SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – December 19, 2011 – The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, creator of “The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™,” kicks off their week-long automotive lifestyle event with the 3rd Annual Scottsdale Road Rally on Saturday, Jan. 14. Approximately 80 Hot Rods, Exotics, Resto-Mods, classics, new collectibles and muscle cars will roar down the streets of Scottsdale in the all-day celebration of the collector car hobby. The rally will begin at the SkySong Center parking lot on the southeast corner of Scottsdale Road and McDowell Road, and travel north on Scottsdale Road to The Pavilions, between Pima and the 101.
“The Road Rally is a thrilling event that gives car enthusiasts a chance to see an array of amazing vehicles in action,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “We want to extend an invitation for people to bring their entire family and join us for a great day of cars, entertainment and giveaways.”
Rally participants will gather for a Mini Car Show prior to the Road Rally at 1:00pmMST at the SkySong Center parking lot. The pre-rally event will offer participants and spectators a sneak peek at the rally cars, live entertainment and giveaways. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
At 2: 30p.m., the Scottsdale Police Department will conduct a safety presentation for all rally participants. The Road Rally will depart at 3 p.m. and travel north on Scottsdale Road, then head east on Indian Bend. Participants will arrive at The Pavilions northeast parking lot near McDonald’s and Best Buy.
Immediately following the rally, participants and the public can enjoy an evening of live entertainment, prizes and giveaways during the Barrett-Jackson Night at The Pavilions. Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson, and Gary Bennett, vice president of consignment, will be on hand during the evening judging vehicles and awarding three “Barrett-Jackson Choice Awards” and one “People’s Choice Award.”
Barrett-Jackson Night is free to the public. Activities are scheduled to start at 4 p.m. and last until 8 p.m. Barrett-Jackson will also be selling merchandise and discounted tickets to the 41st annual Scottsdale auction, scheduled from Sunday, Jan. 15, to Sunday, Jan. 22, at WestWorld of Scottsdale.
All participants of the Road Rally will receive a Barrett-Jackson Road Rally t-shirt and two complimentary tickets to the auction. Barrett-Jackson has officially sold out of the Road Rally spots, but everyone is welcome to attend the full day of activities at both the Mini Car Show and Barrett-Jackson Night at the Pavilions.
About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
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, Ariz., Palm Beach, Fla., Las Vegas, Nev. and Orange County, Calif. 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.
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