The 1994 racer in which Michael Schumacher won the first of his seven Formula 1 titles sold for 617,500 pounds ($1.01 million) at a classic-car auction that included the highest price ever paid for a commercial vehicle at a public sale.
The racer in which Michael Schumacher won the first of his seven Formula 1 titles is estimated to sell for more than $1 million at an auction in London as the values of classic cars continue to set records.
Sebastian Vettel’s dominance of Formula One, which has provoked jeers from Belgium to Singapore, isn’t eroding television audience ratings, according to series Chief Executive Officer Bernie Ecclestone.
The Ferrari 458 takes the Mulsanne Straight at 180 miles per hour, a lime-green streak through the fastest section of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, which ranks alongside the Daytona 500, the Indianapolis 500 and the Monaco Grand Prix as one of auto racing’s pre-eminent jewels. About 240,000 fans ring the 8.5-mile track on this sunny day in mid- June.