Still to this day the last man to win the driver’s world championship for Ferrari, you don’t get many like Kimi. A ferociously quick driver who has often provided viewers with the funniest moments in team radio, yet he is as calm and quiet as they come out of the cockpit.
Making his debut with Sauber in 2001, an impressive first season then saw him gain a move to McLaren where it was his time to shine. His fearless racing led to some memorable wins for Kimi at McLaren before jumping ship to Ferrari replacing Michael Schumacher.
He could not have had a better first year at Ferrari pipping the drivers of this old team, Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso, to the title by just one point. A couple years after his title win, he then took a few years out to compete in Rally but came back to where he belonged and hasn’t looked back - including returns to old teams such as Ferrari and Sauber.
Should he see out the 2020 season then he will break Rubens Barrichello’s record of 326 for most race entries.