The Ferrari F300 did not bring the championship to Michael Schumacher, but won all the races in which he took part. The car weighs only 600 kg and is equipped with a high-revving 800-horsepower engine.
In the US, a unique 1998 Ferrari F300 was put up for auction by RM Sotheby's. For the car “Formula 1” plan to help out from 6 to 8 million dollars. This is reported by the official website of the auction house.
Such a high price is due not only to the rarity of the car, but also to its achievements in racing. It was on this car that Michael Schumacher performed in the 1998 season. And although he eventually lost the championship to Mika Hakkinen, the Ferrari F300 still marked an important achievement.
Schumacher drove this car in four races and won them all. The German driver won the Grand Prix of Canada, France, Great Britain and Italy.
This result is a kind of record, because in the “Formula 1” cars are short-lived and they are often changed. During the season, racers use several cars, and in the 90s they changed them almost every race.
Ferrari F300 is equipped with 3.0 liter naturally aspirated V10 with 800 horsepower. With. at 17,500 rpm and a 7-speed sequential gearbox. It weighs only 600 kg and can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 2 seconds and reach speeds in excess of 350 km/h.
Since 1999, the car kept in a private collection. It has not been restored, but has been kept in good condition and running.