However, Lopez told AutoSport: "Kimi's position is going to be based on a bunch of things and not on what Red Bull say - I think they have their hands full right now. As far as we are concerned, the relationship with Kimi is excellent.
"We are where we want to be, he is where he wants to be, and I can guarantee you that Kimi is not the sort of guy who is going to sign any sort of pre-contract.
"Not with anybody. If we keep giving him what he wants then I don't see there is any reason for him to go anywhere. We are happy, so we don't see any reason to replace him."
Raikkonen finished third in the 2012 season.