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Mika Hakkinen Teaches Captain Slow to Drive - Top Gear - BBC

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Mika Hakkinen trains Top Gear's very own Captain Slow, James May, how to drive at high speeds on a loose surface in Finland. Subscribe for more awesome Top Gear videos: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=Topgear Top Gear YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/topgear TopGear.com website: http://www.topgear.com Top Gear Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/topgear Top Gear Twitter: http://twitter.com/BBC_topgear This is a channel from BBC Worldwide who help fund new BBC programmes.
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Arsenio Vasquez (2 days ago)
Look at how Mika chills...😆
Quoverlord (5 days ago)
2:14 BwoAH
Ed in Burgh (6 days ago)
Bloody hell, it WAS Bill Oddy! LOL!
cowboy0212 (6 days ago)
Finland is great
matthias michel (6 days ago)
Me : Mika would you go with bmw or Mercedes ? Mika : Yes !
FallaciousScotsman (7 days ago)
EA patient (7 days ago)
who knows the BGM ?
sikaerkki666 (7 days ago)
only fun fact that is true in this video is that finns got more world champions in rally and f1 ever
Paistin Lasta (10 days ago)
Hämeenlinna perkele
Baron von Limbourgh (12 days ago)
MIKAAAAA!!!!!!!!! My hero
Hannah Miyamoto (14 days ago)
What kind of racing includes running other cars off the road? Thats like driving in a demolition derby, not a stock car race.
Starigniter Wanders (17 days ago)
00:35 is May immitating Murray Walker?
Trailing Arm (23 days ago)
Fantastic video. Loved Mika Hakkinen in his racing prime: faster than Schumacher I thought but not quite as consistent. Finnish sisu has been described as "ice in the belly": Example: what is the motto of Finn Air pilots? A. "We always land." Regarding rallying, Finland is a bit like Wales: not much to do or many facilities to do it in so you have to make your own entertainment. The landscape - plus farm boys' experience of mechanics - makes dirt bikes and rally/motocross viable options. James May wasn't bad either, considering his previous form!
Ethan Rivas (27 days ago)
Mika vs The Stig
sukka 1 (28 days ago)
Nobody: Finnish car control: SKRRRR!
J Clar (29 days ago)
Finland's fauna is exactly like Maine.
foxy the pirate (1 month ago)
Scandinavian flick=drift james may just drifted...
Edward The Random Engine (1 month ago)
Captain slow? More like Captain Race
Nikita Petushkov (1 month ago)
Nose Picking Puddle Jumping Window Licker (1 month ago)
FINNISH DRIVERS ARE NOT THE BEST !! Canadians are BEST. If Canadians Gilles Villeneuve~Jacques Villeneuve~Paul Tracy~Patrick Carpentier~Greg Moore were given the best like Mika and Michael Ferrari or Benz and the Canadians win every time.
Big Street Reppin (24 days ago)
Nose Picking Puddle Jumping Window Licker check how we've done in rally
Big Street Reppin (24 days ago)
Nose Picking Puddle Jumping Window Licker well that is a lie
Jonny Walker (1 month ago)
Imagine the yanks trying to do this hahaha #RetardNation
DayLightSensor (1 month ago)
I'm gonna say the m word
péter horváth (1 month ago)
Whos here after Schumacher's greatest rivals? Cuz I know I am
Stulch Mulch (1 month ago)
One of the few drivers who is loved by everyone. Even the fans of his biggest opponents like Mika. That’s rare. With Kimi too actually. Maybe it’s a Finnish thing
KLINTENATOR (1 month ago)
What a genuine human.
Lori Suomi (1 month ago)
True ...Sisu, hard to explain.
Dave auf dem BMW (1 month ago)
Love Mika. OG Iceman!
DearDearly Dee (1 month ago)
Anyone know whats the song they used on May’s getting some sisu scene?
jastaR S (1 month ago)
LOL 6:20 Suddendly video turns into flatout
Thomas Drewel (1 month ago)
When Mika looks into the camera at 3:33 is priceless
Moggy471 (1 month ago)
Mika seems like a really nice bloke. Also that is a great motorsport.
Cameron Hicks (2 months ago)
Eeeeer No
Wufei Ren (2 months ago)
" but the tvelwe year old wasn't having it " LOL
Invictus Gameplay Italia (2 months ago)
2:11 "I'm not very good on gravel" XD Despite being a Ferrari fan, you will always be the cutest opponent in the world Mika!
Junior4AMG (2 months ago)
That’s a C63 AMG with the 6.2L NA V8 btw
Perse Reikänen (2 months ago)
Very nice 👌🎅
paul hunter (2 months ago)
The H Man Gill (2 months ago)
Pyllymysli (2 months ago)
TBH as a finn, I can say that James driving after the competition after the crash is one of the best examples of sisu in action. Boys and girls, always remember. If you want to win, employ a finn.
John Smith (3 months ago)
man that Merc is so good looking unlike today's cars
anovakua (3 months ago)
Should've been Kimi
Elidoransgar (3 months ago)
Mika will always be my favorite driver. Half of it is how amazing he drives, and the other half is how he has nothing to say.
Alex Mercer (3 months ago)
That 190, oh my god
Dgisch (3 months ago)
well he got kicked out and came back
Dgisch (3 months ago)
why cant you drive with Walter Röhrl
Schwanzus Longus (3 months ago)
He looks a little bit like Putin, BLYAAT xD
The 11th doctor (3 months ago)
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? NO 0:34!
Raymond XL (3 months ago)
So humble. Complete opposite of Hamilton.
Mr Guest (3 months ago)
Damn Bill Oddie is quick.
Erkkipappers (3 months ago)
2:47 Kansei dorifto
zhaosMan020 (3 months ago)
Haha it's actually Häkkinen
Farina Marcina (3 months ago)
Didnt age so slow did he. 3 legends
Jessus Christ (3 months ago)
haha Milka "im not good on gravel" Hakkinen
stinky socks (3 months ago)
what is the music that starts playing in the background when merc drifts at 0:30 ... does anyone know the name .. if it a song or something
juanovski shevchenko (3 months ago)
Finland The land of rally drivers
Daunte uflay (3 months ago)
0:29 song? omg ive heard it before!!! i love it so much.
Fred5612 (3 months ago)
Finland mad max racing seems cool
Zack Stout (3 months ago)
After you, Grandad
Mauno Horttanainen (4 months ago)
Finland is the best country on Earth!
Damn turtles (4 months ago)
Yes. In finland we also go to school 20km on skis and uphill both ways
Stewart Grindlay (4 months ago)
3:27 is a priceless look.
Incitatus (4 months ago)
When is Mika gonna be a regular on SkyF1!? Hes the best
Bendude_94 (4 months ago)
rally english is strong with mika hakkinen!
-Rizky249- (4 months ago)
That Volvo Amazon looks like my Satsuma in MSC tho.
Esteeven Cepeda (4 months ago)
Kimi Raikkonen’s father
shadeburst (4 months ago)
To learn drifting start by cutting donuts then open it up. Learn on dirt not tar or your tyres won't last very long.
Ali H (4 months ago)
The first song in the background is called ground for divorce
blackheavyblans (5 months ago)
Torilla tavataan. Tykkää jos oot suomalainen. :)
Carlos Neto (5 months ago)
Axl Rose ?
Przemek Righult (5 months ago)
Mister Mister (5 months ago)
Starts talking about car control, Mika starts running off the road.. 🤦‍♂️
Ross MacMillan (5 months ago)
Finland is a fantastic country with amazing people.
Just A Random Guy (5 months ago)
Whats the old Merc James driving?
RMan 13 (5 months ago)
I love the Finns. They’re so special, Mika then Kimi. Great driving skills. I hope I get to see them someday
Liam Sweeney (5 months ago)
Considering James May himself said in a newspaper interview (Sunday Times if I remember correctly) that he reckons about only 5% of the footage that's made out to be the hosts is actually them I highly doubt any of those corners were actually James May driving. It takes hours and hours of practice to be able to flick a car out that well. Fortunately I'm actually into cars so I know this, unlike people who watch Top Gear.
Ville Väliaho (5 months ago)
Torille perkele! Täälä espoossa missää mudassa ajeta täällä vedetää pillurallii
Jake Mann (5 months ago)
What's the first song
horrnett (5 months ago)
driving on Indian roads and highways are like driving in a rally only , you have no idea what you are going to encounter in the next 1km of straight road ha ha
Swale (5 months ago)
"But the 12 year old wasnt having it" - I almost spat my whisky laughing at that point.
touhougamer225 (5 months ago)
Ahvenisto perkele
Christ chris (5 months ago)
"When you were a F1 driver, they'd ask you a really complicate question and you'd just say 'yes' " "Yes"
ish.ya.boi.communism JustDanceandLoveLiveaddict (5 months ago)
The Flying Finn and Captain Slow in a merc driving and drifting! Fact: 100% of Finnish people who already has a driver's license stick with manual. If you can't drive a manual on your driving tests, it's a flop. I like you Mika!
Watsqeburt (5 months ago)
james is such a great guy
entrixx (5 months ago)
whats the song that starts at 4:22 ?
WonderingAboutThat (5 months ago)
great one!
akshay raj (5 months ago)
Some sweeet drifts in this film.
Daniel Trankina (5 months ago)
@1:25 killed me
Moukarimies (5 months ago)
Suomi mainittu!
Marc Le Slac (5 months ago)
Boy that mercedez shure can drift
grayRain (6 months ago)
I once saw a video of a Finn shouting at a bear until it got scared and ran away. They truly have the blood of Vikings in them.
Joshua Gadsby (6 months ago)
When he said “instead of just 2” he was holding up 3 fingers
Ray Klein (6 months ago)
Capt. Slow: "When you were a Formula 1 driver they asked you a really complicated question and you just said yes?" Mika: 5:17 🙈
fahim113 (6 months ago)
Does this man not age?!
Em Jackson (6 months ago)
Up and at them!
sascha spallone (6 months ago)
Grande mika 🙌🏼
BrightHouse (6 months ago)
I’m writing a book on the 1994 F1 season in case you’re interested www.1994f1.com
Nomi, the Idiot (6 months ago)
This is what Wreckfest is like
Armando B7 (6 months ago)
Gökberk Önem (6 months ago)
Mika is awesome. He is likeable, funny and pretty modest but damn fast at the same time. A truly special driver.
David Sheilds (7 months ago)
From a Ferrari fan, MIKA = LEGEND