DC + Mika

50 Years Of F1

It isn’t the most successful partnership in the history of F1. That accolade goes to Michael Schumacher and Rubens Barrichello. But it is the longest. David Coulthard and Mika Häkkinen were team-mates for 99 grand prix weekends.

Mika, with his cool Finnish poise, his flaxen blonde hair and flat-out foot-to-the-floor commitment, was the perfect foil for DC. Every year the Scot told the world, “this was his year”, but it was usually Mika’s….

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