Defunct F1 team's equipment up for sale
15 April 2010

Two Formula One trailers from the defunct US F1 team are for sale on eBay with no reserve.

The trailers were bought by US F1 from Brawn GP at the end of the 2009 season. Both trailers still have the Brawn livery on the side, as well as fully kitted out interiors.

One trailer contains an office with space for 10 engineers. The other has a machine shop and room for three race cars and equipment.

The trailers are being sold off after a British creditor got a court order to seize them from the holding company of US F1, which failed in its bid to make the grid for this year’s grand prix opener in March.

The trailers were the only assets the US F1 team had in the UK and so the High Court allowed them to be sold off.

When new, the trailers carried a price tag of around £300,000 each, but they are expected to go for much less than that on eBay.

Bidders have until Friday morning to bid for the trailers.

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15 April 2010

They're only going for about 30K!! Brilliant.

15 April 2010

Hmph, i have reported the listing and the sheriffs office to ebay for circumventing ebay fees. The listing does not accept paypal (against ebay rules) and they insist on bank transfer (which ebay states is insecure method of transaction).

ahaha.

15 April 2010

[quote beachland2]The listing does not accept paypal (against ebay rules) [/quote]

Not for vehicles.

[quote beachland2] Hmph, i have reported the listing and the sheriffs office to ebay for circumventing ebay fees.[/quote]

May I suggest taking up a hobby?

15 April 2010

US F1 kit now on eBay...

How long before an Toyota IQ, Cignet kit is too?

15 April 2010

it just shows how much money top motorsport teams waste. why didn't brawn just respray the trailers in mercedes / petronas colours. surely the trailers have a life of at least 5 years.

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15 April 2010

For your chance to bid....

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Formula-One-Motorsport-Trailer-1-OF-2-NO-RESERVE_W...

and

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Formula-One-Motorsport-Trailer-2-of-2-NO-RESERVE_W...

As for should they have been resprayed in Merc colours? Just think that a big team (as they surely must be considered now) will have more funds than the lower ones. So those entering F1 would have picked up a bargin with these.

15 April 2010

[quote fhp11]

[quote beachland2] Hmph, i have reported the listing and the sheriffs office to ebay for circumventing ebay fees.[/quote]

May I suggest taking up a hobby?

[/quote]LOL, brilliant.

15 April 2010

[quote fhp11]May I suggest taking up a hobby?[/quote]

Community police i think. i will stroll around and look at people suspiciously.

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