Ferrari fireworks? – Ferrari will pit two world champions against each other in 2014 as Kimi Raikkonen (left) returns to join Fernando Alonso. The pairing could be one of the most sensational in the history of Formula One.
Flying Finn – Raikkonen's high-flying F1 career began in 2001 with Sauber. Here the team treats him to a ride with the Royal Australian Air Force before his debut in the Australian Grand Prix.
Class of 2001 – Raikkonen (left) was one of many talented drivers making their F1 debut in 2001, along with future McLaren teammate Juan Pablo Montoya and Alonso (right).
Malaysian maiden – Raikkonen celebrates his maiden grand prix win in Malaysia in 2003. He had moved to McLaren, where he would spend five years, twice finishing as runner-up in the drivers' championship.
Race of champions – After joining Ferrari, Raikkonen won a dramatic Brazilian Grand Prix to seize the 2007 title by a single point from his McLaren rivals Lewis Hamilton and Alonso.
Ferrari party fizzles out – Raikkonen celebrated his title with Ferrari but two years later the Italian team chose to stick with Felipe Massa as it juggled its lineup. The team ended the Finn's contract in order to bring in Alonso, a double world champion with Renault, for 2010.
Rally run – Raikkonen quit F1 in 2009 after losing his Ferrari seat, and spent two years tinkering with a different breed of cars in the World Rally Championship.
Laconic Lotus man – After a two-year hiatus, Raikkonen returned to F1 with the rebranded Lotus team, formerly Renault. As well as winning two races, the 33-year-old has won new fans with his laidback style.
The car's the star – Following Raikkonen's decision to leave Lotus in 2013, the team revealed it had chosen to spend its money on developing the car rather than paying the Finn's wages.