The Official FIA F1 Medical Car
follows the Formula 1 field on the starting lap, as the racing cars are grouped particularly closely together in this critical phase of the race.
The highlight of the weekend was the BMW M2 Coupe, which made its Qatari debut as the lead model of a fleet of Safety Cars alongside the BMW X5M, which served as the medical car
. The sports utility vehicle from BMW M is powered by the latest-generation 4.4-litre V8 engine.
Other eye-catching highlights of the auction at BCA Blackbushe include a Star Wars themed Audi A4, an F1 Medical Car
and an MG styled as a USA Navy Fighter Plane.
Because it looks like a big one," Verstappen had asked over the team radio as the medical car
sped to the scene of the impact and the paddock collectively held its breath.
Friday's session, the first on-track action since Bianchi succumbed to the devastating injuries he sustained at last year's Japanese Grand Prix, was immediately red flagged and a medical car
was sent to the scene.
After a trip to the medical car
, he came back with a splint on his left wrist and bandaging on his left thigh and right hand.
Mercifully, neither man was injured, and as the medical car
rolled up to attend to them, Ricciardo went on to take the chequered flag by 4.2secs ahead of a much relieved Rosberg.
Mercedes-Benz is now in its 18th year as the provider of the Official F1 Safety Car and the Official F1 Medical Car
. In the 2013 Formula 1 season, they are using the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT as the safety car while the Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Estate is used as the medical car
He said during a patrol, when a medical car
was stopped because of breaking traffic rules, police officers opened the automobile to check it and saw that the interior was fitted out like a high-class limousine with comfortable seats for transporting VIP passengers.
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Now Vettel has had his say, notably via one comment aired on German television station RTL in which he said: "If Mark needs help then he should take the medical car
His high-speed response medical car
, an unmarked Audi RS4 filled with life-saving equipment, was parked nearby as he tended to those involved in the crash when the thief jumped in the driver's seat.