Mika Hakkinen1968-09-28 (age 52)
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The latest episode in Autosport’s Race of My Life podcast series is Mika Hakkinen on the 1998 Monaco GP, the first time he saw the chequered flag in Monte Carlo – and he won!
The 2000 Spanish Grand Prix was a resounding 1-2 finish for McLaren, as it bounced back from a Ferrari-dominated start to the season to get Mika Hakkinen’s title defense back on track. But the bravery of David Coulthard, to not only take part so soon after a near-death experience but to finish second, was the real talking point of the weekend.
In Motorsport Heroes, the full-length feature film by Manish Pandey now available on Motorsport.tv, four legends of our sport share their successes, failures, personal struggles and life-threatening accidents. Today we hear from Mika Hakkinen, about the moment he clashed with Michael Schumacher in the 1990 Macau Grand Prix.
David Coulthard’s victory in the 1999 British Grand Prix had rather fallen his way, helped by McLaren teammate Mika Hakkinen’s retirement when a wheel flew off and Michael Schumacher’s brutal exit at Stowe that broke his leg. Twelve months later at Silverstone, DC would win again – this time, without any gifts from rivals.
Ayrton Senna’s Pacific Grand Prix in 1994 was one of the shortest of his illustrious career, the great Brazilian getting punted out of the race at the first corner by Mika Hakkinen. But what happened next only heightened his suspicions that rival team Benetton was using some form of illegal traction or launch control on its car.
In 1966 Bruce McLaren founded his Formula 1 team which went on to become a world beater, with 12 drivers’ championships and eight constructors’ titles, via 182 grand prix victories – making it the second most successful squad in history. Here are all of its F1 cars…
BAFTA and SUNDANCE-winning writer and producer Manish Pandey’s next epic to be available from 16 January 2020: Four legends of motorsport share their love of four wheels growing up, their successes, failures, personal struggles and life-threatening accidents.
The 1993 Portuguese Grand Prix was significant for a number of reasons – not least Alain Prost’s announcement that he was retiring from the sport, the day before he wrapped up his fourth world title. But it was a big weekend for a young Finn called Mika Hakkinen, too…
Two-time Formula 1 world champion Mika Hakkinen says he relished a return to competitive motorsport after his team finished the Suzuka 10 Hours last weekend.
Michèle Mouton, Mika Häkkinen, Tom Kristensen & Felipe Massa to feature in a major theatrical release.
Mika Hakkinen celebrated the 20th anniversary of his first Formula 1 title with the third Gregor Grant Award of the 2018 Autosport Awards evening.
It’s one of the coolest Formula 1 photos ever – Mika Hakkinen flying through the air in Adelaide in his McLaren MP4/8. Twenty-five years on, he recalls that moment along with photographer Mark Sutton, who caught this amazing moment.
Double Formula 1 world champion Mika Hakkinen says he would want to be able to “kick some butt” if he returned to racing, having thought “quite a lot” about the prospect.
Ahead of this weekend's Spanish GP, we compile a list of drivers who've won this European race since 2000.
Two-time Formula 1 world champion Mika Hakkinen has rejoined the McLaren Formula 1 team in a 'partner ambassador' role, it has been announced.
An online video film charts some of the pivotal moments in the McLaren's history
Mika Hakkinen reckons McLaren-Honda could be poised for another difficult season in Formula 1 owing to a lack of straight-line speed.
Mercedes capped off a successful 2015 season with its glittering Stars & Cars event at Stuttgart. Check out some of the best shots from the evening in our special photo gallery.
Ron Dennis has likened Kevin Magnussen to champions Fernando Alonso and Mika Hakkinen, insisting the deposed rookie Dane's career is only on "pause".
McLaren-Honda announces Fernando Alonso & Jenson Button for 2015
F1 protagonists are against the idea.
F1 has made the 8,000 kilometre trek from Suzuka to the all-new Sochi Autodrom, but many are not in the mood to celebrate the sport's latest destination.
Bentley, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Aston Martin, McLaren and Audi will battle wheel-to-wheel in the penultimate round of the 2014 GT Asia Series.
Another Formula One driver has said Verstappen should wait to get in the car.
Mika Hakkinen has acknowledged rumours linking his protege Valtteri Bottas with McLaren.
Weeks after the rumours first emerged, Ferrari has this week finally admitted that engine boss Luca Marmorini is leaving the Italian team.
Andrea Caldarelli on his GT3 debut topped both sessions.
Kimi Raikkonen has yet to place higher than seventh in his first four races with Ferrari, yet teammate Fernando Alonso has already procured a podium.