Aww, isn’t this sweet!

While he holds few connections with his former life in F1, Kimi Räikkönen has described Sebastian Vettel has one of his few remaining links with the F1 paddock.

Speaking with, the 2007 World Champion admitted: “I have hardly any contact with the other drivers.

“Sometimes I do knitting play badminton with Vettel,” he added. Both drivers reside in Raikkonen & Vettel are best buddies?the tax-friendly nation of Switzerland.

Not only does Räikkönen rate the young German as a potential championship contender, he also feels that young Vettel would definitely win a championship in the niceness stakes.

“But mostly he’s just the nicest guy of them all,” said the Finn.

[Original image via F1 Wolf]

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Hasn't missed a Grand Prix since 1989. Has a soft spot for Minardi. Tattooed with 35+ Grand Prix circuits.