|Barrett-Jackson's Scottsdale Auction|
Over a period of ten days, the Barrett-Jackson auction company had 1,611 vehicles cross their block, which resulted in over $131.9 million in vehicle sales along with $6.55 in automobilia sales. This record setting performance makes it the company's highest auction in sales to date. The predominately 'No Reserve' auction had the largest number of consigned vehicles in its 44-year history, as well as a record number of bidders in attendance.
Sales were spurred with the help of the ...[Read more...]|
|RK MOTORS TO DEBUT 800-PLUS HORSEPOWER CUSTOM 1967 SHELBY GT500 AT MUSTANG 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION IN CHARLOTTE|
|1967 Shelby GT500 Tribute 'RK527' to Compete in 2014HOT ROD Magazine Power Tour with Rob Kauffman at the Wheel
Charlotte, N.C.– April 10, 2014— In anticipation of Charlotte's celebration of Mustang's 50th anniversary later this month, RK Motors today announced plans to unveil 'RK527,' an 800-plus horsepower tribute car based on a 1967 Shelby GT500.
RK Motors will take the wraps off this one-of-a-kind vehicle during a special event at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday, April ...[Read more...]|
|One of the Three Final Cars Built by Famed Italian Engineer Giotto Bizzarrini To Be Offered at Russo and Steele's Highly Anticipated Monterey Auction|
|Monterey, California – As the engineer responsible for the design and development of some of the most successful and innovative racing and GT cars ever conceived, Giotto Bizzarrini remains one of the most revered names in motorsport history. Hailing from Livorno, Italy and eventually leaving Alfa Romeo for Ferrari where he began as a test driver and quickly rose to Chief Engineer, Bizzarrini collaborated with Carlo Chiti on the 250 Testa Rossa's V-12 engine and the 250 SWB, with his caree...[Read more...]|
|MOPAR ENHANCES SUPPORT OF NHRA SPORTSMAN RACING IN 2013|
| ||-Mopar launches 'Tom Hoover Sportsman Challenge' to support NHRA Sportsman Class racing
-Winner receives $4,260 purse and will be presented with a commemorative Mopar trophy
-Challenge and trophy named for Tom Hoover, 'Father of the 426 HEMI®', member of the famed Ramcharger race team and retired Chrysler engineer
-Mopar continues NHRA contingency program with enhancements for 2013 season
-Mopar to host Sportsman barbecues at Gatornationals, Mopar Mile High Nationals and U.S. Nationals in 20...[Read more...]|
|Carroll Shelby, Ford Family for More Than Half a Century|
|Carroll Shelby was a member of the Ford family for the better part of 60 years, producing stunning performance vehicles from concepts to production models.
He once said his energy and passion for performance products were always strongest when he was working with Ford.
Shelby most recently collaborated with the company on the 2013 Ford Shelby GT500 Mustang, the most powerful production V8 in the world. Working with SVT engineers at Sebring and the Arizona Proving Grounds, at times he drov...[Read more...]|