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F1 team sells assets

Updated 1619 GMT (0019 HKT) December 12, 2014
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The defunct Marussia Formula One team is selling its assets in an online auction. The 2013 MR02 race car, with a dummy engine and gearbox, is one of the premium items up for sale. FRP Advisory
The wheels stopped turning for the Marussia team on November 7, 2014 when it ceased trading after being placed into administration. FRP Advisory
Max Chilton's race suit is one of the items being sold off. The British racing driver is one of 200 Marussia employees now without a job. FRP Advisory
Administrators FRP Advisory are selling the F1 team's assets -- including boxes of exhaust components -- to raise cash to pay Marussia's creditors. FRP Advisory
A signed photo of Jules Bianchi driving in the Monaco Grand Prix lends a poignant note to the auction. The French racer claimed the team's first points in Monaco this season but remains in hospital with severe head injuries after a crash at the Japanese Grand Prix in October. FRP Advisory
There are some unusual items up for sale at the auction, including scale model car parts which are used to test aerodynamic efficiency in the wind tunnel. FRP Advisory
Motorsport collectors might also be interested in bidding for the fireproof suits worn by members of the team during pit stops.
Petrol heads can also buy a gearbox assembly complete with drive shafts, wishbones, wheel hubs, brake calipers, suspension arms and transportation frame. FRP Advisory
The online auction offers a chance to get your hands on an F1 steering wheel used during the 2010 season. FRP Advisory
For bidders on a budget, smaller items such as Marussia team caps are for sale at the online auction, which takes place on December 16 and 17. FRP Advisory