Mansell selling Williams that Senna hitched a ride on

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Mansell selling Williams that Senna hitched a ride on

Nigel Mansell is promoting his well-known Williams FW14 which served as a race winner for himself and a taxi for Ayrton Senna.

It was again on the 1991 British Grand Prix that Mansell and Senna supplied us with one of many all-time traditional scenes in Components 1.

Mansell was dominant on dwelling soil within the Williams FW14, taking pole, main each lap, profitable the race and claiming the quickest lap.

Senna in the meantime would run out of gas in his McLaren on the ultimate lap, leaving him to be labeled P4.

However relatively than Senna setting off on a trek again to the McLaren storage, Mansell was on-hand to provide him a elevate as on his victory lap, Mansell stopped to permit Senna to hitch a journey on his FW14 again to the pits.

And now, the very FW14-5 chassis answerable for this iconic second has been put up for grabs by Mansell, the automotive that was gifted to him by Williams on the finish of that 1991 season.

It has been on static show since then, however it seems set to discover a new dwelling as soon as it goes up for public sale via RM Sotheby’s in Monaco in Might.

Whereas the ultimate value which it’s going to go for is unknown, RM Sotheby’s estimate the worth of the FW14-5 at between €1,500,000 – €3,000,000.

However this isn’t the one one in every of ‘Mansell’s Machines’ which can headline the Monaco public sale.

As well as, there might be his 1989 Ferrari 640 going beneath the hammer, the automotive which took him to 2 race wins that season.

This specific piece of Mansell’s and Ferrari’s historical past is anticipated to fetch between €2,500,000 – €5,000,000.

Additionally obtainable might be Mansell’s 1991 Birkin 7 Dash, which in line with RM Sotheby’s, Mansell has confessed to having an “emotional connection” to.

And so, he has “expressed an curiosity in handing this instance over in a private, one-to-one method to its new proprietor”.


Mansell’s 1990 iC Modulo M89 and 2005 Reynard 2KI Grand Prix Masters Automotive may even be part of the public sale.



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