Raikkonen typically unfussed ahead of 300th F1 race in Monaco

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Kimi Raikkonen reaches a milestone 300 Grand Prix entries this weekend, just don't tell him that.

 The Finn, who first debuted with Sauber in 2001, will become just the fifth driver in Formula 1 history to reach the figure and will do so at the same team, now named Alfa Romeo, in Monaco.

It is all but guaranteed Raikkonen will break the current record of 326 set by Rubens Barrichello, that point coming midway through 2020.

But in typical Kimi fashion, marking his latest achievement is just another race.

“Everyone is talking about my 300th race, but I’m more interested in our performance,” he was quoted by PlanetF1.

"The test in Barcelona was important for us to understand our problems better, but I honestly don’t know how good our car fits the street course in Monaco.”

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Alfa is in need of a bit of a rebound too following a no-score in Spain, Raikkonen's first of the year.

“The tests last week in Barcelona have been promising and I am sure that we’re back on track and going in the right direction again," team boss Fred Vasseur claimed.

“It’s interesting to see how the teams battling for the midfield positions hardly get any consistency into their performance.

“Each track is a new start – especially getting the tyres to work – and sometimes you get it right, sometimes you get it wrong.

“We have our downward blip behind us and going strong into the Monaco weekend.”

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