Silver Star by Colin Carter

Mika Hakinnen, FIA World Champion, 1999. The 1999 F1 World Championship seemed to be Mika Hakinnen’s from mid-season when Michael Schumacher’s unfortunate accident at the British Grand Prix, put him out of contention. Ferrari’s Eddie Irvine had other ideas however, but after some thrilling racing in the second half of the season, Mika’s tears of frustration turned to tears of joy after a much-deserved victory at Suzuka, Japan gave him his second consecutive world title.

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