18 × 42 × 55 in.
Mika Häkkinen McLaren Mercedes MP4-16 Nose Cone, 2001
Sold For $8,400Inclusive of applicable buyer's fee.
For 2001, McLaren Mercedes competed in Formula 1 using McLaren’s MP4-16. The cars were piloted by David Coulthard and two-time World Champion Mika Häkkinen. That year the team won four grands prix, including Brazil, Australia, British, and the United States GP. The team finished the season with 102 points and 2nd in the Constructors’ Championship.
The front wing is inscribed with the serial nos. 16A-WF-0242D/LFE16/04 and 16A-WF-0242D/RFE16/04 on the left- and right-hand sides, respectively. Additionally, the nose cone is marked as 16A #1 and is affixed with a label that notes that it was used for a “Test.”