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Racecar driver sells Miami Beach home for $7.4M

Sold to French film producer Fabrice Berenholc
By Katherine Kallergis | February 24, 2015 04:30PM

227 East Dilido Drive in Miami Beach and race car driver Duncan Dayton

227 East Dilido Drive in Miami Beach and racecar driver Duncan Dayton

Racecar driver and team owner Duncan Dayton sold his Dilido Island mansion for $7.4 million, according to Miami-Dade County records.

Dayton, who founded American car racing team Highcroft Racing in 1989, sold his seven-bedroom, seven-bathroom house to Vaneo Corporation, a company tied to French film producer Fabrice Berenholc, according to the company’s corporate filing. Dayton is also a Monaco Grand Prix winner. Highland Racing participates in the American Le Mans.

The 7,099-square-foot Miami Beach house last sold in February 2013 for $6.6 million. It was built in 2012 and was listed for rent at $75,000 a month, according to Zillow.

The two-story house, at 227 East Dilido Drive, includes an elevator, rooftop deck with Jacuzzi, a separate guest house and a dock.

Patricia Prado of Real Estate Transactions International represented the buyer, she told The Real Deal.