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Mika Hakkinen(FIN) McLaren Mercedes MP4 16 race winner British Grand Prix - Silverstone, England - 15 July 2001 BEST IMAGE
   
     
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Mika Hakkinen (FIN), Sport Edition AMG-Mercedes. DTM Championship, Rd3, Spa Francorchamps, Belgium, 14 May 2005. DIGITAL IMAGE
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Date of birth 28 September 1968
Place of Birth Vantaa, Finland
Height
1
Weight
6
Status  
Active Years 1991-2001
   
Grand Prix Debut 1991 United States GP
World Titles 2 (1998, 1999)
Grand Prix Wins 20
Pole Positions 26
 
 
Fastest Laps 25
N0. of Podiums 51
Total career points 420
Races competed 165 (161 starts)
   
ABOUT MIKA HAKKINEN  
When Häkkinen was five years old, his parents hired a go-kart for him to take to a track near their home. On his first lap, Häkkinen was involved in an accident, escaping unhurt. Despite this crash, Häkkinen wished to continue racing and after persistently annoying his parents, the young Finn got his wish. His father bought Häkkinen his first go-kart, one that Henri Toivonen had previously competed with. By 1986, Häkkinen had won five karting championships. 1982 World Champion Keke Rosberg helped Häkkinen by arranging him sponsorship that aided the Finn through the junior categories of open wheel racing. The "New Flying Finn" won three Scandinavian championships, then the Opel Lotus Euroseries championship before winning the British Formula Three championship. During the late 1980s he was living in England and sharing a house with team mate Allan McNish. Häkkinen was close to winning the 1990 Macau Grand Prix but missed out due to a controversial accident with Michael Schumacher, which resulted in his promotion to Formula One with Team Lotus. With Senna departing to Williams for 1994, Häkkinen became the leading driver for McLaren with Martin Brundle as his teammate. As a double World Champion, he had joined an elite group of drivers. In 2001, he took part in what would prove to be his last season of Formula One
   
 
 
  FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONS  
   
 
The Formula One World Drivers' Championship (WDC) is awarded by the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) to the most successful Formula One racing car driver over a season, as determined by a points system based on Grand Prix results. The Drivers' Championship was first awarded in 1950, to Nino Farina. The first driver to win multiple Championships was Alberto Ascari, in 1952 and 1953. The current Drivers' Champion is Sebastian Vettel, who won his first World Championship in 2010.
 
 
FORMULA ONE CHAMPIONS
   
Mika Hakkinen (FIN) McLaren celebrates his second Grand Prix victory on the podium, albeit in controversial circumstances. Formula One World Championship, Rd1
 
   
   
Race winner Damon Hill (GBR), Williams FW18. German Grand Prix, Rd11, Hockenheim, Germany. 28 July 1996.
   
   
Ayrton Senna (BRA) Mclaren MP4-4 1988
   
   
Nigel Mansell (GBR) Williams. Formula One World Championship, Canadian Grand Prix, Montreal, 14 June 1992
 
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Alain Prost
Nigel Mansell
Ayrton Senna
 
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Mika Hakkinen (FIN), McLaren MP4 13 1998 World Champion Formula One World Championship, Japanese GP, Rd 16, Suzuka, Japan, 1 November 1998
 
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Jaques Villeneuve
Damon Hill
Michael Schumacher
  Mika Hakkinen (FIN) AMG Mercedes C-Klasse (2007). DTM Championship, Brands Hatch, England, 8-10 June 2007. DIGITAL IMAGE  
 
MIKA HAKKINEN `S RACING CAREER
Season Series Team Pos
2007 DTM  HWA-Mercedes 8th
2006 DTM  HWA-Mercedes 6th
2005 DTM  AMG-Mercedes 5th
2001 Formula 1 Mclaren 3rd
2000 Formula 1 Mclaren 2nd
1999 Formula 1 Mclaren 1st
1998 Formula 1 Mclaren 1st
1997 Formula 1 Mclaren 6th
1996 Formula 1 Mclaren 5th
1995 Formula 1 Mclaren 7th
1994 Formula 1 Mclaren 4th
1993 Porsche Supercup    
  Formula 1 Mclaren 15th
1992 Formula 1 Lotus 8th
1991 Formula 1 Lotus 16th
1990 Fuji F3 Race West Surrey Racing DSQ
  Macau Grand Prix West Surrey Racing  
  German F3 West Surrey Racing  
  Italian F3 West Surrey Racing  
  British F3 West Surrey Racing 1st
     
  Mika Hakkinen (FIN) has his first run in the Mclaren, since retiring. Formula One Testing, Day 3, Barcelona, Spain. 30 November 2006 DIGITAL IMAGE  
 
  Mika Hakkinen (FIN), Lotus 107. Japanese Grand Prix, Rd15, Suzuka, Japan, 25 October 1992.  
 
  Mika Hakkinen (FIN) Ralt RT24 Mugen negotiates a tight chicane.  
 
 
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Luca Badoer (ITA) Ferrari F60. Formula One World Championship, Rd 12, Belgian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Friday 28 August 2009.
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Nigel Mansell (GBR) Williams FW11, 4th place. Monaco Grand Prix, Monte Carlo, 11 May 1986
First Nigel Mansell (GBR) Ferrari. Hungarian Grand Prix, Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary, 13 August 1989.
 
 
 
Damon Hill (GBR) Jordan J198 Mugen-Honda in the pit garage. Belgian Grand Prix, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, 30 August 1998.
 
 
 
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