2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Penske Racing No. 2 Dodge Charger driven by Brad Keselowski $500,000 (Photo: Tom Jensen)
As was the case Thursday, charity cars continued to dominate the Friday action at the Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Collector-Car Auction.
The big seller was a 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Penske Racing No. 2 Dodge Charger driven by Brad Keselowski last year as he drove to his first Cup championship. Donated by team owner Roger Penske, the car sold for $500,000 with all proceeds going to benefit the NASCAR Foundation, which involves itself in a variety of charitable efforts for children in need.
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Craig Jackson (Photo: FOX Sports)
FOX TO AIR BARRETT-JACKSON COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION LIVE FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON BROADCAST TELEVISION
“The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™” will be Available to the Largest Television Audience in Auction History on Saturday, Jan. 18
SCOTTSDALE, AZ (September 27, 2013) –Barrett-Jackson, “The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™” announced today during its popular Las Vegas Auction that coverage of the company’s flagship Scottsdale Auction will air live for the first time on the FOX broadcast network in January. This coverage is in addition to existing coverage on other platforms within the FOX family of networks. The increased exposure will give Barrett-Jackson the largest audience in collector car auction history, further establishing the Scottsdale Auction as a world-renowned lifestyle experience.
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Penske Racing No. 2 Dodge Charger (Photo: Tom Jensen)
The early buzz from the sixth-annual Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Collector-Car Auction is that it’s off to a sensational start.
Thursday night at Barrett-Jackson, two cars raised a total of $1.2 million for charity and today the action will only heat up, as the quality of the cars gets better heading into Saturday’s grand finale. FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2 will have a total of eight hours of live coverage Friday from the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino.
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Barrett-Jackson Lot: 7001-1974 Pontiac Firebird Trans AM Super Duty Coupe (Photo: Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson)
Friday, September 27
3 pm – Barrett-Jackson Auction | Las Vegas (FOX Sports 1)
5 pm – Barrett-Jackson Auction | Las Vegas (FOX Sports 2)
7 pm – Barrett-Jackson Auction | Las Vegas (FOX Sports 1)
10 pm – Barrett-Jackson Auction | Las Vegas (FOX Sports 2)
Saturday, September 28
7:30 am – MotoGP | Aragon Qualifying (SPEED2)
1:30 pm – Rolex Sports Car Series | Lime Rock (FOX Sports 2)
3 pm – Barrett-Jackson Auction | Las Vegas (National Geographic)
Sunday, September 29
8 am – MotoGP | Aragon Race (FOX Sports 1)
4 pm – Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing | San Bernardino (FOX Sports 1)
5 pm - Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing | San Bernardino (FOX Sports 1)
8 pm – MotoGP Moto2 | Aragon Race (FOX Sports 2)
(All Times Eastern)
CLICK HERE to find FOX Sports 1 and FOX Sports 2 on your television.
1957 Lincoln Continental Mark II sells for $700,000 (Photo: Courtesy of Barrett-Jackson)
ANOTHER CHARITY HIT — There’s a new high seller! Lot 3001 is a 1957 Lincoln Continental Mark II and the second charity car of the day and it sells for an astonishing $700,000. There isn’t a dry eye in the house as Kimie Metcalf, an 8 year-old cancer survivor and patient at the Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital, talked to the crowd. “Doctors gave me only a 30 to 40 percent chance of surviving,” Kimmie said. “Well, here I am!” Every penny of the sale goes to Loma Linda. Tears flow freely in the crowd after hearing Kimmie speak.
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