Precisely how big of a Formula 1 enthusiast are you really? Since your pockets are still properly deep and if there ’ s no limitation to your admiration for the game , then feast your eyes on this 1:32 scale F1 slot car race track.
It was commissioned by Formula One and assembled by Slot Mods. This past year, it spent the racing season in the F1 Paddock Club during each race, to the delight of VIP guests. Now, it’s becoming auctioned off by RM Sotheby in Abu Dhabi this Saturday.
According to the ad, the track is predicted to go for anywhere between $20,000 and $30,000, with profits benefiting the Reaching the Last Mile finance, that will be Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed’s health care campaign that combats preventable diseases – a joint initiative with the Bill Gates Foundation.
Such tracks are hand built and cost well over $100,000, with the artists requiring approximately three to six weeks to finish each project, depending on the scale and of course, the degree of detail.
Characteristics incorporate hand-painted race lovers, bespoke buildings, foliage lining the circuit and a modular layout (it could be disassembled into two sections for easier dispatch ). It’s worth noting that many drivers and significant F1 figures have utilized this slot monitor.
The circuit doesn ’ t seem that ’ s on the calendar Though lots of the monitor ’ s corners look comfortable. The cars are all realistic. The #5 Ferrari is that of Sebastian Vettel, while the #6 Mercedes is that of Nico Rosberg, in the 2014 F1 season.
Photo credits: Peter Seabrook &duplicate;2019 Courtesy of both RM Sothebys
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