2018-01-08 16:34:04

January nomeromania 8 - Mika Hakkinen, 1998

January nomeromania 8 - Mika Hakkinen, 1998

Hakkinen - a vivid example of how the young pilot joined the was in crisis, survived her difficult times and succeeded.Hakkinen came to in 1993, even as a pilot, and at the end of that season, replaced the fired Michael Andretti. After the departure of Finn became the de facto leader of the , experienced two shifts of mechanics, and three failed season. Victory to the back in 1997, with the advent of the s, new title sponsor and Adrian Newey.In the season of 1998 radically changed the technical , and best of all coped with the task Newey, prepared MP4/13. Machine was efficient aerodynamics, a powerful and the tires, which in most of the races had an advantage over Goodyear. In accordance with the position in the constructors ' championship, has received a number "7" and "8". As in the previous season best was Coulthard, he formally received the status of a first pilot and a "seven" on the nose. The Hakkinen went to the "eight".

   


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