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Kimi Räikkönen delivers a cheeky neck at Lewis Hamilton with an Instagram post


F1 star Kimi Raikkonen mocks his super-watch rival Lewis Hamilton by posting the meme "Evolution of a Formula 1 Driver" comparing him to the fast-living legend James Hunt

  • Kimi Raikkonen seems to be longing for the more daring days of F1 to return
  • The 40-year-old gave the current champion Lewis Hamilton a clever counter-speech
  • Photos had surfaced showing Hamilton dressed from head to toe in a matching outfit
  • Raikkonen contrasted this with an attitude of himself that looked very poor after wear and tear

Formula 1 star Kimi Raikkonen has made no secret of his longing for the more daring days of the sport – and has fought against world champion Lewis Hamilton with a funny meme.

The side-by-side montage shows a shirtless James Hunt who won the championship in 1976, smoking and drinking.

A picture of Hamilton has been added next to him, dressed from head to toe in a very questionable, matching outfit to underline the drastic shift between past and present drivers.

As world champion Lewis Hamilton, Kimi Räikkönen made a clever counter-speech on Instagram

Hamilton's questionable outfit has been compared to the lavish lifestyle of the late James Hunt

Hamilton's questionable outfit has been compared to the lavish lifestyle of the late James Hunt

Raikkonen compared his own rock & # 39; n & # 39; roll methods to Hamilton by posting a photo of himself that looks worse after being worn out and captioned "Hope is not lost yet!" Has accompanied.

Six-time champion Hamilton was caught aboard a scooter in patterned clothes with a bucket hat. He was also caught posing wearing pink socks and white sneakers.

The photo of Hamilton and Hunt provided his rival Raikkonen with perfect footage for a cunning dig, and the 40-year-old was duly supplied with the title "Evolution of a Formula 1 Driver".

Raikkonen (L) longs for the return of F1's rock & # 39; n & # 39; roll days after posting his own throwback

Raikkonen (L) longs for the return of F1's rock & # 39; n & # 39; roll days after posting his own throwback

James Hunt, the 1976 world champion, has proven to be a great source of inspiration for Raikkonen

James Hunt, the 1976 world champion, has proven to be a great source of inspiration for Raikkonen

Raikkonen (above) took part in a snowmobile race in 2007 under the name of his hero Hunt

Raikkonen (above) took part in a snowmobile race in 2007 under the name of his hero Hunt

Raikkonen's admiration for Hunt became evident over the years. The image of himself, slightly intoxicated with a cigarette in hand, reflects the lavish lifestyle of the former British racing driver.

Hunt became known for enjoying the high life outside of his competitive days on the racetrack.

In 2007 Raikkonen even took part in a snowmobile race under the name of his hero.

In 2012, he also rode in Monaco wearing a helmet similar to the same one Hunt wore during his memorable 1976 season.

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