We don’t have a lot of use for it seeing as we’re not in the business of making full-fledged Formula One cars, but in terms of owning a piece of history by having parts of the F1 team that never was - yes, that’s you, USF1 - then the people who attended the USF1 auction last week probably walked away with some pretty humdingers while others probably overpaid for some run-of-the-mill items too.

Take this F1 body shell for example. Apparently, it went for just $8,000, which is pretty much a bargain for collectors of, uhm, race car body parts. Other items were also auctioned, including a $400 printer which, miraculously, sold for $700. In addition to the overpriced printer, there were also handtrucks, a refrigerator, trash cans, cabinets, desktop computer equipment and laptops, and dualing blue and green couches.

Just goes to show you how USF1 is desperate to recoup at least parts of the money they burned through all of this.

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Source: Autoweek

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7 comments:

  (238) posted on 06.15.2011

haha. So embarrassing! I was thinking why do they need a set of non racing items in this auctioned, can’t they make another event for this one. I think it would be better if this goes with a pure USF1 items! They just spoil the whole thing!

  (630) posted on 06.13.2011

haha. I don’t get the point of having a auctioned for this item. I think it would be better if they just make a garage sale of it. Its very shameful seeing this things!

  (528) posted on 06.13.2011

hmm. what is this a part of the crashed incident? Can’t they offered a whole part of F1 cars? Who the hell is going to buy this car? And what do non racing items doing in here!

  (379) posted on 06.17.2010

it’s a shame that they have to auction it also..

  (205) posted on 06.16.2010

Well, I think this is pretty much embarrassing because I guess GM will dump millions onto the hick sport which is Nascar, while America doesn’t even have a presence in F1 at all.

  (313) posted on 06.16.2010

Man, that hurts. Discouraging for anyone that might want to give it a shot in the future.

  (228) posted on 06.15.2010

Probably the one who will show some interest in buying this are those people who love cars and die hard car collectors like jay leno. I bet this is a good display outside garage.

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