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Although Mc Laren suffered many engine failures in 2002, Räikkönen scored 24 points and four podiums, and held his own against teammate David Coulthard.
Räikkönen came close to winning his first Grand Prix in France but went off track at the Adelaide hairpin with a handful of laps to go, because of oil from the blown engine of Allan Mc Nish's Toyota on the circuit. He finished the season in sixth place, one place behind his teammate.
In 1998 he was 1st in the Nordic Championship at Varna in Norway.
This change saw him crowned Formula One World Drivers' Champion that season, pipping both Mc Laren drivers–Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso–to the title by just one point.Räikkönen entered Formula One as a regular driver for Sauber-Petronas in 2001, having competed in only 23 car races previously.He joined Mc Laren Mercedes in 2002, and became a title contender by finishing runner-up in the championship to Michael Schumacher in 2003, and Fernando Alonso in 2005.In 2000, he won seven out of ten events in the Formula Renault UK Championship.Combined, over these two series of Formula Renault, he won 13 out of 23 events – a 57% win rate.
On his return to Formula One, Räikkönen drove for Lotus in 20, scoring the team's only victories.