Mika Hakkinen

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Daniel Juncadella Bests Wehrlein, Rosberg in Stars & Cars

Spanish driver Daniel Juncadella won his debut race at the first Stars & Cars event of Mercedes-Benz in Stuttgart, Germany. He sealed his victory in the fourth round and final leg of the race against current DTM Drivers’ Champion Pascal Wehrlein. Based on the Stars & Cars page of Mercedes, there were sixteen competitors in the event. Among them were Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg as well as Bernd Scheider, Mika Hakkinen, and David Coulthard. Both Hamilton and Rosberg made it until the semifinals. Hamilton was bested by Wehrlein with a 0.099-second gap only. The DTM champ had a time of 1:19.938. Juncadella beat Rosberg by 0.804-second lead… Continue Reading »


Mika Hakkinen: Mercedes Will Not Likely Come On Top

According to BBC, two-time Formula 1 Champion Mika Hakkinen stated that Mercedes-Benz will unlikely come on top this season. He said that the speed of their car is not enough to catapult them to the peak of the rankings. The 1998 and 1999 champ added that McLaren seems to be in its great form this year so they will definitely get the top position. David Coulthard does not share his former teammate’s view though. He thinks that the Mercedes-Benz has a great engine plus a lot of talented people. So, if the team will get to perfect their car’s aero package, Lewis Hamilton will have a great chance of winning… Continue Reading »


A Monaco Story: Mika and Nico Chats in Monte Carlo

Surely you have already seen two or more people bumping at each other in a random place, maybe in a coffee shop or an elevator, and it is not unusual anymore. In this video, it shows how Mika Hakkinen and Nico Rosberg sort of bumped into each other in Monte Carlo. You shouldn’t be surprised, as they live just a few floors apart. Mika Hakkinen has long history with Mercedes-Benz. In 1998 and 1999, he won the world title riding the McLaren Mercedes. Nico Rosberg is driving for the third season since Silver Arrows returned. In the video, you will see how long they’ve been ‘together’, it was long before… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3’s Guest Driver – Mika Hakkinen

Mika Hakkinen is back, and he will racing at Zhuhai for 6 hours on November 13, 2011 on board the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3. Häkkinen’s first race since 2007 DTM season finale at Hockenheim A guest drive for the Finn as a Mercedes-Benz brand ambassador Team-mate to CongFu Cheng and Lance David Arnold in the Customer AMG Sports Team China For the first time in four years, former Formula One and DTM driver Mika Häkkinen will climb into the cockpit of a racing car for the season finale of the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup on 13th November in Zhuhai (China). Häkkinen will be driving a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT3 for… Continue Reading »


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