Hakkinen becomes a driver manager
11 November 2008 – Former double F1 champion Mika Hakkinen is to embark on a career as a driver manager. The Finn has joined Aces Management Group where he'll work with his old manager Didier Coton.
Hakkinen is going to be working on finding and developing young, talented drivers.
"This is an extremely challenging new project and a big responsibility," Hakkinen said. "From my own experience I know what it takes to reach the top and how vital it is to a driver to have a close group of trusted professionals around him."