Skip to main content

Auctions America's California & Auburn Fall Events To Broadcast Live On NBC Sports Network
AddThis Social Bookmark Button
Company press release.

Auctions America's California & Auburn Fall Events To Broadcast Live On NBC Sports Network  • Auctions America announces exclusive live television coverage of its California and Auburn Fall sales on NBC Sports Network

• Delivered to more than 80 million homes, new in-depth collector car auction coverage complements NBC Sports Network's growing motor programming

• Rare 1964 Shelby 289 Cobra to play starring role in coverage of Auctions America's debut California sale

• Auburn Fall event represents longest running collector car auction in history

AUBURN, Indiana (June 6, 2013) – Leading collector car auction house, Auctions America, is excited to announce exclusive live television coverage of its highly anticipated California and Auburn Fall auctions this August and September on the Sports Emmy Award-winning NBC Sports Network and live streaming coverage via NBC Sports Live Extra. Along with tracking live gavel-to-gavel action, the exciting new Auctions America programming will showcase the stories behind featured automobiles, as well as provide a glimpse into the characters of the global collector car hobby. This in-depth auction programming complements the NBC Sports Network's growing motor content, which includes Formula One and the IZOD IndyCar Series. NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group's live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices and tablets, will live stream coverage of Auctions America for the first time. Coverage will stream live to the digital platforms of participating cable, satellite, and telco services, via 'TV Everywhere,' which is available on an authenticated basis to subscribers of participating MVPDs.

Auctions America's California & Auburn Fall Events To Broadcast Live On NBC Sports Network  'We are thrilled to be working with the team at NBC Sports Network to make the Auctions America experience available to more than 80 million homes across the U.S. later this summer,' says Donnie Gould, president of Auctions America. 'The addition of live TV and streaming will help those unable to join us in person to experience all the excitement in real-time, as well as help us showcase not only the quality of our offerings and their fascinating histories, but also the expertise and professionalism of our team.'

'Auctions America is a great addition to our programming,' says Jeff Macaluso, Senior Director of Programming, NBC Sports Network. 'We look forward to presenting 15 hours of exclusive live event coverage of Auctions America on NBC Sports Network and NBC Sports Live Extra for the first time ever in the coming months.'

Produced by Roger Wilco Productions, the exclusive programming will include six hours of live coverage from Auctions America's debut California sale on August 2 - 3, plus more than nine hours of coverage from the company's flagship Auburn Fall sale, August 29 - 31. Full details are available online at auctionsamerica.com.

Headlining the California sale will be a rare, fully restored 1964 Shelby 289 Cobra, CSX2561. One of less than 20 factory-delivered automatic cars, this fully-documented, matching-numbers, ex-Factory demonstrator is equipped with its original factory components including motor, transmission, body, and rear-end and boasts just 40,000 miles from new. Road tested by an Auctions America specialist, it is presented in fantastic running condition, ready for the road or show.

A short video highlighting CSX2561 is available online at www.auctionsamerica.com/california-cobra. The Cobra leads an exciting roster of more than 400 quality collector cars expected at the California sale, including a diverse assortment of American and European classics and sports cars, Detroit muscle, hot rods, and customs.

The California auction will be closely followed by Auctions America's Auburn Fall event, August 29 – September 1 at the historic Auburn Auction Park in Indiana. A Labor Day weekend tradition spanning more than 43 consecutive years, the event is the longest running collector car auction in history. This year's sale will feature approximately 1,300 classics, exotics, hot rods and muscle cars.

For further information, visit auctionsamerica.com or call toll-free 1-877-906-2437 (+1 260-927-9797 outside North America).

About Auctions America

Formed in July 2010, Auctions America specializes in the sale of American classics, European sports cars, Detroit muscle, hot rods and customs. Headquartered at the historic Auburn Auction Park in Indiana, Auctions America boasts an expert team of full-time vehicle specialists, who offer over 140 years of combined experience buying, selling, racing and restoring collector vehicles, making them uniquely qualified to advise on all aspects of the hobby. The company's established roster of annual events are held in some of the country's leading automotive destinations including Auburn, Indiana; Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Carlisle, Pennsylvania and Burbank, California. To learn more about Auctions America, visit auctionsamerica.com, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @auctionsamerica.

About NBC Sports Network

NBC Sports Network, part of the NBC Sports Group, is dedicated to serving passionate sports fans. Now in more than 80 million homes, the Emmy-award winning network is the cable television home of the Summer and Winter Olympics, National Hockey League (NHL), Major League Soccer (MLS), IZOD IndyCar Series, Tour de France, the 34th America's Cup, Premier League and Formula One. In addition, NBC Sports Network features college football, college basketball, college hockey, cycling, outdoor programming, horse racing surrounding the Triple Crown and Breeders' Cup, Fight Night boxing, Ironman, the Dew Action Sports Tour and USA Sevens Rugby. The network is also home to original programs such as Costas Tonight, The Crossover, NFL Turning Point, Pro Football Talk and The Dan Patrick Show. NBC Sports Network is distributed via cable systems and satellite operators throughout the United States.

Photo Caption: 1964 Shelby 289 Cobra (Photo Credit Pawel Litwinski © 2013 Courtesy of Auctions America)

   Recent Articles
DANIEL'S VIENNESE WALTZ

VIENNA, Austria – After the sequence of season-opening fly-aways, Formula One has two weeks downtime to regroup ahead of the first European round of the season – but that doesn't mean there aren't opportunities to see and hear the cars in action. The Red Bull Live Demo team criss-crosses the globe, taking F1 to places it doesn't usually go – though surprisingly often it winds up in Austria. Funny that.

Yesterday it was Daniel Ricciardo in the hot seat, putting the RB8 through its paces....
EXCLUSIVE ‘WORLD FIRST' MOTORING FEATURES AND UNIQUE CARS CONFIRMED FOR 2015 AT THE PALACE OF HOLYROODHOUSE

Concours of Elegance 2015, Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh, 4-6 September
◾Sir Jackie Stewart named Concours of Elegance Vice Patron, alongside Patron, HRH Prince Michael of Kent
◾Jackie Stewart to showcase three of his Formula One world championship cars on the lawns of the Palace
◾Tribute to Scottish motor racing heroes and a world-first gathering to celebrate the Ecurie Ecosse racing team to be displayed in September
◾World's first Scottish Motoring Hall of Fame inaugurated at 2015 Con....
INFINITI KICKS OFF INFINITI PERFORMANCE ENGINEERING ACADEMY COLLEGE TOUR

Infiniti and Infiniti Red Bull Racing offer rare Formula One internship

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today, Infiniti Motor Company announced a tour of leading engineering colleges in the U.S. to raise awareness of the 2015 Infiniti Performance Engineering Academy (IPEA). This once-in-a-lifetime program offers aspiring engineering students the chance to work alongside Infiniti and the four-time Formula One World Championship team, Infiniti Red Bull Racing.

As part of the program, studen....
FIA SELECTS SOLBERG AS AMBASSADOR FOR ITS ROAD SAFETY CAMPAIGN

Reigning FIA World Rallycross Champion Petter Solberg has been announced as the latest World Champion to pledge his support for the FIA's Action for Road Safety campaign, joining Formula One's Lewis Hamilton and FIA World Endurance Championship stars Anthony Davidson and Sebastien Buemi as an ambassador.

Solberg – who won five out of 12 rounds of the inaugural FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy last year – will help raise awareness for the initiative which focuses o....
BREMBO FORMULA 1 BAHRAIN BRAKE FACTS

DETROIT, (Apr. 17, 2015) – Brembo continues its initiative of developing and providing brake facts for each of the 20 races on the Formula One calendar. This weekend Formula One heads to Bahrain and the Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.

The Bahrain International Circuit is one of the most demanding circuits for brakes. The races on the Sakhir track, surrounded by the desert, are characterized by high temperatures that increase mechanical grip and make it difficult to dissipate ....
Auctions America Readies for Auburn Spring Collector Car Weekend

• A Spring tradition, Auctions America's popular Auburn Spring Collector Car Weekend returns May 7 – 9 to Indiana's Auburn Auction Park
• Multi-day auction lifts gavel on diverse roster of some 500 quality vehicles
• Sale highlights include an immaculate 1970 Dodge Hemi Challenger R/T Hardtop; an extremely rare 2006 Ford GTX1 TT 'Spyder'; and the Preston Evans Motorcycle Collection
• Weekend also features a car corral and swap meet, along with the return of the AACA Special National Spring Me....
2015 Acura TLX GT Race Car
2015 Acura TLX GT Race Car  2015 Acura TLX GT Race Car  2015 Acura TLX GT Race Car  2015 Acura TLX GT Race Car  2015 Acura TLX GT Race Car  
2015 Ferrari F1 Concept
2015 Ferrari F1 Concept  2015 Ferrari F1 Concept  
2015 Ferrari F12berlinetta Tour de France 64
2015 Ferrari F12berlinetta Tour de France 64  2015 Ferrari F12berlinetta Tour de France 64  2015 Ferrari F12berlinetta Tour de France 64  
2015 Honda Civic Type R
2015 Honda Civic Type R  2015 Honda Civic Type R  2015 Honda Civic Type R  2015 Honda Civic Type R  2015 Honda Civic Type R  
2015 Hyundai Genesis
2015 Hyundai Genesis  2015 Hyundai Genesis  2015 Hyundai Genesis  2015 Hyundai Genesis  2015 Hyundai Genesis  
2015 Infiniti Q60 Concept
2015 Infiniti Q60 Concept  2015 Infiniti Q60 Concept  2015 Infiniti Q60 Concept  2015 Infiniti Q60 Concept  2015 Infiniti Q60 Concept  
2015 Infiniti QX30 Concept
2015 Infiniti QX30 Concept  2015 Infiniti QX30 Concept  2015 Infiniti QX30 Concept  2015 Infiniti QX30 Concept  2015 Infiniti QX30 Concept  
2015 Mercedes-Benz W06
2015 Mercedes-Benz W06  2015 Mercedes-Benz W06  2015 Mercedes-Benz W06  2015 Mercedes-Benz W06  2015 Mercedes-Benz W06  
2015 Red Bull RB11
2015 Red Bull RB11  2015 Red Bull RB11  2015 Red Bull RB11  2015 Red Bull RB11  2015 Red Bull RB11  
2015 Sauber C34
2015 Sauber C34  2015 Sauber C34  2015 Sauber C34  2015 Sauber C34