Schumacher vs Hakkinen Monza 1998 – All F1 qualifying and race sessions covered live. Plus news, reviews, features and comics! The short but intense, and unusual, battle between Michael and Mika at the Italian GP in 1998. Having nearly stalled on the start line Michael Schumacher has made his way past Villenueve and Irvine and chased down the McLaren of title rival Mika Hakkinen and is pressuring him for 2nd position, which is where this video kicks off. Out front is David Coulthard in the sister silver arrow, who is running a two stop strategy (compared to the single stops of Mika and Michael) and attempting to break away. ITV feed.