Mika Hakkinen

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Archive: Why Hakkinen retired from F1 – in his own words

Approaching the end of 2001, Formula 1 knew it would be saying a temporary goodbye to two-time world champion Mika Hakkinen after he announced a sabbatical from racing. What the world didn’t know is it would turn into something more permanent. He explained his reasons for taking ‘time off’ to Autosport in the 1 November 2001 magazine issue

Why Bottas is not given enough credit for his Mercedes F1 job

OPINION: Having to provide competition for Lewis Hamilton within the Mercedes framework, Valtteri Bottas hasn't had an easy ride in Formula 1 of late. His fellow Finn and two-time Formula 1 champion Mika Hakkinen says Bottas is due much more credit that he has been given

Hakkinen's verdict on Kimi and Bottas Plus

Hakkinen's verdict on Kimi and Bottas

In an exclusive column for AUTOSPORT, double world champion MIKA HAKKINEN gives his view on Kimi Raikkonen's Ferrari return and explains why he rates Valtteri Bottas so highly