1954  J. M. Fangio [86] He finished further with fifth place at the European Grand Prix, and achieved a podium finish with third place in Malaysia. [96] He followed up the result by taking sixth place at Monaco, fourth in Canada and a podium finish with second position in France. [9] To further fund his career, Häkkinen got a job with a friend repairing bicycles. Pire, face à Schumacher, c'est Coulthard qui apparaît en début de saison comme le n°1 de McLaren. [58] Häkkinen finished the season fifth in the Drivers' Championship, scoring 31 points. De Fin verwacht ook…, De nieuwe film Heroes, over het leven van vier iconische autocoureurs, is op woensdag in première gegaan. [91] At the awards ceremony on 28 December, Häkkinen was awarded second place behind skier Mika Myllylä. It was later revealed that Häkkinen approached McLaren team principal Ron Dennis during the 2001 Monaco Grand Prix and agreed a sabbatical, then returned to Monaco the following year to discuss and agree full-time retirement with Dennis. At the latter race, he had seemed set for his first win, but his engine blew while he was holding off eventual winner Jacques Villeneuve. Son principal rival était Michael Schumacher. [74] Häkkinen was awarded the Autosport International Racing Driver Award for 1998. He took a further finish in Brazil, although he did not qualify for the San Marino Grand Prix and suffered consecutive retirements in the following two races. This did not revive Häkkinen's fortunes as he did not finish in the points scoring positions, and later suffered consecutive retirements in the next four races,[39] but got second place at the Italian Grand Prix. In 1995 in Adelaide, he suffered a tyre failure during qualifying which resulted in his car becoming airborne and crashing sideways onto a crash barrier at 120mph. However, this made it even more difficult to understand their decision to take some risks with tyre choice during Q2 in qualifying and that contributed to Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen not having the same build up to the final qualifying runs in Q1. Number 14: Mika Hakkinen", "Formula 1's Greatest Drivers – 15: Mika Hakkinen", "Formula 1: Future world champion was nearly passed over in junior ranks over trip to pub", "1993 and Hakkinen – What Really Happened? 1956  J. M. Fangio On his first lap, Häkkinen was involved in an accident but he escaped unhurt. en Autriche, sortie de route piteuse à Monza alors qu'il caracolait en tête. [23] Apart from regular testing duties, Häkkinen entered two Porsche Supercup races, held as a support race for the Monaco Grand Prix, where he started at pole position and took victory in both races. He was promoted to a Formula One race seat after the Italian Grand Prix, when Andretti left Formula One. Mais il ne se laisse pas faire et va remonter la pente au cours de l'été. Around this time, Häkkinen also drove a Volkswagen Beetle on the frozen lakes of Finland with friend Mika Sohlberg. 1984  N. Lauda This experience proved crucial for Newey's relationship with Häkkinen during their run together at McLaren, as after that Newey no longer had issues understanding Häkkinen's inputs on car development. [94] However, this marked a turning point as Häkkinen took consecutive second-place finishes in the next two rounds, and later reached his first victory of the season in Spain. The dispute eventually went to the Formula One Contract Recognition Board, who ruled in favour of McLaren after two days of deliberation. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. 1978  M. Andretti C'était aussi la course où Michael Schumacher a eu sa lourde peine pour conduire délibérément dans Jacques Villeneuve's Williams pour l'empêcher de passer et de gagner le Championnat Pilotes 1997. FIA-directeur Jean Todt en oud-F1-baas Bernie…, Mika Hakkinen heeft zich kostelijk vermaakt tijdens de Grand Prix van Oostenrijk. 1988  A. Senna [89] He was also awarded his second consecutive Autosport International Racing Driver Award for 1999. [148] He held pole for the following race at Brands Hatch where he finished in fourth position,[149] and followed the result with a ninth-place finish at the Norisring. He became a Laureus World Sports Academy Member in 2008. En 1991, Mika Häkkinen a débuté sa première carrière en Formula 1 à Phoenix pour le 1991 US Grand Prix. Häkkinen is known for his unique driving style; journalist Peter Windsor analysed in F1 Racing magazine that Häkkinen was an "oversteering" driver, resulting in driving faster on slippery surfaces and the preference of using "tail-happy" cars. At the season finale held in Japan, Häkkinen took victory,[87] which ensured he took enough points to win the 1999 World Championship, with 76 points, ahead of nearest rival Eddie Irvine. [78] During the Austrian Grand Prix, Häkkinen who started from pole position, was hit by Coulthard from behind and rejoined at the back of the field. [71] Häkkinen retired from the following race held in Belgium when Ferrari driver Michael Schumacher collided with the Finn and was also hit by Sauber driver Johnny Herbert. [42], At the season finale held in Australia, Häkkinen's car suffered a tyre failure during the event's first qualifying session on Friday, which resulted in his car becoming airborne and crashing sideways into the crash barrier on the outside of Brewery corner, the fastest corner of the Adelaide Street Circuit, at an estimated speed of 120 mph. Mika ne montera que deux fois sur le podium, à Monza et Suzuka. Mika Häkkinen fut l'un des meilleurs pilotes de F1, le seul qui ait réellement tenu tête à Michael Schumacher. Two weeks later at Spa-Francorchamps, Häkkinen qualified on pole position and later took his first DTM win after only three starts. [47][48], The 1996 season was the first in which Häkkinen was the more experienced driver in his team and was partnered by David Coulthard. [88] In November, Häkkinen was ranked seventh in the Reuters Sports Personality of the Year Poll scoring 46 out of a possible 260 points. When Michael Andretti returned to the United States and Ayrton Senna left for Williams, Mika became team leader. [49] To ensure his fitness, Häkkinen spent time training in Bali and in February, McLaren conducted a secret test at the Paul Ricard Circuit. His favourite music acts are Phil Collins, Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra and J. Häkkinen took his second consecutive 100cc Formula Nordic Championship in 1985 ahead of Jukka Savolainen. Please note that if you do not consent to these cookies then you may not be able to use the full functionality of our platform. Mika Hakkinen effectuant sa première course au 1991 US GP à Phoenix dans la Lotus 102B La double championne du monde de Formule 1, Mika Häkkinen, a eu un grand succès et des temps difficiles sous F1. F1-coureurs kunnen gedurende het…, Emerson Fittipaldi wist in 1974 zijn tweede Formule 1-wereldtitel te veroveren in een McLaren M23, de wagen die Mika Häkkinen (wereldkampioen 1998 en 1999)…, Dit weekend mag er weer een cordon jonge honden door de straten van Macau razen, in de traditionele afsluiter van het Formule 3-seizoen. [132][133], During 2004, rumors circulated that Häkkinen was making a possible return to Formula One to fill in the vacant Williams seat left by Juan Pablo Montoya. GPUpdate.net, de autosportwebsite die al meer dan tien jaar de internationale fans van het laatste nieuws voorziet, is als F1Racing.net opgericht in 1998 en onderdeel van SportUpdate B.V., dat gevestigd is in Groningen. Mais le baron rouge re-dépassera le pilote finlandais, qui doit céder le titre mondial au pilote Ferrari lors de l'avant-dernière épreuve au Japon. Häkkinen was penalised with a €20,000 fine, received a ten-place grid penalty for the next round and was disqualified from the race. Häkkinen finished the season fifth in the Drivers' Championship, with 30 points. Néanmoins, grâce à un rétablissement rapide, Mika réussira à prendre le départ de la saison 1996. 1950  G. Farina He also subsequently moved into driver management along with becoming a brand ambassador for Johnnie Walker and Mercedes-Benz AMG. [43] The session was suspended with Häkkinen being critically injured due to sustaining a skull fracture, internal bleeding and a blockage of his airway. Le Finlandais fait son retour à la compétition dans cette catégorie en 2005, avec le team AMG-Mercedes. C'est à ce moment là que son rival Michael Schumacher va remporter trois succès d'affilé sur sa Ferrari et revenir titiller le Finlandais en haut du classement général. Mika Hakkinen is known as the cool and calm Finn taking the fight to Michael Schumacher and the resurgent Ferrari of the late nineties. La saison 2001 sera encore moins bonne. [137] In January, Häkkinen once again participated in the Arctic Rally driving a Toyota Corolla with co-driver Risto Pietiläinen. [64] Häkkinen ended the season with a fourth position in the penultimate round in Japan and raced to his first Formula One victory at the season closing European Grand Prix. Häkkinen had previous experience of driving touring cars in July 2001 at the Brno Circuit alongside Schneider. Il a eu une interdiction de course pour le Grand Prix d'Allemagne parce qu'il est entré en collision avec trop d'autres conducteurs. [12], In November, Häkkinen tested a McLaren MP4-21 for one day at the Circuit de Catalunya where he completed 79 laps. Lors du tragique GP de Saint-Marin, il court ses premiers tours en tête et finit troisième. He eventually made a remarkable recovery. 1962  G. Hill Dans 1987, il a participé au championnat 3 Formula Ford 1600 en Scandinavie, aux championnats finlandais, suédois et nordique. [23], For 1993, Häkkinen joined McLaren, originally as a race driver, although he became the team's official test driver when CART World Series driver Michael Andretti was hired by the team. After success in the series, Häkkinen entered Formula One in 1991 with the Team Lotus where he remained until 1992. In his championship run between 1998 to 2000 Häkkinen also earned a reputation as one of the best defensive drivers in the history of the sport, using his preference for an oversteer biased car and his left foot braking to exploit racing lines and stave off overtakes from aggressive drivers like Michael Schumacher and Eddie Irvine. He later secured third place in the Belgian Grand Prix but was later disqualified when it was discovered that his car used an illegal type of fuel during the event. Häkkinen expected not to be offered a seat at Benetton and he decided to sign with the Lotus team for the 1991 season. Hunt Finalement, la saison de Mika se termine par un succès lors du GP d'Europe à Jerez, offert il faut l'admettre par un Villeneuve qui n'avait plus rien à perdre et qui s'effaça dans le dernier tour au profit du Finlandais. 2004  M. Schumacher The following year, he finished the runner-up in the 85cc class of the Formula Mini series and later won the Ronnie Peterson Memorial event and the Salpauselka Cup in Lahti. Seize ans après Keke Rosberg, Mika est, à 30 ans, le second Finlandais champion du monde Formule 1. Häkkinen stated that during 2006, his team's potential was not realised and aimed during 2007 to improve on his results. 1966  J. Brabham De tweevoudig wereldkampioen…, Mika Hakkinen richt zijn pijlen voor de Grand Prix van Azerbeidzjan vooral op Charles Leclerc. [45] As an expression of thanks for the elite class medical attention he received, Häkkinen donated a substantial undisclosed sum of money to help build a much needed helipad for The Royal Adelaide Hospital, and made a special trip to Australia for the official opening ceremony in March 1997.