|BARRETT-JACKSON REACHES HISTORIC HIGHS FOR SALES, CROWDS AND CELEBRITY APPEARANCES IN SCOTTSDALE|
|• Barrett-Jackson sold 1,611 vehicles, which went for more than $130 million (unaudited), smashing records in the company's 44-year history during the 10-day auction at WestWorld of Scottsdale
• Automobilia sales nearly tripled world records, with 2,000 pieces selling for more than $6.55 million
• Celebrity attendance and crowds, along with ratings on Discovery and Velocity, spike
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Jan. 18, 2015 – Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car AuctionsTM, reac...[Read more...]|
|CELEBRITIES JEFF GORDON AND BUBBA WATSON ALONG WITH FORD AND GENERAL MOTORS DONATING VEHICLES FOR CHARITY|
|•NASCAR racing legends Jeff Gordon and Ray Evernham will auction a 1999 No. 24 Pepsi Chevrolet Monte Carlo (Lot #3007) to benefit Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation
•Professional golfer and Masters champion Bubba Watson is donating a '39 Cadillac LaSalle C-Hawk Custom Hardtop Roadster (Lot #3005) to benefit Birdies for the Brave
•Barrett-Jackson consigner Joe Riley is donating a '79 Oldsmobile Cutlass Hurst Coupe (Lot #3004) to support the Cancer Research Fund at TGEN in memory of Russ and Bri...[Read more...]|
|ROD HALL NAMED GRAND MARSHAL OF 2014 GENERAL TIRE NORRA MEXICAN 1000|
|-- Hall of Fame Racer To Be Part of 'The Happiest Race On Earth --
(Agua Dolce, Calif.): In celebration of his lifelong love affair with off-road motorsports, the Baja peninsula and an entire industry he helped to foster, racing legend Rod Hall was today named by the National Off Road Racing Association (NORRA) as 'Grand Marshal' for the 2014 General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000. Scheduled for May 10 – 14, this unique, vintage-flavored off-road event will cover 1,300+ miles over four days ...[Read more...]|
|Norra Names Mark Mcmillin Grand Marshal For 2013 General Tire Mexican 1000|
|Legendary Baja racing champion and San Diego-based homebuilder Mark McMillin has been named by the National Off Road Racing Association (NORRA) as the honorary Grand Marshal for this year's upcoming General Tire NORRA Mexican 1000. The unique fourth annual on and off-road rally is set to kick off this Saturday, April 27th in Mexicali, Baja, Mexico and will conclude at lands-end in San Jose Del Cabo on May 1.
Mark McMillin's Grand Marshal role places him in an elite group of previous icons ...[Read more...]|
|Baja 1000 Winner Joe Bacal to Start 2013 Off-Road Racing Season at Mint 400|
|Coming off a solo-driven victory in the 2012 Baja 1000, Joe Bacal and his JTGrey Racing team are ready to race the Lexus LX 570 with full Lexus backing again in 2013, kicking off the season with the Mint 400 this Saturday, March 23 in Las Vegas.
The Mint 400 is one of the oldest and best known desert races—a marquee event for the Best In The Desert racing series and made famous by the likes of Parnelli Jones, James Garner, Ivan Stewart, Steve McQueen and Mickey Thompson.
'The Mint 40...[Read more...]|