Being an amazing athlete doesn’t make him an excellent driver as well, taking his BMW M3 crash as an example to backup this statement, but this cannot keep the 23-year-old Jamaican sprinter from shopping for a Ferrari California recently, as WENN reported. Hopefully, until he decides whether to make the buy or not he will consider taking some extra driving courses. Just in case...
So far, all the cars Bolt has driven were given to him, so this might be the first car the athlete buys. In November 2008, he was given a F430 Spider to ride along portions of the F1 circuit in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
In December 2008, his dream of owning a BMW M3 was fulfilled by his sponsor PUMA. He then even attended a specialist BMW M driving school in Germany to learn how to handle the sports car.
As we said, the fastest man in the world didn’t get to enjoy the M3 for too long, as five months later he lost control of the car and plowed into a ditch as he was speeding on the outskirts of Kingston, the Caribbean island’s capital.
Bolt then injured his left foot as he stepped out of the car. He was taken to a hospital near Kingston, but released later that day, after tests showed that he was not seriously injured.