2012 F1 season without Kubica or Raikkonen?
In recent weeks, many motorsport fans have commented on the possible return to Formula 1 Robert Kubica injured in rally last February, and Kimi Raikkonen, disappointed with its performance in WRC and courted by the stable Williams. The time has come to re-establish the facts ...
In the case of Robert Kubica, he informs him even Team Lotus-Renault (new name of Renault F1) it would not be possible to take control of F1 during winter testing, or even for first half of the 2012 season. In fact, it is likely that Robert Kubica simply do not participate in the next season, the healing of wounds to the arm being longer than expected.
As for Kimi Raikkonen, we must admit that this is more a volte-face pres. After the WRC, a few races in NASCAR last spring, said he was interested in the proposal for Williams to return to F1 next year. But financial pretensions of the 2007 world champion is so high that even the National Bank of Qatar, tipped to be the sponsor of the operation seems to consider the amount too high. Decision shortly, but it would not be surprising to see Raikkonen rally continue next year, with its own stables!