Meanwhile in Finland

Mika Hakkinen, Japanese GP 2001

Mika Hakkinen, Japanese GP 2001 

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World Rally Championship commercial boss David Richards was due to show up for the latest event in the series and, by pure coincidence, one of his guests for the weekend is a local motor racing type by the name of Mika Hakkinen. The latter has in recent months expressed an interest in reviving his motor racing career and there is no doubt that the subject of Jenson Button's apparent defection from British American Racing (Richards's other job), will probably come up in the course of the conversation.

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