Carjam Car Radio Show — A Car Show About People Blog: carjamradio.blogspot.com Website: www.kclr96fm.com Twitter: www.twitter.com Youtube: www.youtube.com Mika Pauli Häkkinen (About this sound pronunciation (help·info)) (born 28 September 1968 in Vantaa in the Helsinki metropolitan area) is a Finnish racing driver and two-time Formula One World Champion. Seven-time world champion and rival Michael Schumacher said Häkkinen is the man he respected the most during his Formula One career 2011 Intercontinental Le Mans Cup Team AMG China has entered a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG in the Intercontinental Le Mans Cup – 6 Hours of Zhuhai race, which will see Häkkinen make his ILMC debut in the GT3-based machine.[16] Retirement Häkkinen announced his retirement from competitive motorsport on Sunday, 4 November 2007.[17] He was quoted as saying that the decision “was not an easy one,” but added that “racing is still in my blood and this decision does not mean that this will prevent me from racing for pleasure.” Since 1991, Häkkinen has resided in Monte Carlo although he also has houses in France and Finland. On 18 May 2008, his newly completed mansion in France burned down after a light in one of his trophy cabinets short circuited. Nobody was injured in the conflagration, but his pet tortoise perished in the fire[2] along with his collection of F1 trophies.[3] Häkkinen married Erja Honkanen in 1998. The couple have one son, Hugo Ronan (born 11 December 2000) and one daughter, Aina Julia