Lot 31

Mika Häkkinen McLaren Mercedes MP4-16 Nose Cone, 2001


$8,400 USD | Sold

United States | United States




McLaren Mercedes
16A #1
18 × 42 × 55 in.

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.”