Barrett-Jackson announced today the retirement of Gary Bennett, the company’s longstanding Vice President of Consignment.
Bennett has been involved with Barrett-Jackson since the 1970s, starting out first as a regular bidder and consignor, and later assisting with special projects when Craig Jackson took charge of the company in 1995. He joined in an official capacity in 2002.
Worldwide Auctioneers is joining the Monterey Car Week auction lineup.
Worldwide’s Pacific Grove Auction on the Monterey Peninsula will see about 70 cars cross the block on August 17, 2017 at the Pacific Grove Golf Links.
Monterey Car Week is the most-important event during the collector-car year, as buyers and sellers travel to the Monterey Peninsula from all over the world to buy and sell blue-chip cars.
Mecum Auctions, Gooding & Company, Russo and Steele, RM Sotheby’s and Bonhams Read More
A 1925 Rolls-Royce Springfield Silver Ghost that used to ferry around eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes won Best of Show at the 5th Annual Pinehurst Concours d’Elegance on May 6.
Owner Gary Lewis bought the car three years ago. The car had languished in a Florida barn for more than 40 years.
Lloyds Auto Restoration completed the restoration three months ago.
“I found a Rolls-Royce in a barn, it was a Silver Ghost, and then I find out it was Read More
Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach Auction will no longer be the last event of Monterey Car Week.
Gooding announced today that their 2017 Pebble Beach Auction will be on Friday, August 18 and Saturday August 19 at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center. In past years, Gooding & Company’s Sunday evening auction — which started soon after the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance ended — was the last event of the week.
“As the official auction house of the Pebble Beach Concours Read More
Four years ago, the Arizona Concours d’Elegance debuted as a high-quality automotive event that was designed to start Arizona’s annual Car Week in style. Staged at the magnificent setting of the historic Arizona Biltmore Resort’s inner lawns, the Concours has received wide critical acclaim for its exceptional presentation of some of the world’s greatest vintage automobiles.
The Arizona Concours outdid itself each year, spurred on by a dedicated band of volunteers, covered by international media, and supported by its Read More
The 2017 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is now scheduled for this Saturday — March 11.
Weather forecasts call for a sunny, beautiful Saturday — and a 100-percent chance of heavy rain on Sunday, so organizers moved the Amelia Concours d’Elegance ahead one day.
According to a press release from the Amelia Island Concours of Elegance:
The Concours d’Elegance is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 11.
Cars & Coffee at the Concours is scheduled for 9 Read More
Hollywood Wheels is pulling out all the stops during Amelia Island Week. Auctions, at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation
Resort, are scheduled for Friday and Saturday afternoon. Here are three of Hollywood Wheels’ star cars:
1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet
The award-winning 1947 Kurtis-Omohundro Comet was built by Frank Kurtis of Kurtis-Kraft and constructed with an aluminum body from Paul Omohundro and His Drop Hammer Tooling Company. This car helped establish Frank Kurtis. Auction estimate: $200,000 to $250,000.
1972 Porsche 911 Read More
RM Sotheby’s, the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, is thrilled to unveil the final highlight for its forthcoming Amelia Island sale: the exceptionally pure, matching-numbers 1950 Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta, chassis no. 0058 M. Offered from one of America’s leading car collections, the revered 166 MM rounds out a stellar lineup for RM’s two-day sale at the Amelia Island Ritz-Carlton, 10 – 11 March.
The 1950 Ferrari 166 MM, chassis no. 0058 M, comes to Read More
Gooding & Company, the auction house acclaimed for selling the world’s most significant and valuable collector cars, is thrilled to announce a sensational 1957 Jaguar XKSS at the company’s Amelia Island Auction on March 10. The illustrious model has always been highly sought after; famed actor and racer Steve McQueen had to have one and was often seen racing around in his beloved XKSS. One of the ultimate road and racing cars from the 1950s, this beautifully presented Jaguar Read More
RM Sotheby’s, the world’s largest auction house for investment quality automobiles, has enjoyed a spectacular night in Paris in which the company achieved a gross sale total of $29,410,230 (€27,576,400)* – the best ever result for its Rétromobile week sale.
The star lot of the night was the beautiful 1934 Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3, one of the most important and coveted of all pre-war Grand Prix cars. Campaigned by Scuderia Ferrari during the 1934 and 1935 seasons, it was driven Read More