McLaren legend and former double World Champion Mika Hakkinen has hit out at the driving standards of controversial Venezuelan Pastor Maldonado. Famed for his no holds barred approach and sense of fair play, Hakkinen made his mark on the Formula One world back in the late 90's / early 2000's racing against German legend Michael Schumacher's Ferrari team, securing World Championships for McLaren in 1998 and 1999 before his eventual retirement from the sport at the end of the 2001 season. Speaking about Maldonado's occasionally bizarre on track behaviour and crash prone tendencies, Hakkinen shared his concerns to Finnish newspaper Ilta Sanomat. "If a driver does not learn from his mistakes, then tougher sanctions should be introduced for him," he said. "Maldonado does not seem to learn anything from his mistakes," Hakkinen added. "I think when the other drivers race him, they never really know what he's going to do next." "I could understand if you're racing on the last laps and race victory is at stake," said Hakkinen "but generally he should be using more common sense, definitely." Maldonado continues to divide opinion of F1 fans the world over, blindingly fast when the mood takes hold and ridiculous the next moment, Maldonado brings with him plenty of cash and controversy wherever he races. With the on track action in Formula One leaving many fans cold, maybe the Venezuelan's antics are not such a bad thing... What do you think of Pastor's driving in F1 since his Williams debut? Accident waiting to happen or unpolished diamond? Leave your comments below!