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Mika Häkkinen

Returning Hakkinen is in it for the fun at Zhuhai

Former two-time Formula One champion Mika Hakkinen of Finland will put on his racing helmet again when he competes in next month's Intercontinental Le Mans Cup, a six-hour endurance race in Zhuhai.

Thursday, 27 October, 2011, 12:00am

Returning Hakkinen is in it for the fun at Zhuhai

Former two-time Formula One champion Mika Hakkinen of Finland will put on his racing helmet again when he competes in next month's Intercontinental Le Mans Cup, a six-hour endurance race in Zhuhai.

27 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Famous name a flashback to another time

It was too early. In the sliver of time between sunrise and drunken party-goers straggling home from an evening out, three Formula 3 cars made their way from Teddy Yip's private garage atop the hill at Teddy Yip bend and into the pits on the Macau Grand Prix circuit.

16 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Sports quiz

1: What was the score in Wednesday's soccer friendly between Denmark and England?

2: When did England last win the Ashes?

3: How many times have New Zealand won the rugby Tri-Nations?

4: Who holds the world record in the men's 100m?

5: Who was the last Formula One world champion prior to Michael Schumacher?

21 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Hakkinen exit marks end of an era at McLaren

One last blip on the throttle, one final wave to the crowd and a chapter of Grand Prix history ended yesterday. Two-time champion Mika Hakkinen may come back in 2003 from his sabbatical year but Suzuka marked the end of the road for Formula One's longest-standing partnership.

15 Oct 2001 - 12:00am

Hakkinen wins title as Ferrari punished

Mika Hakkinen was crowned unofficial world motor-racing champion last night after the Ferrari team was disqualified in a stunning aftermath to the Malaysian Grand Prix.

Ferrari pair Eddie Irvine and Michael Schumacher were celebrating their one-two finish when F1 chiefs announced their cars did not conform to technical specifications.

18 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Irvine tips rival for title

Milan: Eddie Irvine said McLaren rival Mika Hakkinen was still favourite to win the Formula One World Championship despite the Ferrari driver's win in Austria.

'It's certainly much more interesting now,' Irvine said. 'Mika's faster at the moment, but Ferrari are working hard on improvements.'

28 Jul 1999 - 12:00am

Schumacher can't catch up

Monza, Italy: Ferrari's Michael Schumacher knocked a second off his best lap time here on yesterday, but was still way off the pace set by McLaren rival David Coulthard in practice.

20 Aug 1998 - 12:00am

Country rallies around leading drivers

FINLAND is probably better known for its rally drivers than racing drivers. The reason behind this phenomenon can be found in the fact that, for much of the year, the country is covered by snow and the drivers need to be adept at controlling their cars under constantly changing conditions.

6 Dec 1995 - 12:00am

Hakkinen out of ICU

FINNISH driver Mika Hakkinen was moved from the intensive care unit (ICU) at the Royal Adelaide Hospital yesterday and doctors said he was continuing to make progress after suffering serious head injuries last week.

14 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

De La Rosa puts pedal to the metal in Macau quest

UP-AND-COMING Spaniard Pedro De La Rosa has established himself as a raging early favourite to run away with the Macau Formula Three Grand Prix in November after an unprecedented driving performance in Japan this season.

29 Sep 1995 - 12:00am