2016 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion to celebrate BMW’s 100th anniversary

A record number of BMWs are set to take part in the historic races at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion from August 18-21 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

Out of a 550-car grid made up of vehicles from Bugatti, Morgan, Alfa Romeo and Ferrari, 64 cars will be of BMW heritage.

BMW North America will be competing, with many of the cars seen in the Living Legends Garage heritage display. Read More

Auctions America Fort Lauderdale sales reach $20m

Auctions America’s April 1-3 sale in Fort Lauderdale, FL, saw 70 percent of lots sold, and total sales reached $20 miilion.

A 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona was top sale at $649,000. A 1952 Mercedes-Benz 300 S brought $506,000.

A lot of new money was in the room, as 40 percent of the bidders were new to Auctions America’s Fort Lauderdale sale.

“We’re very happy with the results of our 14th annual Fort Lauderdale sale, which was Read More

Barrett-Jackson sales top $23.2 million at Palm Beach

Barrett-Jackson‘s 14th Annual Palm Beach auction hit some big numbers over the weekend:

More than $23.2 million in sales.

More than 65,000 people on the scene.

First-time bidders made up 42 percent of all bids, and the sell-through rate was 96.3 percent.

High sale was Lot 423, a 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429, which brought $550,000.

Barrett-Jackson’s Supercar Showcase made a big splash. Lot 401, a 2006 Ford GT Heritage Edition with less than 5 miles on the Read More

Two Porsche Carrera GTs lead Barrett-Jackson Supercar Slate

Two Porsche Carrera GTs —one 2004 car and one 2005 car — will shine under Barrett-Jackson’s supercar spotlight during the April 8-10 auction in Palm Beach, FL.

The 2005 Carrera GT (Lot 400) has less than 2,800 miles on the clock.

The 2004 Carrera GT (Lot 428) grabs attention with its 5.7-liter V10 engine — and it’s very rare to see two of these supercars cross the block at one auction. Read More at http://www.barrett-jackson.com/Media/Home/Reader/supercar-showcase-set-to-bring-serious-horsepower-to-the-2016-barrett-jackson-palm-beach-auction/

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