The Method One helmet worn by Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc at his residence Monaco Grand Prix final month offered for a report €306,000 ($329,960) in an public sale to boost funds for flood victims in Emilia-Romagna, Italy.
Auctioneers RM Sotheby’s stated in an announcement on Thursday that the quantity made it the highest-priced racing helmet ever auctioned.
A 1990 helmet worn by Brazilian triple world champion Ayrton Senna, with the staff radio nonetheless in it, set the earlier report in 2019 when it offered for €162,000.
Leclerc’s race swimsuit fetched €61,200, his boots went for €20,400 and his gloves offered for €42,000 in a ‘Charles Leclerc for Emilia-Romagna’ charity public sale that raised a complete of €429,600.
The signed pink and white Bell HP77 helmet was a one-off merchandise created for the Monaco race, through which Leclerc completed sixth.
Fifteen folks died in floods that hit the northern Italian area in Might when torrential rain brought about greater than 20 rivers to burst their banks and despatched water cascading by way of cities and villages.
Ferrari’s residence grand prix at Imola was known as off, with Monaco the following race on the calendar.