30 Mar 2011

Raikonen to try NASCAR

6:16 am on 30 March 2011

The former Formula One world champion Kimi Raikkonen will make a surprise NASCAR debut this year while also competing in rallies.

The Finn, who took the F1 title with Ferrari in 2007, has been driving a Citroen in the world rally championship since he left Formula One at the end 2009.

A report says the 31-year-old now plans to enter some NASCAR races with the ICE1 team when his world rally championship commitments permit.