Buy Michael Schumacher’s Championship-Winning Ferrari F1 Car for $9.5M

The F2003-GA was one in a long run of the most successful Ferrari Formula 1 cars ever made. This is your chance to own the chassis that Michael Schumacher won the 2003 title with.

byChris Rosales| PUBLISHED Nov 5, 2022 8:15 PM
Buy Michael Schumacher’s Championship-Winning Ferrari F1 Car for $9.5M
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Ferrari needs no introduction. Even if its recent Formula 1 form has been mostly disappointing, the team has a rich history of triumph and plenty of that unplaceable allure that defines the brand. But if you want to remember the good times at Scuderia Ferrari, this F2003-GA is part of one of the most dominant streaks in F1 history. And Michael Schumacher won his 2003 title in this very car being sold by RM Sotheby's.

The V10 era of Formula 1 is remembered fondly by almost everybody. The beauty of the cars, the legendary drivers like Senna, Mansell, and Prost, and a healthy dose of nostalgia help us remember it fondly. But the defining person of that period was Michael Schumacher, who won seven world titles, five of them with Ferrari. The F2003-GA is the third entry in a dominant line of Ferrari F1 cars that began with the F1-2000 and ended with the F2005. 

It’s also part of a family of some of the most beautiful Ferrari race cars ever made. The F2003-GA is named after Gianni Agnelli, the former head of Fiat who died in 2003. It’s directly related to the F1-2000, the utterly dominant F2002, and the F2004, which was the fastest car in F1 history until the 2020 Mercedes W11. The F2003-GA was actually introduced mid-season because the F2002 was deemed fast enough to win, and when the 2003 car was raced at the Spanish Grand Prix, it was found to overuse its tires. 

The issues with the 2003 car led to the crushing dominance of the F2004. Because of this car, Schumacher could link together a streak of domination not seen until Lewis Hamilton in the turbo hybrid era. And this chassis is the very car that Schumacher clinched the 2003 title in at the Japanese Grand Prix.

For $9.5M, the car is in full running condition and prepared by the Ferrari factory, ready to be driven by the lucky soul who can afford one. It’s unobtanium, but it's heroic and historic. I just hope someone buys it and drives it.

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