Sebastian Vettel’s Helmet Reached $118,000 at Charity Auction

Sebastian Vettel’s race helmet reached a whopping $118,000 (£72,100) at a Bonhams’ charity auction in London. Proceeds from the sale of the helmet, which was signed by four-time Formula One world champion, went to a spinal-cord research charity, Wings for Life. “This is one of my favorite helmet designs from this season and it goes without saying that this was one of the most special races for me — my first ever home win,” said Vettel who wore this helmet wore during the 2013 Formula One German Grand Prix weekend.
Sebastian Vettel’s Formula One helmet sells for record $118,000 at charity auction Race helmet with a glittering gold design has set a new world record price at Bonhams auctioneers. It also beat the previous world record of $116,189 paid for a helmet which belonged to Brazil’s late three-time champion Ayrton Senna. “These helmets represent the very best of Formula One and to be able to offer these items at auction was exciting for everyone involved. Not only did we achieve a world record auction price for a helmet but it is made all the more meaningful by the fact the money is going to a very worthy cause,” said Toby Wilson, head of automobilia at Bonhams. At the same auction, James Hunt’s helmet sold for $61,000 (£37,500), while helmet worn by Mark Webber went for $28,600 (£17,500).  

Formula 1 Chrono FIM Edition Watch by TAG Heuer

For this year,
TAG Heuer prepared a special edition watch, which bears the name of the TAG Heuer Formula 1 Chrono FIM Edition. This model features the same design that carries the current collection of TAG Heuer Formula 1 However , a noticeable difference is observed in metallic gray dial and blue accents. As most salient details of the 42mm stainless steel case are luminescent blue hands, three chronograph counters and detailing around the chronograph sub-dials. TAG Heuer Formula 1 Chrono FIM Edition On the corona with black edge is engraved Tachymetre scale that allows the measurement of speed and print with results in dominant blue color. If you continue to look deeply , we see that the date display took place on 4h . In position 12h  is a large hour markers , and just below it is set manufacturers logo . On the right side of the case is a striking black crown with TAG Heuer logo, and as expected from renowned Swiss company the watch features Sapphire Crystal glass. Declared water resistance of this clock, which comes on steel bracelet, is up to 200m depth, while it’s price is $1,900. TAG Heuer Formula 1 Chrono FIM Edition TAG Heuer Formula 1 Chrono FIM Edition