Mick Doohan: a five-time World Champion on two wheels

F1: Beyond The Grid

19-09-2023 • 52 mins

From 1994 to 1998, Mick Doohan transcended motorbike racing as he won the 500cc World Championship five years in a row.

Like Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen in modern times, Mick was often invincible on the racetrack and dominated his class.

The Australian also knows Formula 1 inside out. He’s spent more than 30 years in the paddock and, with his son Jack looking to climb from F2 to F1, he’s still ever-present today.

Speaking to Tom Clarkson, Mick discusses how his winning mentality compares to some of F1’s greatest champions. He talks about his very close friendship with Michael Schumacher, what it was like to test a Williams car in 1998, Jack's development with Alpine, how two wheels compares to four, and much more.

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