Mika Salo info & statistics

Mika Salo info & stats
NameMika Salo
CountryFinland Finland
Place of BirthHelsinki
Date of BirthNov 30th 1966 - 53 years old
First Race1994 Japanese Grand Prix
Last Race2002 Japanese Grand Prix
Best Qualifying4th - 1999 German Grand Prix
Best Result2nd - 1999 German Grand Prix
First Podium1999 German Grand Prix
Last Podium1999 Italian Grand Prix

Mika Salo F1 Stats

Race Entries111
Race Starts110
Race Wins0
Pole Positions0
Fastest Laps0
Podiums2 (1,8%)
Points Finishes16 (14,4%)
Retirements48 (43,2%)
Total Points33
Total Laps5.442



Seasons

 

Mika Salo Final Championship Results

19941995199619971998199920002002
32nd15th13th16th13th10th11th18th

 

Mika Salo F1 Seasons Summary

YearTeamEngineGP1st2nd3rdPodPoleLapsFLAvg PtsPoints
2002 Japan Toyota Toyota170000092400.122
2000 Switzerland Sauber Petronas170000087200.356
1999 United Kingdom BAR
Italy Ferrari
Supertec
Ferrari
90112049001.1110
1998 United Kingdom Arrows Arrows150000050600.203
1997 United Kingdom Tyrrell Ford170000090300.122
1996 United Kingdom Tyrrell Yamaha160000069300.315
1995 United Kingdom Tyrrell Yamaha170000095600.295
1994 United Kingdom Team Lotus Mugen-Honda2000009800.000

Races

 

Mika Salo F1 GP Race Classifications

2nd1 Time
3rd1 Time
4th1 Time
5th7 Times
6th6 Times
7th9 Times
8th8 Times
9th7 Times
10th8 Times
11th3 Times
12th4 Times
13th4 Times
14th3 Times
15th2 Times
DNF42 Times
DSQ3 Times
WD1 Time
DNS1 Time

 

Mika Salo F1 GP Race Results

YearRaceNoTeamEngineGridPosRetiredPts
11120022002 Japanese Grand Prix result24ToyotaToyota1380
11020022002 USA Grand Prix result24ToyotaToyota19140
10920022002 Italian Grand Prix result24ToyotaToyota10110
10820022002 Belgian Grand Prix result24ToyotaToyota970
10720022002 Hungarian Grand Prix result24ToyotaToyota17150
10620022002 German Grand Prix result24ToyotaToyota1990
10520022002 French Grand Prix result24ToyotaToyota16DNFEngine0
10420022002 British Grand Prix result24ToyotaToyota8DNFDrivetrain0
10320022002 European Grand Prix result24ToyotaToyota10DNFGearbox0
10220022002 Canadian Grand Prix result24ToyotaToyota18DNFBrakes0
10120022002 Monaco Grand Prix result24ToyotaToyota9DNFBrakes0
10020022002 Austrian Grand Prix result24ToyotaToyota1080
9920022002 Spanish Grand Prix result24ToyotaToyota1790
9820022002 San Marino Grand Prix result24ToyotaToyota16DNFGearbox0
9720022002 Brazilian Grand Prix result24ToyotaToyota1061
9620022002 Malaysian Grand Prix result24ToyotaToyota10120
9520022002 Australian Grand Prix result24ToyotaToyota1461
9420002000 Malaysian Grand Prix result17SauberPetronas1780
9320002000 Japanese Grand Prix result17SauberPetronas19100
9220002000 USA Grand Prix result17SauberPetronas14DNFSpun off0
9120002000 Italian Grand Prix result17SauberPetronas1570
9020002000 Belgian Grand Prix result17SauberPetronas1890
8920002000 Hungarian Grand Prix result17SauberPetronas9100
8820002000 German Grand Prix result17SauberPetronas1552
8720002000 Austrian Grand Prix result17SauberPetronas961
8620002000 French Grand Prix result17SauberPetronas12100
8520002000 Canadian Grand Prix result17SauberPetronas15DNFElectrical0
8420002000 Monaco Grand Prix result17SauberPetronas1352
8320002000 European Grand Prix result17SauberPetronas19DNFHalfshaft0
8220002000 Spanish Grand Prix result17SauberPetronas1270
8120002000 British Grand Prix result17SauberPetronas1880
8020002000 San Marino Grand Prix result17SauberPetronas1261
7920002000 Brazilian Grand Prix result17SauberPetronas0WDSafety Concerns0
7820002000 Australian Grand Prix result17SauberPetronas10DSQDisqualified0
7719991999 European Grand Prix result3FerrariFerrari12DNFBrakes0
7619991999 Italian Grand Prix result3FerrariFerrari634
7519991999 Belgian Grand Prix result3FerrariFerrari970
7419991999 Hungarian Grand Prix result3FerrariFerrari18120
7319991999 German Grand Prix result3FerrariFerrari426
7219991999 Austrian Grand Prix result3FerrariFerrari790
7119991999 Spanish Grand Prix result23BARSupertec1680
7019991999 Monaco Grand Prix result23BARSupertec12DNFBrakes0
6919991999 San Marino Grand Prix result23BARSupertec1970
6819981998 Japanese Grand Prix result17ArrowsArrows15DNFHydraulics0
6719981998 Luxembourg Grand Prix result17ArrowsArrows16140
6619981998 Italian Grand Prix result17ArrowsArrows16DNFThrottle0
6519981998 Belgian Grand Prix result17ArrowsArrows18DNSStart crash0
6419981998 Hungarian Grand Prix result17ArrowsArrows13DNFGearbox0
6319981998 German Grand Prix result17ArrowsArrows17140
6219981998 Austrian Grand Prix result17ArrowsArrows6DNFCollision0
6119981998 British Grand Prix result17ArrowsArrows13DNFThrottle0
6019981998 French Grand Prix result17ArrowsArrows19130
5919981998 Canadian Grand Prix result17ArrowsArrows17DNFAccident0
5819981998 Monaco Grand Prix result17ArrowsArrows843
5719981998 Spanish Grand Prix result17ArrowsArrows17DNFEngine0
5619981998 San Marino Grand Prix result17ArrowsArrows1490
5519981998 Argentine Grand Prix result17ArrowsArrows17DNFGearbox0
5419981998 Brazilian Grand Prix result17ArrowsArrows20DNFEngine0
5319981998 Australian Grand Prix result17ArrowsArrows16DNFGearbox0
5219971997 European Grand Prix result19TyrrellFord21120
5119971997 Japanese Grand Prix result19TyrrellFord22DNFEngine0
5019971997 Luxembourg Grand Prix result19TyrrellFord20100
4919971997 Austrian Grand Prix result19TyrrellFord21DNFGearbox0
4819971997 Italian Grand Prix result19TyrrellFord19DNFEngine0
4719971997 Belgian Grand Prix result19TyrrellFord19110
4619971997 Hungarian Grand Prix result19TyrrellFord21130
4519971997 German Grand Prix result19TyrrellFord19DNFClutch0
4419971997 British Grand Prix result19TyrrellFord18DNFEngine0
4319971997 French Grand Prix result19TyrrellFord19DNFElectrical0
4219971997 Canadian Grand Prix result19TyrrellFord17DNFEngine0
4119971997 Spanish Grand Prix result19TyrrellFord14DNFPuncture0
4019971997 Monaco Grand Prix result19TyrrellFord1452
3919971997 San Marino Grand Prix result19TyrrellFord1990
3819971997 Argentine Grand Prix result19TyrrellFord1980
3719971997 Brazilian Grand Prix result19TyrrellFord22130
3619971997 Australian Grand Prix result19TyrrellFord18DNFEngine0
3519961996 Japanese Grand Prix result19TyrrellYamaha15DNFEngine0
3419961996 Portuguese Grand Prix result19TyrrellYamaha13110
3319961996 Italian Grand Prix result19TyrrellYamaha17DNFEngine0
3219961996 Belgian Grand Prix result19TyrrellYamaha1370
3119961996 Hungarian Grand Prix result19TyrrellYamaha16DNFCollision0
3019961996 German Grand Prix result19TyrrellYamaha1590
2919961996 British Grand Prix result19TyrrellYamaha1470
2819961996 French Grand Prix result19TyrrellYamaha13100
2719961996 Canadian Grand Prix result19TyrrellYamaha14DNFEngine0
2619961996 Spanish Grand Prix result19TyrrellYamaha12DSQDisqualified0
2519961996 Monaco Grand Prix result19TyrrellYamaha115Collision2
2419961996 San Marino Grand Prix result19TyrrellYamaha8DNFEngine0
2319961996 European Grand Prix result19TyrrellYamaha14DSQDisqualified0
2219961996 Argentine Grand Prix result19TyrrellYamaha16DNFThrottle0
2119961996 Brazilian Grand Prix result19TyrrellYamaha1152
2019961996 Australian Grand Prix result19TyrrellYamaha1061
1919951995 Australian Grand Prix result4TyrrellYamaha1452
1819951995 Japanese Grand Prix result4TyrrellYamaha1261
1719951995 Pacific Grand Prix result4TyrrellYamaha18120
1619951995 European Grand Prix result4TyrrellYamaha15100
1519951995 Portuguese Grand Prix result4TyrrellYamaha15130
1419951995 Italian Grand Prix result4TyrrellYamaha1652
1319951995 Belgian Grand Prix result4TyrrellYamaha1180
1219951995 Hungarian Grand Prix result4TyrrellYamaha16DNFThrottle0
1119951995 German Grand Prix result4TyrrellYamaha13DNFClutch0
1019951995 British Grand Prix result4TyrrellYamaha2380
919951995 French Grand Prix result4TyrrellYamaha14150
819951995 Canadian Grand Prix result4TyrrellYamaha1570
719951995 Monaco Grand Prix result4TyrrellYamaha17DNFGearbox0
619951995 Spanish Grand Prix result4TyrrellYamaha13100
519951995 San Marino Grand Prix result4TyrrellYamaha13DNFEngine0
419951995 Argentine Grand Prix result4TyrrellYamaha7DNFCollision0
319951995 Brazilian Grand Prix result4TyrrellYamaha1270
219941994 Australian Grand Prix result11Team LotusMugen-Honda22DNFElectrical0
119941994 Japanese Grand Prix result11Team LotusMugen-Honda25100

Podiums

 

Mika Salo F1 Podium Finishes

YearRaceNoTeamEngineGridPosRetiredPts
219991999 Italian Grand Prix result3FerrariFerrari634
119991999 German Grand Prix result3FerrariFerrari426

Comparison

 

Mika Salo Teammate Comparison

SeasonTeamTeam MateBest PosPointsWinsPolesPositionQualifying
1994Team LotusAlessandro Zanardi10130000002002
1995TyrrellGabriele Tarquini10140000001010
Ukyo Katayama57500000133124
1996TyrrellUkyo Katayama57500000124115
1997TyrrellJos Verstappen58200000125107
1998ArrowsPedro Diniz45330000106115
1999BARJacques Villeneuve7140000003003
FerrariEddie Irvine21102802001524
2000SauberPedro Diniz57600000134115
2002ToyotaAllan McNish67200000116152

News

 

Latest Mika Salo News



Steward Salo admits Hamilton penalties 'harsh'

Oct.2 - Mika Salo has admitted he thought Lewis Hamilton's penalties at Sochi were "harsh". The former F1 driver, who was a FIA steward at the Russian GP, came under fire after..

October 2, 2020 with 9 Comments

Salo denies leaking Hamilton penalty verdict

Sep.29 - Mika Salo has hit back at claims he inappropriately leaked information about Lewis Hamilton's Sochi penalties to a television broadcaster. Ten minutes before the FIA..

September 29, 2020 with 0 Comments

Steward Salo hits back at Hamilton accusations

Sep.28 - A well-known steward has hit back at Lewis Hamilton's accusations that officials are trying to stop his dominance of Formula 1. Although the FIA later rescinded the two..

September 28, 2020 with 8 Comments

F1 steward Salo says Bottas 'did nothing wrong'

Sep.15 - Mugello steward Mika Salo insists that Valtteri Bottas "did nothing wrong" before the midfield race re-start pileup last Sunday. Some of the drivers caught up in the..

September 15, 2020 with 0 Comments

Salo tips struggling Raikkonen to quit F1

Aug.11 - 2020 will be Kimi Raikkonen's last season in Formula 1, according to Mika Salo. At 40, Finn Raikkonen is the oldest and most experienced driver on the grid. But this..

August 11, 2020 with 1 Comment

Salo: Mercedes re-signing Bottas makes sense

Jul.16 - It makes sense that Mercedes is hanging onto Valtteri Bottas for 2021. That is the view of former F1 driver and fellow Finn Mika Salo, amid reports Bottas is poised to..

July 16, 2020 with 0 Comments

Mika Salo 2020 Beyond the Grid Podcast

Winning in F1 is incredibly hard - giving up a certain victory is even harder. Many people will remember Mika Salo from his time as a super sub for Ferrari, when Michael..

July 1, 2020 with 0 Comments

Salo: Crisis could move Raikkonen towards F1 exit

Jun.29 - The corona crisis could have inched Kimi Raikkonen closer to retirement, according to former F1 driver Mika Salo. As is clear from the 2007 world champion's social media..

June 29, 2020 with 1 Comment

Salo: 'Weird' reverse grid idea 'worth a try'

Mika Salo says reverse grid races are "worth a try" as Formula 1 looks to emerge from its coronavirus shutdown. The sport is tipped to reveal its initial European 'ghost race'..

June 1, 2020 with 0 Comments

Salo: McLaren switch 'a risk' for Ricciardo

Jumping ship to McLaren is "a risk" for Daniel Ricciardo. That is the view of former F1 driver Mika Salo, after Renault boss Cyril Abiteboul slammed Australian Ricciardo for not..

May 15, 2020 with 3 Comments

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