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$7.5 million Schumacher Ferrari sets record: Sotheby’s

Michael Schumacher’s Grand Prix-Winning Ferrari sold for $7.5 million in New York on Thursday, setting an auction record for a modern-era Formula One car, Sotheby’s said.

The seven-time world champion's 2001 Ferrari F2001 sparked furious bidding, roaring past its pre-sale estimate of $4-5 million at Sotheby's flagship post-war and contemporary November evening art sale.

$7.5 million Schumacher Ferrari sets record: Sotheby’s
$7.5 million Schumacher Ferrari sets record: Sotheby’s

$7.5 million Schumacher Ferrari sets record: Sotheby’s

Michael Schumacher’s Grand Prix-Winning Ferrari sold for $7.5 million in New York on Thursday, setting an auction record for a modern-era Formula One car, Sotheby’s said.

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