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Paddock Postcard - 'make mine a Mika' 08 Apr 2007

Mika Hakkinen (FIN).
Formula One World Championship, Rd 2, Malaysian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Sepang, Malaysia, Friday, 6 April 2007 Kimi Raikkonen (FIN) Ferrari with his wife Jenni Raikkonen (FIN).
Formula One World Championship, Rd 2, Malaysian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Sepang, Malaysia, Saturday, 7 April 2007 Mika Salo (FIN).
Formula One World Championship, Rd 2, Malaysian Grand Prix, Qualifying Day, Sepang, Malaysia, Saturday, 7 April 2007 Heikki Kovalainen (FIN) Renault.
Formula One World Championship, Rd 1, Australian Grand Prix, Practice Day, Albert Park, Melbourne, Australia, Friday, 16 March 2007

There seemed to be Finnish drivers wherever you looked at Sepang this weekend. As Kimi Raikkonen and Heikki Kovalainen duked it out on the track, fellow former racing Finns Mika Hakkinen and Mika Salo put in appearances in the paddock.

The former is, of course, the official Johnny Walker representative for McLaren sponsor Diageo, and was here on Friday in his role to help encourage responsible drinking, while the latter is doing commentary for Finnish television.

Also seen in the Kuala Lumpur paddock was superstar Malaysian-born actress Michelle Yeoh, with partner and Ferrari chief Jean Todt, and Vijay Malik, the boss of the Kingfisher beer company.