Sick Raikkonen skips media commitments

Lotus F1 Team, LAT Photographic

22 August 2013 by TF1T Staff

Kimi Raikkonen will miss Thursday's media commitments due to sickness, according to the Lotus F1 Team.

A short statement confirmed the Finnish driver wouldn't be taking part in his usual duties, instead he will remain at his hotel until Friday.

"Thursday's media call cancelled due to illness; he will be here tomorrow (Friday)," a Lotus statement read.

Raikkonen's illness comes at a convenient time for the 33-year-old who faces a barrage of questions about his future, with links to both Ferrari and Red Bull as well as his current team.