|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...]|
|Mecum's Kansas City Spring Auction Reaches $9.6 Million in Sales|
|April 25-27 Auction Draws Large Crowd and Diverse Selection to Downtown K.C.
Magnificent and serene Kansas City, Mo., turns into a car collector's paradise twice a year when Mecum Auctions comes to town. Last weekend, April 25-27, the Kansas City Convention Center was transformed into that dream location with 735 cars spread across the gleaming floor of beautiful Bartle Hall. With 446 cars selling over the three-day period for a 61 percent sell-through rate, the enduring auction brough...[Read more...]|
|Start Your Engines! The Houston Classic Weekend Gets Set To Open Its Doors To The World'S Fastest Cars And Stars.|
| ||Houston, Texas, April 29, 2013. Organizers of The Houston Classic Weekend are gearing up for one of the state's biggest celebrations of vintage motoring and getting set to open their doors to some of the world's fastest cars and stars. Visitors to the event, which runs from May 3-5, can look forward to a spectacular gathering of over 200 rare and exotic classic motorcars, sports cars, racers, and antique motorcycles, all assembled in the glorious lakeside setting of La Torretta Lake Resor...[Read more...]|
|1967 Chevrolet Corvette Le Mans Racer Serves As Inspiration For Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion Poster Art|
|Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca's official artist, Bill Patterson, today unveiled this year's Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion poster art that features the red, white and blue 1967 Chevrolet Corvette.
The reveal was held inside Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca's exhibit at the Long Beach Grand Prix in front of an appreciative crowd of race enthusiasts and motorsports journalists.
Chevrolet Corvette, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary, is the featured marque for the 2013 Rolex Monterey Mo...[Read more...]|