The F1 automobile virtually doubled the earlier file value for a contemporary F1 automobile offered in an public sale.
Michael Schumacher’s championship-winning Ferrari that he drove in 2003 has been offered for a file value of $14,630,000, virtually doubling the earlier file at an public sale in Geneva.
In keeping with a Forbes report, the F2003 GA Chassis 229 was offered by RM Sotheby’s throughout the public sale home’s Luxurious Week sale.
The automobile smashed the file by doubling the sale value of the earlier file holder which was additionally an ex-Michael Schumacher Ferrari, the F2001 that offered for $7,504,000 in 2017.
Seven-time Method One World Champion, Michael Schumacher drove the F2003-GA to victory in 5 Method One Grand Prix in 2003. It’s the similar chassis that he was driving when he clinched the world championship by simply two factors over Kimi Raikkonen of McLaren.
The F1 automobile was utterly rebuilt by Ferrari’s Method 1 Clienti division this yr and shaken down at Ferrari’s Fiorano check observe in Italy by Michael Schumacher’s son and present Haas Method 1 driver Mick Schumacher.
Schumacher broke the earlier file of 5 world champions set by Juan Manuel Fangio within the Fifties with this automobile in 2003 when he received his sixth title. Nevertheless, the Argentine’s 1954 Mercedes holds the all-time file sale because it was offered for £25.5m in 2013.
After 2003, the legendary German driver would go on to win one other title the next yr after which retire with six world crowns, a tally that has since been matched solely by Lewis Hamilton.
The Ferrari wasn’t the final ex-Schumacher automobile on the RM Sotheby’s books, as per a usasports.information report. The public sale additionally has the Benetton B191 which scored the final win within the profession of three-time world champion Nelson Piquet and was additionally Schumacher’s second Method 1 automobile of F1 his profession.
(Edited by : Sudarsanan Mani)