Raikkonen crashes after Hockenheim race

Wed, 25 July 2012, 08:35

Jul.25 (GMM) Kimi Raikkonen finished Sunday’s German grand prix in fourth place.

But in the immediate aftermath of the Hockenheim result, the Finn would enjoy a dose of good luck — and then a reminder of harsh reality.

When his friend Sebastian Vettel was penalised post-race for the illegal pass on Jenson Button, Finn Raikkonen inherited the podium.

But, according to Bild newspaper, he then crashed.

The newspaper has published a photograph of the 2007 world champion tripping whilst jumping a fence to the paddock carpark, and landing awkwardly on a car.

“Kimi was rushing,” said an observer, “as he took a shortcut to the carpark.

“His right foot got caught on the fence and he fell onto a car. He cried out ‘f**k’ and quickly got up and going again.”

The photo can be seen here: http://bilder.bild.de/fotos-skaliert/kimi-27617790_mbqf-25305966/2,h=343.bild.jpg

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