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West McLaren Mercedes 2000



West McLaren Mercedes MP4/15


Year: 2000

Designers: Adrian Newey, Neil Oatley, Henri Durant

Chassis: McLaren carbon fibre

Engine: Mercedes Benz 3.0 litre V10 FO110J

Dampers: McLaren

Gearbox: McLaren 7 speed longitudinal

Electronics: TAG

Wheels: Enkei

Tyres: Bridgestone

Fuel: Mobil unleaded

Oil: Mobil 1

Mercedes Benz Illmor 3.0 l V10



Mika Hakkinen (Finland) 1 / David Coulthard (Scotland) 2


Olivier Panis (France) Test



Mika Pauli Hakkinen

born: 28th September 1968 in Helsinki/Finland

Formula 1 since 1991

Teams: Lotus, McLaren

First Win: Grand Prix of Europe 1997 in Jerez/Spain with a McLaren Mercedes

World Champion 1998 & 1999

Internet: (unofficial)


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David Coulthard

born: 27th March 1971 in Twynholm/Scotland

Formula 1 since 1994

Teams: Williams, McLaren

First Win: Grand Prix of Portugal 1995 in Estoril with a Williams Renault

Vice Champion 1999

Internet: (official)


Mika Hakkinen in the MP4/15 in Melbourne


David Coulthard leading the Ferrari of Michael Schumacher at the Albert Park of Melbourne


Mika Hakkinens pole position press conference at the Brazilian Grand Prix in Interlagos


David Coulthard with the West McLaren Mercedes MP4/15 at the San Marino Grand Prix in Imola


Mika Hakkinen leading Jenson Buttons Williams BMW at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone


David Coulthard giving a press conference at the Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona after having survived a spectacular plane crash in French Lyon


David Coulthard in the parc fermè of the Nürburgring during the European Grand Prix


Mika Hakkinen in the Loews curve of Monaco on a very low speed


Victory ceremony for David Coulthard in Monaco in the lodge of Prince Rainier with Barrichello (left) and Fisichella. McLaren chairman Ron Dennis is standing directly beside His Royal Highness.


David Coulthard leading a BAR Honda during the Canadian Grand Prix


David Coulthard in front of the French tricolour at Magny Cours


David Coulthard driving through Austrias famous forests at the A1-Ring in Spielberg near Zeltweg


Mika Hakkinen walking in Austrias open countryside after having stopped in Friday´s free practice session caused by a defect fuel pump


Mika Hakkinen with his wife Erja in the paddock of the Austrian Grand Prix with one of the country´s famous Sacher chocolate gàteaus


Mika Hakkinen in the rain of Hockenheim at the German Grand Prix




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