Will the real Kimi Raikkonen please stand up?

Ferrari President Luca di Montezemolo has joked that he wants Kimi Raikkonen’s slower and less motivated ‘stunt double’ to step aside in 2009 for the real Raikkonen.

The Finn, who only a year ago was wallowing in championship glory having beaten Lewis Hamilton to the title in Brazil, endured a trying season this year, his apparent lack of speed and motivation mid-season triggering speculation about his future at the Italian squad.

And at the final race of the season in Brazil Raikkonen showed a distinct lack of pace and by implication interest in the outcome of the world championship battle between his team mate Felipe Massa and eventual victor Lewis Hamilton.

“Kimi, was it really you in flesh and bone or was it a friend, a double, who raced for Ferrari in the final Grand Prix?” the Ferrari President said at Ferrari’s end of season World Finals event at Mugello, according to GMM.