Kimi Raikkonen

Ferrari

  • NationalityFIN
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Last race

10th

  • United Arab Emirates 23/11/2014
  • Abu Dhabi

Best finish

1st

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Kimi Raikkonen has successful back operation and is poised to start recovery

Finn had surgery on long-running back problem on Thursday

By William Esler.   Last Updated: 18/11/13 4:40pm

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Kimi Raikkonen has had successful back surgery

Kimi Raikkonen has had successful back surgery

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Kimi Raikkonen has had a successful operation on his back in France, Lotus have confirmed.

The Finn has been forced to miss the final two grands prix of the season due to a long-standing back problem and he underwent surgery at The University Hospital of Strasbourg on Thursday.

"As planned, Kimi Raikkonen underwent back surgery yesterday at The University Hospital of Strasbourg," a statement read.

"Lotus F1 Team is happy to report that the operation was totally successful, according to Professor Afshin Gangi.

"Kimi will now rest for a few days and he will start his recovery process as early as next week. Everyone at the track and at Enstone wishes him a quick recovery."

Raikkonen will leave Lotus at the end of the season and join Ferrari for 2014.

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