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McLaren, Hill and Hamilton headline F1 auction as almost 1m raised

McLaren's MP4-24 2009 show car and Damon Hill's 1995 race suit and helmet emerged as two of the lead lots that helped push an online Formula 1 memorabilia auction to almost 1million in donations to help organisations fighting Covid-19. The #RaceAgainstCOVID auction, organised by RM Sotheby's on behalf of the FIA, raised 944,392 [£845,472], with the proceeds benefiting the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies [IFRC] global response to the coronavirus. Article continues under video The MP4-24, created for display purposes to promote McLaren's 2009 championship contender, headlined the auction, raising £66,000 as it doubled its pre-sale estimate. Surprisingly, of...
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