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)
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Yamaha Factory Racing’s Jorge Lorenzo rides during the first MotoGP free practice session at Aragon. (Photo: Getty Images)
World Champion Jorge Lorenzo asserted his authority in FP1 at the Gran Premio Iveco de Aragon, with Repsol Honda pair Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa behind him on the timesheet.
The form rider in the premier class at present, Yamaha Factory Racing man Lorenzo was determined not to let Marquez gain any psychological advantage early in the weekend and shot to the top at the end of the session with a 1’49.753 lap, to lead by just 0.008s.
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Jean Todt and Bernie Ecclestone close in on the new Concorde Agreement. (Photo: LAT Photographic)
The FIA says that the agreement between the governing body and FOM that sets the framework for the new Concorde Agreement has come into force, and that it provides for a boost in funds for the governing body.
The news comes as the World Motor Sport Council gathering kicks off in Dubrovnik and the timing gives Jean Todt a handy PR boost as the election battle begins to ramp up.
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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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A 2012 Shelby Mustang GT500 SVT Super Snake sold for $500,000 at Barrett-Jackson. (Photo: Barrett-Jackson)
The first emotional highlight of the 2013 Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Collector-Car Event came just 15 minutes into our live coverage on FOX Sports 2. The Wounded Warriors Family Support’s 2012 Shelby Mustang GT500 SVT Super Snake sold for $500,000 to noted collector Don Damon, who won a $96.6 million Powerball jackpot back in the fall of 2009.
Wrapped in red, white and blue vinyl and driven through 48 states during a five-week driving tour, the car has the signatures of hundreds of individuals who support and respect the brave fighting men and women of our military.
Every penny of the $500,000 sale will go to the Wounded Warriors Family Support and help in its mission to provide support to families of those who have been wounded, injured or killed during combat operations.