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will be auc­tion­ing Michael Schu­macher’s Monaco Grand Prixwin­ning Fer­rari F2001 on Novem­ber 16. Chas­sis F2001 #211, which con­tested the 2001 For­mula 1 world cham­pi­onship, is the car in which the seven-time world cham­pion won the last of his five Monaco vic­to­ries, and the car in which he se­cured his fourth world ti­tle at the Hun­gar­ian Grand Prix. The F2001 rep­re­sented early noughties state-of-the-art F1 chas­sis de­sign – and so good was the F2001 that it started the 2002 sea­son in lightly mod­i­fied form and proved quick enough to win the sea­son-opener in Mel­bourne, Aus­tralia.

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