What the World was like before Kimi Raikkonen's victory drought started

25-10-2018 09:20
by Matt Gretton
What the World was like before Kimi Raikkonen's victory drought started

The 2013 Australian Grand Prix. That was the last time Kimi Raikkonen had won an F1 race before last weekend. After 113 races, four seasons at Ferrari, the Ice Man finally made it across the line in P1. We take a look at what the world was like when Raikkonen last won all the way back in 2013! 

In the F1 world

  • Lewis Hamilton made his debut for Mercedes in the 2013 Australian Grand Prix
  • Mark Webber was yet to retire 
  • Esteban Gutiérrez, Max Chilton, Charles Pic and Giedo van der Garde were all racing in F1
  • Sebastian Vettel was only a three-time World Champion 

In the 'Real World'

  • David Cameron was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom while Barack Obama was President of the United States 
  • Prince George was yet to be born 
  • The Boston Marathon Bombings took place one month after 

In the World of Sport

  • Manchester United won the Premier League title in Sir Alex Ferguson's final year in charge
  • Leicester Tigers were still at the summit of the Aviva Premiership 
  • Boston Red Sox last won the MLB World Series in 2013
  • Ronnie O'Sullivan won his fifth and final (to date) Snooker World Championship 
  • Phil 'the power' Taylor won his 16th and final World Darts Championship



  • Mirrors by Justin Timberlake was number one in the UK
  • Frozen was still 9 months away from the cinemas  

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