3rd Annual Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Collector Car Auction To Deliver Ultimate Automotive Experience

  • 3rd Annual Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Collector Car Event scheduled for Sept. 23-25, 2010
  • SPEED will broadcast nearly 22 hours of live, high-definition TV coverage
  • Hundreds of collector cars set to cross the block during three days of auction action

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – July 30, 2010 – Hundreds of classics, Hot Rods, Resto-Mods and muscle cars are set to take center stage in Las Vegas during the 3rd Annual Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Auction at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on Thursday, Sept. 23, to Saturday, Sept. 25. Founded in 1971, the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company will kick-off its year-long 40th anniversary celebration with three days of “No Reserve” auction action, including exhibitor and sponsor activities for visitors of all ages.

Through its exclusive relationship with SPEED, the Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas event will be televised to a national audience with nearly 22 hours of coverage. SPEED will broadcast live in HD from the main auction arena from 1 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23, and Friday, Sept. 24; and from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25. All broadcasts are scheduled for Pacific Daylight Time.

“Being back in Las Vegas will be very exciting this year,” said Craig Jackson, chairman/CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “The 3rd annual Las Vegas auction will be an engaging event filled with more activities scheduled throughout the week for people to participate. Not only will we be surrounded by some of the best entertainment in the world, Barrett-Jackson partnered with MGM Resorts International this year to provide five days of REVVED activities set to take place at various MGM Resorts properties, including a spa excursion, shopping adventures, a golf tournament, concerts, a wine auction, car art exhibits and much more.”

Barrett-Jackson will kick-off the automotive lifestyle event with its 3rd Annual Cruise-In at Gaudin Ford on Saturday, Sept. 18, followed by the Road Rally beginning at Fairway Chevrolet and traveling down the Las Vegas Strip, on Wednesday, Sept. 22.

“The bright lights and the high-energy of Las Vegas make it the perfect place to start our year-long 40th anniversary celebration,” added Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson. “Our Las Vegas auction will feature a diverse selection of collector cars. We’re pulling out all the stops and planning a week that will be memorable. Barrett-Jackson promises to deliver a Las Vegas experience that everyone will enjoy.”

Consignment and bidder applications are now available online for the “No Reserve” auction. For more information on bidding and a list of current auction cars, check out the Barrett-Jackson website.

The preliminary Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas schedule of events is available at http://www.barrett-jackson.com/events/lasvegas/schedule

About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company

The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company was established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Barrett-Jackson specializes in providing products and services to classic and collector car owners, astute collectors and automotive enthusiasts around the world. The company produces the “World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™” in Scottsdale, Palm Beach, Fla., Las Vegas, and Orange County, Cali. Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance offering for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit www.barrett-jackson.com or call (480) 421-6694.

Media Contact

Automotive media contact: Jennifer Pullen, TPRM, 214.520.3430 Ext. 307, jpullen@tprm-usa.com
California/Local media contact: Kelly Reeves, KLR, 949-509-1888, kelly@klrcommunications.com

All auction prices, excluding charity vehicles, include buyer’s premium.

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