“If Formula 1 was a tennis match I would say that it was ‘advantage Hamilton’”– Mika Hakkinen backs 7-time-world champion to lift F1 title in 2021

Former two-time world champion Mika Hakkinen uses a Tennis metaphor to declare that he believes Lewis Hamilton is at the front foot. Before the Sao Paulo Grand Prix, it seemed Max Verstappen was just a step away from wrapping the…

“Kept Max Verstappen’s Red Bull behind” – Former champion Mika Hakkinen proud of compatriot Valtteri Bottas’s emphatic Turkish GP win

“Kept Max Verstappen’s Red Bull behind” – Mika Hakkinen considers the Turkish GP victory to be the best of Valtteri Bottas’s career. Valtteri Bottas has long lived under the shadows of his champion Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton. But in Istanbul,…

“That made him totally mad”– When rookie Mika Hakkinen antagonized Ayrton Senna

“That made him totally mad”– When McLaren’s novice Mika Hakkinen annoyed Ayrton Senna back in 1993 and how the Brazilian reacted. Ayrton Senna was undoubtedly a mystique figure in Formula 1; winning three world championships and winning 41 races across…

“We’ve decided to make up for lost time”– Mika Hakkinen to run historic McLaren F1 cars at new Velocity Invitational

“We’ve decided to make up for lost time”– Mika Hakkinen to run historic McLaren F1 cars at the Raceway Laguna Seca this year. McLaren has announced that it will run a wide array of classic Formula 1 cars at Velocity…

“It is always best to avoid the other guy”– Mika Hakkinen advices Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen how to avoid collision in races

“It is always best to avoid the other guy”– Mika Hakkinen suggests to Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen that it is best to avoid contact. Max Verstappen and Lewis Hamilton’s collision in Italy is the biggest talking point in Formula…

“Unfair comments about Valtteri Bottas” – Mika Hakkinen defends compatriot in his ‘battle’ with Lewis Hamilton

“Unfair comments about Valtteri Bottas” – Mika Hakkinen has come to the defence of his compatriot against the criticism he receives for playing second fiddle to Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton. Mika Hakkinen knows all about winning. The two-time world champion…

“It’s actually a miracle”– Mika Hakkinen on Max Verstappen’s performance in Hungary

“It’s actually a miracle”– Mika Hakkinen believes Max Verstappen completing the race in Hungary after the crash was a Sisyphus task. Max Verstappen is one of the two contenders to run for the drivers’ championship this year, but his lead…

“They will be even more determined not to lift off the throttle the next time”– Mika Hakkinen’s reaction to Max Verstappen crash

“They will be even more determined not to lift off the throttle the next time”– Mika Hakkinen thinks both drivers will be more cautious to not spoil their championship aims. The crash between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen has outraged…

“There were some secret negotiations”– Mika Hakkinen and Michael Schumacher could have been teammates

“There were some secret negotiations”– Ex-Mercedes boss reveals how Michael Schumacher and Mika Hakkinen could have been teammates. Mika Hakkinen and Michael Schumacher were the fiercest of rivals at the peak of their careers. Michael Schumacher aced five good years…

“There is no reason to believe they can find a solution in time”– Mika Hakkinen don’t think Mercedes can overthrow Red Bull’s lead

“There is no reason to believe they can find a solution in time”– Mika Hakkinen doesn’t believe Mercedes could overtake Red Bull this year. Red Bull has been a better team this year than Mercedes, and the marginal difference between…