Buzzing on Yahoo Sports:

From the Marbles

Kimi Räikkönen injured in a race. A snowmobile race.

Jay Busbee
From The Marbles

View photo



Kimi Räikkönen is no longer an official member of NASCAR, but that doesn't mean we can't still have a little fun at his expense now and then.

The newly-minted Formula One star-to-be was in an accident in a snowmobile race in Austria, but apparently walked away with only a sore wrist. Lotus Renault, his F1 team, informed fans via Twitter that "he's absolutely fine." Good news: "We just spoke to Kimi. There's nothing to worry about, he only has a sore wrist. He might have it checked again on Monday, but that's all."

Well, that's a bit disappointing. Racing has a proud tradition of drivers injuring themselves doing insanely stupid off-track things (Jimmie Johnson surfing atop a golf cart, for one). Shame this one won't add much to that legend.

Räikkönen was the 2007 world champion but left the sport temporarily in 2009. He dabbled a bit in NASCAR but recently signed a two-year deal to drive for Lotus Renault.

Win cash prizes, pick a fantasy roster for just one day, join in minutes!

Learn how to play

Contest Entries Entry Fee Prizes Starts (EDT)
NFL $700K Baller 10296/79545 $10 $700000 Sunday 1:00 PM Enter
NFL $25K Tournament [Single Entry] 2808/5681 $5 $25000 Sunday 1:00 PM Enter
NFL $5 Better Half [Single Entry, Top 50% Win] 962/10000 $5 $45000 Sunday 1:00 PM Enter
View Comments (0)