Mika Salo info & statistics

Mika Salo info & stats
Name Mika Salo
Country Finland Finland
Place of Birth Helsinki
Date of Birth Nov 30th 1966 - 54 years old
Season Entries 8
First Race 1994 Japanese Grand Prix
Last Race 2002 Japanese Grand Prix
Best Qualifying 4th - 1999 German Grand Prix
Best Result 2th - 1999 German Grand Prix
First Podium 1999 German Grand Prix
Last Podium 1999 Italian Grand Prix

Mika Salo F1 Stats

Race Entries 111
Race Starts 110
Race Wins 0
Pole Positions 0
Fastest Laps 0
Podiums 2 (1,8%)
Points Finishes 16 (14,4%)
Retirements 48 (43,2%)
Total Points 33
Total Laps 5.442



Seasons

 

Mika Salo Final Championship Results

19941995199619971998199920002002
32th15th13th16th13th10th11th18th

 

Mika Salo F1 Seasons Summary

Year Team Engine GP 1st 2nd 3rd Pod Pole Laps FL Avg Pts Points
2002 Japan Toyota Toyota 17 0 0 0 0 0 924 0 0.12 2
2000 Switzerland Sauber Petronas 17 0 0 0 0 0 872 0 0.35 6
1999 United Kingdom BAR
Italy Ferrari
Supertec
Ferrari
9 0 1 1 2 0 490 0 1.11 10
1998 United Kingdom Arrows Arrows 15 0 0 0 0 0 506 0 0.20 3
1997 United Kingdom Tyrrell Ford 17 0 0 0 0 0 903 0 0.12 2
1996 United Kingdom Tyrrell Yamaha 16 0 0 0 0 0 693 0 0.31 5
1995 United Kingdom Tyrrell Yamaha 17 0 0 0 0 0 956 0 0.29 5
1994 United Kingdom Team Lotus Mugen-Honda 2 0 0 0 0 0 98 0 0.00 0

Races

 

Mika Salo F1 GP Race Classifications

2th1 Time
3th1 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

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts
111 2002 2002 Japanese Grand Prix 24 Toyota Toyota 13 8 0
110 2002 2002 USA Grand Prix 24 Toyota Toyota 19 14 0
109 2002 2002 Italian Grand Prix 24 Toyota Toyota 10 11 0
108 2002 2002 Belgian Grand Prix 24 Toyota Toyota 9 7 0
107 2002 2002 Hungarian Grand Prix 24 Toyota Toyota 17 15 0
106 2002 2002 German Grand Prix 24 Toyota Toyota 19 9 0
105 2002 2002 French Grand Prix 24 Toyota Toyota 16 DNF Engine 0
104 2002 2002 British Grand Prix 24 Toyota Toyota 8 DNF Drivetrain 0
103 2002 2002 European Grand Prix 24 Toyota Toyota 10 DNF Gearbox 0
102 2002 2002 Canadian Grand Prix 24 Toyota Toyota 18 DNF Brakes 0
101 2002 2002 Monaco Grand Prix 24 Toyota Toyota 9 DNF Brakes 0
100 2002 2002 Austrian Grand Prix 24 Toyota Toyota 10 8 0
99 2002 2002 Spanish Grand Prix 24 Toyota Toyota 17 9 0
98 2002 2002 San Marino Grand Prix 24 Toyota Toyota 16 DNF Gearbox 0
97 2002 2002 Brazilian Grand Prix 24 Toyota Toyota 10 6 1
96 2002 2002 Malaysian Grand Prix 24 Toyota Toyota 10 12 0
95 2002 2002 Australian Grand Prix 24 Toyota Toyota 14 6 1
94 2000 2000 Malaysian Grand Prix 17 Sauber Petronas 17 8 0
93 2000 2000 Japanese Grand Prix 17 Sauber Petronas 19 10 0
92 2000 2000 USA Grand Prix 17 Sauber Petronas 14 DNF Spun off 0
91 2000 2000 Italian Grand Prix 17 Sauber Petronas 15 7 0
90 2000 2000 Belgian Grand Prix 17 Sauber Petronas 18 9 0
89 2000 2000 Hungarian Grand Prix 17 Sauber Petronas 9 10 0
88 2000 2000 German Grand Prix 17 Sauber Petronas 15 5 2
87 2000 2000 Austrian Grand Prix 17 Sauber Petronas 9 6 1
86 2000 2000 French Grand Prix 17 Sauber Petronas 12 10 0
85 2000 2000 Canadian Grand Prix 17 Sauber Petronas 15 DNF Electrical 0
84 2000 2000 Monaco Grand Prix 17 Sauber Petronas 13 5 2
83 2000 2000 European Grand Prix 17 Sauber Petronas 19 DNF Halfshaft 0
82 2000 2000 Spanish Grand Prix 17 Sauber Petronas 12 7 0
81 2000 2000 British Grand Prix 17 Sauber Petronas 18 8 0
80 2000 2000 San Marino Grand Prix 17 Sauber Petronas 12 6 1
79 2000 2000 Brazilian Grand Prix 17 Sauber Petronas 0 WD Safety Concerns 0
78 2000 2000 Australian Grand Prix 17 Sauber Petronas 10 DSQ Disqualified 0
77 1999 1999 European Grand Prix 3 Ferrari Ferrari 12 DNF Brakes 0
76 1999 1999 Italian Grand Prix 3 Ferrari Ferrari 6 3 4
75 1999 1999 Belgian Grand Prix 3 Ferrari Ferrari 9 7 0
74 1999 1999 Hungarian Grand Prix 3 Ferrari Ferrari 18 12 0
73 1999 1999 German Grand Prix 3 Ferrari Ferrari 4 2 6
72 1999 1999 Austrian Grand Prix 3 Ferrari Ferrari 7 9 0
71 1999 1999 Spanish Grand Prix 23 BAR Supertec 16 8 0
70 1999 1999 Monaco Grand Prix 23 BAR Supertec 12 DNF Brakes 0
69 1999 1999 San Marino Grand Prix 23 BAR Supertec 19 7 0
68 1998 1998 Japanese Grand Prix 17 Arrows Arrows 15 DNF Hydraulics 0
67 1998 1998 Luxembourg Grand Prix 17 Arrows Arrows 16 14 0
66 1998 1998 Italian Grand Prix 17 Arrows Arrows 16 DNF Throttle 0
65 1998 1998 Belgian Grand Prix 17 Arrows Arrows 18 DNS Start crash 0
64 1998 1998 Hungarian Grand Prix 17 Arrows Arrows 13 DNF Gearbox 0
63 1998 1998 German Grand Prix 17 Arrows Arrows 17 14 0
62 1998 1998 Austrian Grand Prix 17 Arrows Arrows 6 DNF Collision 0
61 1998 1998 British Grand Prix 17 Arrows Arrows 13 DNF Throttle 0
60 1998 1998 French Grand Prix 17 Arrows Arrows 19 13 0
59 1998 1998 Canadian Grand Prix 17 Arrows Arrows 17 DNF Accident 0
58 1998 1998 Monaco Grand Prix 17 Arrows Arrows 8 4 3
57 1998 1998 Spanish Grand Prix 17 Arrows Arrows 17 DNF Engine 0
56 1998 1998 San Marino Grand Prix 17 Arrows Arrows 14 9 0
55 1998 1998 Argentine Grand Prix 17 Arrows Arrows 17 DNF Gearbox 0
54 1998 1998 Brazilian Grand Prix 17 Arrows Arrows 20 DNF Engine 0
53 1998 1998 Australian Grand Prix 17 Arrows Arrows 16 DNF Gearbox 0
52 1997 1997 European Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Ford 21 12 0
51 1997 1997 Japanese Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Ford 22 DNF Engine 0
50 1997 1997 Luxembourg Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Ford 20 10 0
49 1997 1997 Austrian Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Ford 21 DNF Gearbox 0
48 1997 1997 Italian Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Ford 19 DNF Engine 0
47 1997 1997 Belgian Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Ford 19 11 0
46 1997 1997 Hungarian Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Ford 21 13 0
45 1997 1997 German Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Ford 19 DNF Clutch 0
44 1997 1997 British Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Ford 18 DNF Engine 0
43 1997 1997 French Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Ford 19 DNF Electrical 0
42 1997 1997 Canadian Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Ford 17 DNF Engine 0
41 1997 1997 Spanish Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Ford 14 DNF Puncture 0
40 1997 1997 Monaco Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Ford 14 5 2
39 1997 1997 San Marino Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Ford 19 9 0
38 1997 1997 Argentine Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Ford 19 8 0
37 1997 1997 Brazilian Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Ford 22 13 0
36 1997 1997 Australian Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Ford 18 DNF Engine 0
35 1996 1996 Japanese Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Yamaha 15 DNF Engine 0
34 1996 1996 Portuguese Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Yamaha 13 11 0
33 1996 1996 Italian Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Yamaha 17 DNF Engine 0
32 1996 1996 Belgian Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Yamaha 13 7 0
31 1996 1996 Hungarian Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Yamaha 16 DNF Collision 0
30 1996 1996 German Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Yamaha 15 9 0
29 1996 1996 British Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Yamaha 14 7 0
28 1996 1996 French Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Yamaha 13 10 0
27 1996 1996 Canadian Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Yamaha 14 DNF Engine 0
26 1996 1996 Spanish Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Yamaha 12 DSQ Disqualified 0
25 1996 1996 Monaco Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Yamaha 11 5 Collision 2
24 1996 1996 San Marino Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Yamaha 8 DNF Engine 0
23 1996 1996 European Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Yamaha 14 DSQ Disqualified 0
22 1996 1996 Argentine Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Yamaha 16 DNF Throttle 0
21 1996 1996 Brazilian Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Yamaha 11 5 2
20 1996 1996 Australian Grand Prix 19 Tyrrell Yamaha 10 6 1
19 1995 1995 Australian Grand Prix 4 Tyrrell Yamaha 14 5 2
18 1995 1995 Japanese Grand Prix 4 Tyrrell Yamaha 12 6 1
17 1995 1995 Pacific Grand Prix 4 Tyrrell Yamaha 18 12 0
16 1995 1995 European Grand Prix 4 Tyrrell Yamaha 15 10 0
15 1995 1995 Portuguese Grand Prix 4 Tyrrell Yamaha 15 13 0
14 1995 1995 Italian Grand Prix 4 Tyrrell Yamaha 16 5 2
13 1995 1995 Belgian Grand Prix 4 Tyrrell Yamaha 11 8 0
12 1995 1995 Hungarian Grand Prix 4 Tyrrell Yamaha 16 DNF Throttle 0
11 1995 1995 German Grand Prix 4 Tyrrell Yamaha 13 DNF Clutch 0
10 1995 1995 British Grand Prix 4 Tyrrell Yamaha 23 8 0
9 1995 1995 French Grand Prix 4 Tyrrell Yamaha 14 15 0
8 1995 1995 Canadian Grand Prix 4 Tyrrell Yamaha 15 7 0
7 1995 1995 Monaco Grand Prix 4 Tyrrell Yamaha 17 DNF Gearbox 0
6 1995 1995 Spanish Grand Prix 4 Tyrrell Yamaha 13 10 0
5 1995 1995 San Marino Grand Prix 4 Tyrrell Yamaha 13 DNF Engine 0
4 1995 1995 Argentine Grand Prix 4 Tyrrell Yamaha 7 DNF Collision 0
3 1995 1995 Brazilian Grand Prix 4 Tyrrell Yamaha 12 7 0
2 1994 1994 Australian Grand Prix 11 Team Lotus Mugen-Honda 22 DNF Electrical 0
1 1994 1994 Japanese Grand Prix 11 Team Lotus Mugen-Honda 25 10 0

Podiums

 

Mika Salo F1 Podium Finishes

Year Race No Team Engine Grid Pos Retired Pts
2 1999 1999 Italian Grand Prix 3 Ferrari Ferrari 6 3 4
1 1999 1999 German Grand Prix 3 Ferrari Ferrari 4 2 6

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



Paddock has no doubt that F1 dodged a fatality

Dec.1 - Mika Salo says a simple driver miscalculation caused Romain Grosjean's horror and fiery crash in Bahrain last Sunday. With the Frenchman set to leave hospital on Tuesday..

December 1, 2020 with 0 Comments

Kallenius: Mercedes continues F1 project

Nov.19 - Daimler CEO Ola Kallenius has once again moved to allay fears that Mercedes might be pulled out of Formula 1. 2021 was the German team's seventh consecutive sweep of the..

November 19, 2020 with 0 Comments

Salo surprised as Raikkonen keeps racing in 2021

Nov.4 - Mika Salo has admitted to surprise that Kimi Raikkonen will keep his longest-ever Formula 1 career alive into yet another season in 2021. Fellow Finn and former F1 driver..

November 4, 2020 with 3 Comments

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

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