F1 grills Mika Hakkinen

F1 grills Mika Hakkinen

Formula 1's former most taciturn Finn and a two-time title winner talks travels with his 'turtus', playing mind games with 'The David' and the joys of a bucketful of ice cubes in the cockpit, to STUART CODLING...

Two-time world champions are a rare breed. Over the F1 decades only six have emerged: Alberto Ascari, Graham Hill, Jim Clark, Emerson Fittipaldi, Mika Häkkinen and (unless his luck changes) Fernando Alonso.

They exist in a plane above the 'singleton' champs - Hulme, Hunt, Scheckter, the Rosbergs et al - and as that roll-call attests, they're a pretty special bunch. Three have passed, Alonso races on until at least the end of 2018, Fittipaldi seems from a distant era.

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