Anyone who wanted to have a real Formula 1 car at home as well has the opportunity to attend the auction of one of the luxury auction houses that sells original cars from the private collection of one of the collectors. Thus, the original race cars of the Manor-Marussia team and their previous Virgin team from the seasons from 2010 to 2013 will be auctioned. Jules Bianchi, Timo Glock and Lucas di Grassi drove them on the racetracks. Such auctions are not uncommon, but so far older racing cars have appeared. Why he, currently an anonymous collector, decided to sell and how he actually got to them is not yet known.
In the first part of the qualifications, Caterham's racer, as one of the few, insisted on dry track tires and thus took an enviable third place. Jules Bianchi and Max Chilton also tried similarly, thus reaching the second part of the qualifications. Van der Garde was only 0,374 seconds behind the leading Alons, which makes it an even greater success, with which he is very satisfied: “It was very slippery, which made it difficult for me to drive back to the pits. When I got to the twelfth or thirteenth turn, it was already so wet that I just said to myself: We'll see what happens. It was difficult, as I did not reach the working temperature either. I tried to turn the tires in the blank more than usual, but then in the last lap everything started to work as it should and that's why here