Mika Juhani Salo (born November 30, 1966 in Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish racing driver who competed in F1 from 1994 until 2002. Salo currently operates in Formula One as a commentator working for the Finnish MTV3 Formula One coverage.


Formula One Career[edit | edit source]

Before Formula One[edit | edit source]

1994[edit | edit source]

1995[edit | edit source]

Salo was announced to be partnering Ukyo Katayama at Tyrrell in late January 1995. He had undergone a test-shoot out between himself, Gabriele Tarquini and Emmanuel Collard in early January for the race seat.

1996[edit | edit source]

1997[edit | edit source]

1998[edit | edit source]

1999[edit | edit source]

2000[edit | edit source]

2002[edit | edit source]

After Formula One[edit | edit source]

Formula One Statistical Overview[edit | edit source]

Formula One Record[edit | edit source]

Year Entrant Team WDC Points WDC Pos. Report
1994 Team Lotus Lotus-Honda 0 NC Report
1995 Nokia Tyrrell Yamaha Tyrrell-Yamaha 5 15th Report
1996 Tyrrell Yamaha Tyrrell-Yamaha 5 13th Report
1997 Tyrrell Tyrrell-Ford 2 17th Report
1998 Danka Zepter Arrows Arrows 3 13th Report
1999 British American Racing BAR-Supertec 10 10th Report
Scuderia Ferrari Marlboro Ferrari
2000 Red Bull Sauber Petronas Sauber-Petronas 6 11th Report
2001 Toyota F1 Test Team Toyota Test Driver
2002 Panasonic Toyota Racing Toyota 2 17th Report

Career Statistics[edit | edit source]

Entries 111
Starts 109
Pole Positions 0
Front Row Starts 0
Race Wins 0
Podiums 2
Fastest laps 0
Points 33
Laps Raced 5442
Distance Raced 25 911 km (Expression error: Unexpected number. mi)
Races Led 2
Laps Led 2
Distance Led 13 km (8 mi)
Doubles 0
Hat-Tricks 0

Career Results[edit | edit source]

Complete Formula One results
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 Pts Pos
1994 Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of the Pacific Community.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Europe.svg Flag of Japan.svg Flag of Australia.svg 0 NC
10th Ret
1995 Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Europe.svg Flag of the Pacific Community.svg Flag of Japan.svg Flag of Australia.svg 5 15th
7th Ret Ret 10th Ret 7th 15th 8th Ret Ret 8th 5th 13th 10th 12th 6th 5th
1996 Flag of Australia.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of Europe.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Portugal.svg Flag of Japan.svg 5 13th
6th 5th Ret DSQ Ret 5th DSQ Ret 10th 7th 9th Ret 7th Ret 11th Ret
1997 Flag of Australia.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of Argentina.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of Luxembourg.svg Flag of Japan.svg Flag of Europe.svg 2 17th
Ret 13th 8th 9th 5th Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 13th 11th Ret Ret 10th Ret 12th
1998 Flag of Australia.svg Flag of Brazil.svg link = 1998 Argentine Grand Prix Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of Austria.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Luxembourg.svg Flag of Japan.svg 3 13th
Ret Ret Ret 9th Ret 4th Ret 13th Ret Ret 14th Ret DNS Ret 14th Ret
1999 Flag of Australia.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of Austria.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of Europe.svg Flag of Malaysia.svg Flag of Japan.svg 10 10th
7th Ret 8th 9th 2nd 12th 7th 3rd Ret


2000 Flag of Australia.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Europe.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of France.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Japan.svg Flag of Malaysia.svg 6 11th
DSQ DNS 6th 8th 7th Ret 5th Ret 10th 6th 5th 10th 9th 7th Ret 10th 8th
2002 Flag of Australia.svg Flag of Malaysia.svg Flag of Brazil.svg Flag of San Marino.svg Flag of Spain.svg Flag of Austria.svg Flag of Monaco.svg Flag of Canada.svg Flag of Europe.svg Flag of Great Britain.png Flag of France.svg Flag of Germany.svg Flag of Hungary.svg Flag of Belgium.svg Flag of Italy.svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Japan.svg 2 17th
6th 12th 6th Ret 9th 8th Ret Ret Ret Ret Ret 9th 15th 7th 11th 14th 8th


Key
Symbol Meaning Symbol Meaning
1st Winner Ret Retired
2nd Podium finish DSQ Disqualified
3rd DNQ Did not qualify
5th Points finish DNPQ Did not pre-qualify
14th Non-points finish TD Test driver
NC Non-classified finish (<90% race distance) DNS Did not start
Italics Scored point(s) for Fastest Lap [+] More Symbols

Notes[edit | edit source]

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