At the last Formula 1 race of this season, on Novembre 30 in Abu Dhabi, RM Sotheby’s will host an auction of collector cars and memorabilia. This auction will be the start of a partnership between RM Sotheby’s and Formula 1.
The partnership was announced during the Formula 1 Gulf Bahrain Grand Prix 2019 last weekend. The cooperation is planned to grow over the years, there will be both live auctions at Grand Prix-venues as well as online auctions, providing F1-fans and collector car enthusiasts with a chance to acquire their own piece of motorsport and automotive history.
Yas Marina Circuit
In the first year, the focus will culminate in the season-ending Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix 2019. On sale will be Grand Prix racing machines and road-going sports cars, and also a collection of blue-chip classic and supercars. According to the auctioneers, this auction will be the first of its kind in this region. This auction
Al Tareq Al Ameri is CEO of the Yas Marina Circuit. “Collector car and memorabilia interest in the Region is growing”, he says. “So hosting the first auction of this new collaboration at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is perfectly timed.”