The Renault team, currently owned by Luxembourg businessman Gerard Lopez, has renewed its contract with the Polish driver Robert Kubica until the end of 2012, but you are not satisfied with the results achieved to date by Petrov, therefore arises as to replace him next season. The sports director of Renault, Eric Boullier, has fueled these rumors by showing his interest in hiring to Raikkonen if Petrov does not improve your driving in the four Grands Prix remaining in the 2010 World Cup on numerous occasions. According to published today the Finnish newspaper Turun Sanomat, Kimi Raikkonen is so fed up with the continual speculation about his possible move by the French team that has finally decided to break his silence to deny them. In no time I had seriously driving for Renault, and I can assure you that I am absolutely sure that no pilotare a Renault half year that comes, told the cited. Raikkonen acknowledged that their representatives They contacted the director deportivo of the French team a few weeks ago to sound out the possibilities, but he said that was it and that never started any kind of negotiation.
In addition, the Finnish pilot accused Renault use his name for their own purposes, stating that he is very disappointed with the way they have exploited my name to do marketing. After winning the Formula One Championship with Ferrari in 2007 and starring in a discreet season in 2008, Raikkonen decided to take a sabbatical to fulfil one of his dreams, to compete in the World Rally (WRC), the Citroen Junior Team. His possible return to Formula one in 2011 is one of the unknowns that dot the end of this season, although his refusal to drive for Renault, the only major team which has not yet confirmed its two pilots, could mean his definitive abandonment of the Grand Circus.