|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...]|
|AUTOTRADER.COM JOINS TEAM PENSKE AS SPONSOR OF NO. 22 FORD TEAM|
|MOORESVILLE, N.C., Feb. 13, 2014 -- AutoTrader.com® will join Team Penske in 2014 with sponsorship of the No. 22 Ford Fusion and driver Joey Logano in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the two companies jointly announced today. Under the terms of the multi-year agreement, AutoTrader.com will become a season-long associate sponsor on the No. 22 team and will also serve as the car's primary sponsor for the July 13 race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) with a special AutoTrader.com livery...[Read more...]|
|FORMER F1 CHAMPION VILLENEUVE COMMITS TO WORLD RX|
|◾Former F1 World Champion, Indianapolis 500 winner and IndyCar king primed to make rallycross debut
◾French-Canadian 'excited' about prospect of sideways 600bhp action
◾Signing further underlines rocketing reputation of newest and fastest-growing FIA World Championship
The new-for-2014 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has added a former Formula 1 World Champion to what is an increasingly competitive driver line-up for its inaugural campaign, with Jacques Villene...[Read more...]|
|GOODYEAR BLIMP INNOVATOR HONORED|
| ||◾Mickey Wittman inducted into Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame
◾'Father of sports aerial broadcasting' led Goodyear blimp TV coverage for 28 years
NEW YORK, December 17, 2013 – Mickey Wittman, known as the 'father of sports aerial broadcasting' for his work in developing the Goodyear blimp's role in sports television, will be inducted in to the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame here tonight.
Anyone who has ever watched a televised sports event and heard the words 'Tonight's aerial c...[Read more...]|
|ALL-AMERICAN CAR TO BE CONSERVED BY ALL-AMERICAN RACERS|
|One of the race cars American racing legend Dan Gurney is most closely associated with is the Ford Mark IV that he and A.J. Foyt took to a historic victory at the 1967 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Gurney will get a chance to become even more familiar with the car he helped make famous when his All-American Racers shop in California takes possession of the car's conservation on behalf of Henry Ford Museum, it was announced today.
'I don't think we could have found a better person or better organiza...[Read more...]|