Al Packer Ford West To Host 2nd Annual Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Cruise-in April 5

Steve Davis and Gary Bennett to Present Awards; Proceeds to Benefit JDRF

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 24, 2009 – The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company is inviting all Palm Beach-area automotive enthusiasts to drive their vehicles to Al Packer Ford West on April 5, 2009, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for the 2nd Annual Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Cruise-In. Entry into the car show is free and all makes and models are welcome. Barrett-Jackson president, Steve Davis, and vice president of consignment, Gary Bennett, will be on hand to meet enthusiasts, judge entries and present three “Barrett-Jackson Choice Awards.”

The first 100 entries will receive two free tickets to the 7th Annual Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Collector Car Auction at the Americraft Expo Center at the South Florida Fairgrounds April 9-11, 2009. Hot dogs, hamburgers and additional refreshments will be on sale during the event to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). A “split-the-pot” raffle contest will also be held to support the charity.

“We look forward to reuniting with South Florida enthusiasts at the 2nd Annual Barrett-Jackson Palm Beach Cruise-In,” said Davis. “From Mustangs to Jags, over 200 vehicles showed up for the celebration last year and we hope for an even larger crowd on April 5. And once again, Gary Bennett and I will hand out three ‘Barrett-Jackson Choice Awards’ to our favorite rides.”

Al Packer Ford West is located at 10601 Southern Boulevard in Royal Palm Beach, Fla., 33411. For more information on the cruise-in, please contact Jeff Leed at (561) 790-1100.

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 Events™” in Scottsdale, Palm Beach, Fla. and Las Vegas. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit or call (480) 421-6694.

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