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1998 Ferrari F300 driven by Schumacher, sold for 1.7m USD

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1998 Ferrari F300 driven by Schumacher, sold for 1.7m USD

The 1998 Ferrari F300, which was driven by Michael Schumacher 38 times in the season, has been sold for a whopping 1.7 million USD, at the Barrett-Jackson auction.

”Accompanied by its Classic certificate and Ferrari documents showing the car was driven by Michael Schumacher 38 times, this car has been fully restored by Ferrari and is eligible for a number of historic events. As an actual verified Ferrari that has been piloted by seven-time World Champion Michael Schumacher. We believe the 1998 F300 Chassis 183 was an integral part in re-establishing Scuderia Ferrari’s dominance in Formula 1 racing”, as the press release is showing.

The 1998 Ferrari F300 is number three out of a total produced for the ’98 season and it’s powered by a 3.0 liter V10 engine, which is producing a whopping 805 HP, available at 17,500 rpm, with the redline standing at 18,000 rpm. The unit is mated to a seven-speed button-shift transmission. The amount for which the Formula 1 car signed by Ferrari has found a new owner is 1.7 million USD. Keep in mind that Michael Schumacher is in a medically induced coma and listed in a stable condition, after a skiing accident.

by Cristian Gnaticov (my Google+) - Monday, January 20th, 2014 - filed under Ferrari, News, Other. Image credit: .
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