Here is a reminder of a previous post to go along with this weekend’s 2nd annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction – an absolute fanatical auction of incredible proportions. Comparing it to the weekend “Cruise Night Classic Car Show” would be like comparing a charity casino event to Las Vegas!
ABOUT Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auctions
For the last 46 years, enthusiasts from all over the world have flocked to Barrett-Jackson collector car auctions. Widely regarded as a barometer of the collector car industry, the auctions have evolved over the years into world-class automotive lifestyle events where thousands of the world’s most sought-after, unique and valuable automobiles cross the block in front of a global audience – in person and on live national and international television.
Barrett-Jackson produces The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; Mohegan Sun in Connecticut and Las Vegas, Nevada. In addition to the millions watching the events via live worldwide television coverage on Discovery Channel and Velocity, over 500,000 people are in attendance at all four auctions, looking to witness auction action at its best, capture the car of their dreams, learn more about collector cars through “Behind the Hobby” symposiums, mingle with celebrities, experience heart-stopping thrill rides in the latest vehicles from America’s top automakers – or shop in the vast Exhibitor Marketplace.
What To Expect
The festivities begin on Wednesday, June 21st and ends Saturday, June 24th. Highlights include:
Wednesday – 8:00am – 6:00pm: Preview Day. Get an up-close look at all the auction vehicles, explore the sponsor and exhibitor displays, check out the first day of the automobilia auction and experience the exciting Ford & Chevrolet Ride ‘N Drives & Dodge Thrill Rides.
Thursday, Friday & Saturday – experience Ford & Chevrolet Ride ‘N Drives/Dodge Thrill Rides, Behind The Hobby Collector Car Symposiums and Automobilia Auctions. The Collector Car Auction begins at 1:00 and ends at closing.
For complete schedule, click HERE.
Tickets prices are $25 for standard general admission. There are also discounts for seniors and students. For ticket information, click HERE.
On the auction block……..A stunning ’66 Corvette Resto Mod Convertible (Lot #652) is a ground-up build with the most up-to-date C6 suspension and drivetrain. The final year of the first series of Corvettes, a ’62 Corvette 327/360 Convertible (Lot #642), represents the ultimate in refinement of the first-generation car.
This is just one of the many vintage cars for auction. If you’re bidding, click HERE for registration. But if your going to watch and take part of the festivities, it should be spectacular!