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Michael Schumacher’s Debut F1 Car Is Back Up For Sale


Michael Schumacher Debut F1

While most F1 fans know that Michael Schumacher spent his debut F1 season with Benetton Ford, the German prodigy actually made his debut for the Irish Jordan-Ford team at the 1991 Belgian Grand Prix. The very car which he raced in on that fateful Sunday is about to go under the hammer at auction, just a year and a half since it was last sold.

After winning the 1990 German F3 championship Schumacher was given the chance by Jordan-Ford to race his first F1 Grand Prix, where he qualified an astonishing seventh and was immediately given a permanent seat driving for Benetton. The 7UP-green racing car earned its place in the history of motorsport and after it was last sold in mid-2021, returns to the market via the Bonhams auction house with an estimate of between €1.4 million and €2 million (AU$2.1m – $3.1m).

Presented in running condition and hot off the back of a photo shoot with the F1 legend’s son and current McLaren F1 reserve driver Mick Schumacher, the 1991 Jordan-Ford 191 F1 racecar was once voted the best-looking F1 car in history. It’s unusual for such a historically important vehicle to be offered up for sale again so quickly after it was last sold, but for anyone who missed out last time – now’s your chance to write that wrong.


Michael Schumacher’s Debut F1 Car Is Back Up For Sale

Michael Schumacher’s Debut F1 Car Is Back Up For Sale