Tremendous gesture from Kimi Raikkonen to a crashed driver: “It was important”

Kimi Raikkonen

Kimi raikkonen He is one of the coldest riders in the paddock of the Formula 1. However, many colleagues and journalists who are usually at the grand prix, highlight the personality and goodness of ‘Iceman’. A few days ago it was known that the pilot of Alfa Romeo He had an invaluable gesture towards a Motocross rider who suffered a severe accident.

Raikkonen is the leader and founder of the team ‘Ice 1 Racing‘of the Motocross World Championship (MXGP). Although Kimi is not present in the tests, he is a great supporter of his drivers and the team. The idea for the team came about when Raikkonen was competing in the World Rally Championship (WRC). Years passed and the idea remained, until it reached the MXGP.

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Crashed pilot

Arminas Jasikonis, 23 suffered a very hard accident, which left him with severe brain damage and an induced coma. The Lithuanian had a hard fall in Lombardy, Italy. After a few days unconscious, Jasikonis woke up and was able to speak with his family in different languages, which brought calm to all the fans in the category.

Kimi raikkonen

After the Jasikonis accident, the 2007 World Champion made an impressive gesture towards the motorcyclist’s family. “One of the first things we wanted to do was get his parents to see him as soon as possible. We soon decided with Kimi to send his private plane to Lithuania and pick up AJ’s father (pilot’s nickname), as soon as possible ”, said the Ice 1 Racing team boss, Antti Pyrhönen.

«The support we received from Kimi, but also from Pit Beirer, Robert Jonass and Heinz Kinigadner of the Group KTM, It has been especially important “, highlighted Pyrhönen to finish. It should be noted that Jasikonis has not yet officially returned to compete, and from the team they assure that there are still no deadlines for him to get back on the motorcycle.

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