Caterham F1 to Auction Off Everything, Including Cars

Despite all the glamor and pomp that Formula 1 exudes, behind the scenes the sport can be a cold, unwelcoming place for those who hard up for cash. That notion became ever apparent for F1 youngsters Caterham and Marussia. Both teams went into administration late last year. While Marussia tentatively looks like it could race again for 2015, Caterham has officially flat-lined. As such, all of its assets will head to auction in March, and we're not just talking about unsold t-shirts or coffee mugs. Everything is up for grabs, including F1 cars. RELATED: The Caterham Seven 160 can make three-cylinders fun The Wyles Hardy & Co. auction site lists many of the team's assets, which include the obligatory office furniture, desktop computers, work benches, and engineering machinery. But we think you'll find the racing gear a bit more exciting. A few 2014 Caterham F1 show cars are up for sale, as well as a slew of body panels and racing components, pit-lane equipment, giant race and hospitality trailers, an F1 race simulator with a 200 degree field of view, and a Dell supercomputer with obscene amounts of processing power. It's a truly rare opportunity for racing fans, but also an intensely somber one. Hundreds of employees used to walk through the doors of Caterham's Leafield facility every day. They would use those machines, build great things at those workstations, and hunt for tenths of a second in their computer simulations. We hope those folks find their way back to the paddock soon. RELATED: Check out F1 driver Kamui Kobayashi's special edition Caterham _____________________________________ Click Here to Read the Original Article on BoldRide