Former double-time Formula 1 world champion Mika Hakkinen was one of the most important opponents of the Formula 1 career of Michael Schumacher.
It was just duel with him that in 2000 season the German has fetch the World title in Maranello. It was so usual that the Finn did get a message to Schumi, he still in critical condition at Hospital of Grenoble following a skiing accident last Sunday.
“I was in shock and I sent an email to Connie and the whole family to let them know how I felt close to them in this terrible situation. Most important thing right now is the family of Michael. They need peace and so much strength to win this battle, “Mika told Bild.
With other main things, the former McLaren driver Hakkinen has also lived a similar incident to that of Schumacher, staying in a coma for several days following an accident during qualifying for the 1996 Australian GP. He was aggressively recovered, in fact, in 1998 and 1999 won the World title.
“And ‘ one of the worst things that can happen in life. Do you realize how fragile your life. It is important to have confidence in the words of the doctors and hope that everything will turn out for the best. The worst thing is that you can do nothing. ”
Mika in any case strongly believes in the ability of Michael to be able to recover: “It ‘ a fighter, will not give up until you have won the battle.”