Kimi Raikkonen becomes a dentist

Kimi Raikkonen stepped away from Formula 1 at the end of the 2021 season, 20 years after he debuted in the sport.

Retired motorsport star Kimi Raikkonen has found a new career, almost two years after leaving the Formula 1 grid.

When he retired from the sport, Raikkonen had recorded 21 wins, 103 podiums and 1873 career points. 

His first win was at the 2003 Malaysian Grand Prix and his last came at the 2018 United States Grand Prix.

The 43-year-old Finn, who claimed the Drivers’ title in 2007 while driving for Ferrari, has become a “dentist” for his daughter.

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In a moment shared on social media by his wife Minttu, Raikkonen was caught helping his child brush her teeth while wearing a dentist’s light on his head.

The photograph was captioned “Dr KR,” with a smiley face emoji added to reflect the adorable nature of the occasion.

A man of few words when speaking to the press, Raikkonen has always shown his softer side off the racetrack as a devoted family man.

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Raikkonen currently has two children, with a third on the way, announced back in January.

The Finn’s son could be on course to follow in his father’s footsteps, having won a karting race back in September.

While he’s no longer in Formula 1, Raikkonen hasn’t given up racing all together, competing in the NASCAR Cup Series at the 2022 Go Bowling at The Glen and the 2023 EchoPark Automotive Grand Prix.