System 1 star Kimi Raikkonen has made no secret of his eager for the game’s extra daring days off the observe to return – and has cheekily hit out at world champion Lewis Hamilton by way of a hilarious meme.
The side-by-side montage reveals a shirtless James Hunt, who received the 1976 championship, smoking and ingesting.
An image of Hamilton, dressed head to toe in a really questionable matching outfit, has been added in subsequent to him to underline the drastic change between drivers previous and current.
Kimi Raikkonen has delivered a sly riposte as world champion Lewis Hamilton on Instagram
Hamilton’s questionable outfit has been in comparison with the lavish life-style of the late James Hunt
Raikkonen has in contrast his personal rock and roll methods to Hamilton by posting a photograph of himself trying worse for put on and accompanying it with the caption, ‘Not all hope is misplaced but!’
The six-time champion Hamilton has been snapped aboard a scooter in patterned garments, full with bucket hat. He was additionally caught carrying pink socks and white trainers whereas posing.
The picture of Hamilton and Hunt has supplied his rival Raikkonen with some good materials for a sly dig, and the 40-year-old duly delivered by titling the meme ‘Evolution of a System 1 driver’.
Raikkonen (L) is eager for F1’s rock and roll days to return after posting his personal throwback
James Hunt, the 1976 world champion, has proved an important supply of inspiration for Raikkonen
Raikkonen (above) had entered a snowmobile race in 2007 below the title of his hero Hunt
Raikkonen’s admiration for Hunt has been made clear through the years. The picture of himself showing barely intoxicated, cigarette in hand, intently mirrors the previous British racer’s lavish life-style.
Hunt grew to become well-known for having fun with the excessive life away from his days competing on the circuit.
In 2007, Raikkonen even entered a snowmobile race below the title of his hero.
He additionally raced at Monaco in 2012 carrying a helmet designed to resemble the identical one Hunt sported throughout his memorable 1976 season.