Formula 1 Legends: The Top 15 Drivers of all Time

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15. Mika Hakkinen

Known as a man of few words, Hakkinen preferred to use his sharp intellect for driving rather than talking. His skill, bravery and lightning quick maneuvers had him named by Schumacher himself as his greatest rival. Hakkinen’s stoic, no-nonsense personality is almost as famous as his focus and ability on the road. He has recorded 161 starts, 20 wins, 51 podium placements, 26 pole positions, and 25 fastest laps to his name, and he won two championships back in the day, doing so humbly and quietly.

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