Jay Leno's 2012 Fiat Prima Edizione to be Offered at Gooding & Co.'s Pebble Beach Auctions to Support Charity
|Thursday, 26 July 2012 12:38|
Gooding & Company, the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, is thrilled to announce that it will present Emmy Award-winning comedian and The Tonight Show host Jay Leno’s 2012 Fiat 500 Prima Edizione at its Pebble Beach Auction on Saturday, August 18. The sale of the Mr. Leno’s Fiat 500 provides an exciting opportunity to acquire an early collector’s edition of Fiat’s sensational new 500. In an effort to raise money for and awareness of an important cause close to his heart, Mr. Leno has selected Fisher House Foundation as the beneficiary of his sale proceeds. Fisher House is a nationally praised, four-star, non-profit organization that provides a wide range of services and support to the families of wounded American soldiers.
“I’m thrilled to present our friend Jay Leno’s first edition Fiat 500, one of the most talked about modern cars in our automotive industry today,” says President and Founder David Gooding. “We have great admiration for Jay and hope that the sale of the 500 attracts a great deal of support for Fisher House, an extraordinary humanitarian organization that generously champions our soldiers and their families.”
“We're grateful to Jay Leno for his exemplary and unwavering support of our military families, to help them when they need it the most,” said Ken Fisher, Chairman and CEO of Fisher House Foundation. “Knowing Jay's passion for cars, and what this one represents to him, we recognize that he is sacrificing something special for what he believes is a greater good. All of Fisher House and the families we serve thank him deeply.”
Jay Leno and his 2012 Fiat 500 Prima Edizione
Jay Leno Supports Fisher House Foundation
Gooding & Company’s 2012 Pebble Beach Auctions will take place on Saturday and Sunday, August 18 & 19 at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center, located at the corner of Portola Road and Stevenson Drive. Preview days will start on Wednesday, August 15, and continue through Sunday, August 19. The auctions will commence at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and 6:00 p.m. on Sunday. Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach Auctions catalogues are available for $100 and admit two to the viewing and the auctions. General admission tickets to the viewing and auctions may be purchased on site for $40. Auctions are broadcast live from Gooding & Company’s website. Bidder registration forms, press credentials and additional auction information are also available on http://www.goodingco.com.