F1 Ferrari goes under the hammer: Schumacher won four times with this car
Written by Adrian Shintlemeister
Monterey (California/USA) – RM Sotheby’s US public sale home is at present providing this particular present: an unique method 11998 Ferrari F300. The car was pushed by Michael Schumacher (53). But all the pieces is in the worth: the car ought to price at the least 6 million euros.
The particular supply made the hearts of many Ferrari followers beat quicker: Kerpener won four times with this car in 1998. In the finish it wasn’t sufficient for the world title, which Mikka Häkkinen (53) won this season in a McLaren Mercedes.
But as public sale home RM Sotheby’s explains on its web site, the car stays a legend. These are the few Ferrari F1 chassis which have competed in at the least three races and won each race.
This chassis is the most profitable undefeated Ferrari Formula 1 chassis of all time.
Will the subsequent ex-dynamo transfer to Aue with him?
The F300 laid the basis for Schumacher and Ferrari’s F1 dominance in the 2000s. The first Constructors’ Championship was held in 1999, and in the following 5 years Schumacher and the Scuderia beat everybody to victory.
In 1998, Hakkinen overtook Schumacher to win the title
The car is in glorious situation however can’t be moved.
The purchaser can make certain that the F300 is in prime situation. After all, the earlier proprietor purchased the car straight from Ferrari and has stored a “checkbook” ever since, as the public sale home defined.
But this can be mirrored in the worth: the car is estimated at six to eight million euros. It have to be out of attain for a lot of Scuderia supporters.
A purchaser ought to think twice about whether or not they wish to drive an 800-horsepower race car in any respect. The lack of worth will be large and the provide of spare elements will be very small.
“A novel alternative for certainly one of the world’s most interesting collections,” says the public sale home. As a purchaser, you’re focusing on individuals who personal one or one other uncommon car – very wealthy collectors or museums.
If you continue to wish to hit, after all you possibly can. His Car at present in California and scheduled for public sale on August twentieth.
Cover photograph: PR/RM Sotheby’s