Kimi Raikkonen returns to F1 in 2012 with Lotus

Updated: Nov 29, 2011, 13:52 PM IST

Helsinki: Kimi Raikkonen will return to Formula One in 2012 after signing a two-year contract with Lotus Renault, the team said on Tuesday.

The 32-year-old Finn won the world championship with Ferrari in 2007 but quit Formula One two years later and and switched to rallying.