Video: Kimi Raikkonen drifts a Ferrari F12 around Fiorano circuit

"For sure, we drift …"

Kimi with F12

WHAT HAPPENS when you let the Formula One driver Kimi Raikkonen loose at the wheel of a Ferrari F12berlinetta on a racing circuit? A lot of drifting – and not a lot of conversation.

In this video from Ferrari, Raikkonen takes a group of journalists for hot laps of Ferrari’s Fiorano test track. The writers all emerge looking considerably more nauseous than before they set foot inside the F12.

Kimi Räikkönen drifting in Ferrari F12

Raikkonen may not be the world’s greatest conversationalist but he reminds the world that he is a dab hand at drifting. Fans of the Finnish driver will know that this is as much down to his love of rallying – Raikkonen competed for Citroën in the 2010 world rally championship –  as his car control crafted in F1, which brought him the 2007 championship.

Check out our review of the F12berlinetta – and if any of this has whetted your appetite for a spot of pre-Christmas shopping, examples of Ferrari’s fastest front-engined, V12-powered model currently start at just under £208,000 in our classified ads.


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