Raikkonen unsure about F1 future

Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen has revealed that he does not know whether or not he will still be in Formula 1 after his contract with the Italian team expires at the end of the season.

The Finn won the 2007 World Championship with Ferrari, but has failed to replicate the form which saw him win see off the challenge of Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso by a point to claim his lone F1 title.

Returning from a two-year sabbatical in 2012, Raikkonen joined Lotus, and after encouraging performances with the Enstone-based team, he earned a place back at the Scuderia in 2014.

With his future now up in the air, the 36-year-old has insisted that he still has the motivation to compete but is not sure whether that is enough to get handed an extension at Ferrari or a drive at another team.

"I have a contract until the end of this year so who knows what will happen next year, but I wouldn't be here if I didn't enjoy what I do," he told ESPN.

"Obviously I have a passion for racing but many things are not in our hands.

"We can only try to do our best and then see what the future will bring. We go race by race. I'm sure at some point this year, latest next year we will know."

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