2007 world champion's official biography, written by Kari Hotakainen and called 'The Unknown Kimi Raikkonen', was hailed for its sensational revelations.

'Not such a big thing'

Ilta Sanomat newspaper reports that the book sold over 191 000 copies, making it "by far the best-selling book of 2018".

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"It's just something I decided to do," said the 2019 Sauber driver.

"It's not such a big thing in my view. I lived through it and it just happens to be now it's in a book," Raikkonen added.

Fernando Alonso, who has retired from Formula 1, has admitted that he will also write a biography.

"Yeah, next year I will," said the former McLaren driver.

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