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The Lewis Hamilton GP Winning McLaren

2010 McLaren-Mercedes MP4-25 Formula 1

$5,000,000 - $7,000,000 USD

United Kingdom | London, United Kingdom

17 July 2021


Chassis No.
Engine No.
25A-01
FX038-01
  • Lewis Hamilton’s MP4-25 race winner
  • 2010 Turkish Grand Prix-winning chassis
  • First-ever Lewis Hamilton GP-winning car to come to market
  • McLaren certified
Please note that this lot is sold on a Bill of Sale.
TEMPORARY IMPORT (UK)

A man who has eclipsed all major records with no sign of slowing Lewis Hamilton has become a Global Icon that transcends the automotive world – currently the most dominant and talked about driver in Formula 1, but yet a gentleman competitor always, showing great deference to the giants that preceded him and who’s shoulders he stands upon as the face of the world’s biggest annual sporting series.

The McLaren MP4-25, powered by the Mercedes-Benz FO 108X 2.4-litre V-8 engine, proved to be a major improvement on its predecessor, in part due to the innovative "F-duct" incorporated into the design; the system’s effect being controlled by the driver covering up a small hole in the cockpit with his left leg. The design innovation along with a host of other improvements helped reduce aerodynamic drag and allowed the car as much as an extra 6 mph (9.7 km/h) on straights.

In the 14 years since his F1 baptism in Melbourne in 2007, Lewis Hamilton has competed in 270 Grands Prix, winning 98 and enjoying a further 71 podium finishes, he has amassed an incredible 100 pole positions, 3,872 points and led for over 5,170 laps; each milestone reinforcing his reputation at the very pinnacle of the sport and each achieved with recognition and thanks to his team and respect to his rivals.

Now a seven-time Formula 1 World Champion and 2021 Laureus Athlete Advocate of the Year Lewis has become a global force across multiple arenas – a talented fashion designer, skilled musician, Hollywood tastemaker, social activist, champion for environmental change as well as the most successful Formula 1 driver of all time. Lewis Hamilton is a global icon who dynamism and passion for initiating change commands as much attention and respect crossing the finish line as he does as on red carpet of the MET Gala.

The availability of this example, chassis number 25A-01, is an unrepeatable opportunity given the model’s scarcity. While client confidentiality precludes disclosing exactly how many cars exist in private ownership, its believed to be only a scarce few. As such these examples remain highly coveted and largely in private hands, unlikely to be sold in the near future. Furthermore, the McLaren-Mercedes represents a car that can still be track driven and supported by the original factory teams as part of individual Heritage departments.

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