Formula 1® race car NFT “Japan Edition 2019” sells at auction for 91.5 ether

2 min readOct 22, 2019

Animoca Brands and F1® Delta Time announce that the “Japan Edition 2019” official Formula 1® (F1®) non-fungible token (NFT) successfully sold at auction for 91.51 ether (approximately US$16,280) on 17 October 2019. See for auction details.

The “Japan Edition 2019” was sold at auction for 91.51 ETH

The “Japan Edition 2019” car is a single, one-of-a-kind official F1 ®digital collectible, as well as a powerful virtual racing car in the upcoming blockchain game F1 ®Delta Time. Being an NFT, this car’s authenticity and true digital ownership are guaranteed on blockchain.

The livery of the “Japan Edition 2019” car bears the kanji 令和, signifying Reiwa. Reiwa is the new era in Japan which began on 1 May 2019, and the word means “beautiful harmony”. The “Japan Edition 2019” car is the first official F1 ®product to celebrate the very first FORMULA 1 JAPANESE GRAND PRIX of the Reiwa era took place on 13 October 2019.

The “Japan Edition 2019” car’s livery was inspired by the yoroi (armor) of a samurai; its intense color contrast of gold, red and black communicates this unique F1 ®car’s strength and elegance. A promo video of the “Japan Edition 2019” car is available at, and photos of the car are available at

The “Japan Edition 2019” is a graceful and powerful racing car oozing with class and stylishness. With its top-notch performance indices (listed below), this virtual car is lightning fast and nimble, and will easily slash its way to victory.

  • Top Speed: 944/1,000
  • Acceleration: 963/1,000
  • Grip: 953/1,000
  • Luck: 58/1,000

The “Japan Edition 2019” car receives a special unique boost to all of its stats when racing at the Suzuka Circuit.

F1® NFT auctions results to date

F1 ®Delta Time has completed four auctions of unique and official Formula 1 ®NFTs. The landmark “1–1–1” car auction closed on 28 May 2019 for a record price of 415.9 ether (worth approximately US$113,000 at the time of sale); the “Monaco Edition 2019” car auction completed on 22 June 2019 for 108 ether (worth approximately US$33,000 at the time of sale); the “France Edition 2019” sold on 15 July 2019 for 96.6 ether (worth approximately US$22,000 at the time of sale); and the “Japan Edition 2019” sold on 17 October 2019 for 91.51 ether (worth approximately US$16,280).




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