Recently, Lewis Hamilton's 2010 Turkish GP winning McLaren was sold in an auction. Surprisingly this was not the first time when the F1 car has come under the hammer.
So let's take a look at the top 5 most expensive cars sold at the auction.
The seven-time world champion, Lewis Hamilton's Turkish GP winning McLaren MP4-25 was sold for a whopping £4,836,000 before the inaugural sprint race at Silvertone. This car was is powered by Mercedes-Benz’s 2.4-liter V8 engine.
Michael Schumacher’s 2001 Ferrari was sold for nearly £5,500,000 in 2017. RM Sotheby auctioned the 2001 Ferrari F2001, with which Schumacher won the 2001 Monaco and Hungary Grand Prix, in New York in 2017.
The three-time world champion, Ayrton Senna's 1993 McLaren MP4/8A from which the Brazillian took his record sixth and final Monaco Grand Prix victory was sold for £3,606,198 in 2018.
The seven-time world champion, Michael Schumacher's 2002 Ferrari F2002 was sold for just over £5 million when it was auctioned at the 2019 Abu Dhabi GP. The F2002 took 15 wins, 11 poles and 15 fastest laps during the 2002 season.
Juan Manuel Fangio’s 1954 Mercedes was sold for a mind-boggling £19,601,500 in 2013. The Bonhams auction house auctioned this car at the Goodwood Festival, with which the Argentine driver won his second world championship.