|Mecum Set To Join SoCal Car Culture With Serious Splash|
|Historic Hot Rods, Dragsters, and Corvettes Galore for Inaugural Anaheim Auction, Nov. 15-17 High performance collector car auctioneers Mecum Auctions is set to host their inaugural Anaheim event with an offering of more than 750 vehicles and will host a live SoCal broadcast debut of Mecum Auto Auction: Muscle Cars & More Nov. 15-17, 2012 at the Anaheim Convention Center. The Mecum Anaheim Auction and its host venue is a match made in hot rod heaven. With 815,000 square feet of exhibit space, the Anaheim Convention Center is the largest indoor exhibition facility on the west coast and will provide an enjoyable environment for buyers, sellers and spectators throughout this 3-day auction that is certain to become the SoCal auction event of the year. Hot Rod Magazine, the National Hot Rod Association, and the Southern California Timing Association: all are products of the car culture born in booming postwar Southern Calif. The Golden State is also the birthplace of several history-making rods being offered through the course of this three-day happening, including Lot S109, the 1932 McMullen Roadster known as 'The World's Most Iconic Hot Rod,' made famous by the April 1963 cover of Hot Rod magazine and S116, the famed 1936 Ford Calori Coupe that took 1st in Class at Pebble Beach in 2005. The Rodder's art has historically found its fullest expression in the heat of competition, producing over half a century of pioneering drag and road racing machines. The inaugural Mecum Anaheim Auction reflects that history with a number of noteworthy racing machines including two very special offerings from the private collection of Don 'The Snake' Prudhomme: Lot S170, the first funny car to reach 315 MPH and Lot S171, the 'Gold Snake' Camaro funny car painted to celebrate The Snake's seven U.S. Nationals titles. Of course, no Mecum Auction is complete without a gathering of superb investment-grade Corvettes, in this case headlined by Lot S88, a 1969 L88 convertible that is the most fully equipped and thoroughly documented L88 known to exist and Lots S99 and S104, both 1967 427/435 HP convertibles, both awarded prestigious Bloomington Gold Survivor Certification. To consign a vehicle or to become a registered bidder, go to www.Mecum.com or call 262-275-5050.|
| Sir Stirling Moss to be Featured Guest on Saturday of Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion• Legendary Driver to Participate in Q&A and Celebratory Parade Laps|
MONTEREY, Calif., April 15, 2014 — Arguably the greatest all-around racing driver of his time and a true icon of the motor racing world, Sir Stirling Moss will be the honored guest at the Picnic in the Park at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion on Saturday, August 16. Historian Murray Smith will conduct the always engaging noontime session in the Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca marketplace where fans may bring t....
| Houston, We Have An AuctionFormer Astronauts' Collector Cars Crossing the Block April 10-12 at Reliant Center|
Walworth, WI - April 1, 2014 --
Houston, we have an auction. Mecum Auctions will launch its third-annual sale at Houston's Reliant Center this April 10-12 with a 1,000-car offering encompassing coveted collector cars from all genres. Among the outstanding headliners ranging from American and European racers, to Pre-War Classics and Corvettes, Mecum will also offer two collector rides formerly ow....
| Record-Setting Sale For Mecum's Gone Farmin' Vintage Tractor AuctionsThe April 4-5 Event Exceeded $2 million in Sales for the First Time in Four-Year History|
Walworth, WI - April 8, 2014 --
This past weekend's Gone Farmin' Tractor Spring Classic hosted by Mecum Auctions saw more than 200 vintage tractors and 350 signs and farm relics cross the auction block at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds in Davenport, Iowa. The auction house's highest tractor sell-through rate to date was reached with 88 percent hammering sold. Total sales for the auctio....
| CREDIT SUISSE CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF ITS CLASSIC CAR PROGRAM WITH AN ACTION-PACKED SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES FOR 2014◾Credit Suisse marks the 10th anniversary of its successful Classic Car Program throughout 2014|
◾A full schedule of Classic Car and Historic Motor Sport activities planned for 2014
◾Credit Suisse will support the leading international historic vehicle events, including the 2014 Grand Prix de Monaco Historique, the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, and the Goodwood Revival
◾Credit Suisse planning captivating media activities at leading events, including the Historic Racing Forums and the expan....
| Selected Entries at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Span 81 Years of Racing History• Cars Run Gamut from a 1911 National 40 to a 1992 Mazda RX-792P GTP|
MONTEREY, Calif., March 19, 2014 — The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion is likened to a museum that springs to life each August on the Monterey Peninsula. And this year is no exception as 550 historic and period-correct race cars have been accepted to compete in 15 race groups over the four-day gathering, August 14-17 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
The oldest car accepted is Brian Blain's 1911 National 40....
| ASTON MARTIN… ON ICE◾New US ice driving program launches in Crested Butte, Colorado|
◾Affords customers the opportunity to drive full Aston Martin range in extreme winter conditions
◾Utilises custom-built Aston Martin facility
Irvine, CA, 17 March, 2014 – Aston Martin has launched the company's first ice driving program in North America, hosted at Crested Butte, Colorado providing customers with the ultimate driving experience against a stunning mountainous backdrop.
Offering customers the opportuni....
| EXCEPTIONAL $6.6 MILLION 1937 DELAHAYE 135 COMPETITION COURT TORPEDO ROADSTER TOPS RM'S RECORD-BREAKING AMELIA ISLAND SALE• RM posts its most successful Amelia Island, Florida sale to date, generating an outstanding $35,947,500 with 97 percent of all lots sold, March 8 at the Ritz-Carlton|
• Top seller: The late Malcolm Pray's 1937 Delahaye 135 Competition Court Torpedo Roadster sells for a world auction record $6,600,000, the most valuable car ever sold during the Amelia Island weekend
• Full results are now available at www.rmauctions.com
• RM continues its 2014 calendar with a return to Monaco for the company'....
| Gooding & Company's Amelia Island Auction Brings $30.9 Million in 2014• Four cars sell above the $2 million mark and nine cars sell above $1 million|
• 15 new auction records set for marques including Porsche, BMW and Ferrari
Amelia Island, Fl. (March 8, 2014) – Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world's most significant and valuable collector cars, realized $30.9 million during its Amelia Island Auction. The auction house sold 78 of 88 lots, which resulted in an 89% sale rate and an impressive average price of $....