F1 vehicles have fetched eye-watering sums at public sale forward of Michael Schumacher’s Ferrari being bought | F1

Mario Andretti’s Ferrari – $2,143,750 / £1,771,487

The 1982 Ferrari 126 C2 was bought by Sotheby’s in 2019, and is at present the seventh costliest F1 automobile to ever be auctioned.

This mannequin was the final of seven that have been ever made.

Patrick Tambay received the 1982 German Grand Prix on this Ferrari, whereas Mario Andretti took it to pole place and third place on the Italian Grand Prix.

Tambay had changed Gilles Villeneuve, who died earlier within the season, and Andretti changed Didier Pironi who sustained career-ending accidents.

Nigel Mansell’s title-winning Williams – $3,297,968 / £2,703,000

The 1992 Williams-Renault FW14B was bought by Bonham’s on the 2019 Goodwood Competition of Velocity.

Mansell received his sole world championship on this automobile, whereas Williams received the constructor’s championship.

The mannequin contains the engine with which Mansell received the primary race of the 1992 season in South Africa.

Designed by Adrian Newey, this automobile was so technologically superior that dominated have been later launched to even the taking part in area.

Ayrton Senna’s McLaren – $4,359,103 / £3,602,143

The 1993 McLaren MP4/8A was bought by Bonham’s in 2018 in Monaco.

The legendary Ayrton Senna received a record-breaking sixth Monaco Grand Prix on this automobile. It was bought fitted with matching chassis, engine and gearbox.

He would end second within the 1993 season, behind his rival Alain Prost, on this automobile.

Lewis Hamilton’s McLaren – $6,658,000 / £4,836,000

The 2010 McLaren-Mercedes MP4-25 was the primary of Lewis Hamilton’s F1 vehicles to be supplied to the general public, and was bought by Sotheby’s in 2021 at Silverstone.

Hamilton drove this automobile to victory on the Turkish Grand Prix in 2010, and battled Michael Schumacher in China in the one season that they raced collectively.

This automobile was additionally pushed by Jenson Button, the reigning world champion and Hamilton’s teammate in 2010.

Michael Schumacher’s most controversial automobile? $6,643,750 / £5,490,062

The 2002 Ferrari F2002 was bought by Sotheby’s in 2019 in Abu Dhabi.

Schumacher drove this automobile within the controversial Austrian Grand Prix the place his teammate Rubens Barrichello, who has led for the whole race, allowed him to move on the ultimate lap and take the victory.

Schumacher went on to assert a fifth world championship on this automobile.

This Ferrari was the dominant F1 automobile ever, on the time. Schumacher received 10 races within the F2002, three of which (San Marino, Austria, France) have been on this actual mannequin.

One other Schumacher Ferrari! $7,504,000 / £6,200,930

The 2001 Ferrari F2001 was bought by Sotheby’s in 2017 in New York.

Schumacher received his fourth F1 world championship within the F2001.

This actual mannequin was pushed to victory by Schumacher on the Monaco and Hungarian grands prix.

Fangio’s iconic title-winner – $29,650,095 / £24,501,356

The costliest F1 automobile ever auctioned is the 1954 Mercedes W196R, bought by Bonham’s on the 2013 Goodwood Competition of Velocity.

The legendary Juan Manuel Fangio received the world title on this automobile.

This actual mannequin was pushed to victory by Fangio in Switzerland and Germany.

Above is an image of David Coulthard in 2010 driving the traditional 1954 Mercedes W196R.

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