Formula One: Kimi Raikkonen joins Fernando Alonso at Scuderia Ferrari on a 2-year deal

The 33-year-old Kimi Raikkonen, who currently drives for Lotus, had been heavily linked with a return to Ferrari. The Finn raced for Ferrari from 2007-09, and his title in 2007 was the last time Ferrari won the driver's championship.

updated: September 11, 2013 18:34 IST
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Maranello, Italy: Kimi Raikkonen will return to Ferrari as a replacement for Felipe Massa, giving the Formula One team a new partner for Fernando Alonso and two top drivers starting next season.

"Scuderia Ferrari announces that it has reached an agreement with Kimi Raikkonen," the team said Wednesday in a statement. "The Finn will join Fernando Alonso in the driver line-up for the next two racing seasons."

The expected move came a day after Massa announced he will leave Ferrari following the seven final races of this season.

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