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BARRETT-JACKSON ROCKED PALM BEACH WITH ITS 12TH ANNUAL AUCTION TOTALING MORE THAN $25 MILLION IN SALES

(PALM BEACH, FLA. (April 14, 2014)– Velocity, Discovery Channel and The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company announced today that the networks will serve as the exclusive television homes of BARRETT-JACKSON, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, beginning in January 2015. Velocity and Discovery Channel will broadcast more than 100 hours of live coverage of BARRETT-JACKSON auctions in Scottsdale, Ariz., Palm Beach, Fla., Reno Tahoe, Nev. and Las Vegas, Nev. Also as part of the agreement, BARRETT-JACKSON will air globally on Discovery Networks International, which reaches more than 1.6 billion cumulative subscribers in 224 countries and territories. Read More...

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“NEED FOR SPEED” MUSTANG AND FIRST PRODUCTION 2015 CORVETTE Z06 SET TO CROSS THE BLOCK AT BARRETT-JACKSON’S 12TH ANNUAL PALM BEACH AUCTION

PALM BEACH, FLA. (March 20, 2014) – Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, is excited to announcetoday the strongest sales results in the history of its auctions in Palm Beach, Fla. Two leading car manufacturers – Ford and General Motors – partnered with Barrett-Jackson to bring unique vehicles to the auction. Consignments reached a new high, the caliber of vehicles in South Florida was unprecedented and the average price per car grew significantly. In addition, the benefit to national and local charitable organizations was significant.Read More...

Auction of First 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 to Benefit Karmanos Cancer Institute -  Photo © General Motors

Auction of First 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 to Benefit Karmanos Cancer Institute

DETROIT, MI. (Monday, March 10, 2014) - The first retail production 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06, the most track-capable Corvette in the brand’s history, will be auctioned to benefit the Karmanos Cancer Institute. The Barrett-Jackson auction house will offer the supercar during its Collector Car Auction in Palm Beach, Fla., on April 12. The auction extends General Motors™ long-standing support of the Karmanos Cancer Institute, one of 41 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the country, which last year raised $1 million by auctioning the first 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible at Barrett-Jackson. Read More...

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BARRETT-JACKSON’S SCOTTSDALE CAR AUCTION RAISES MORE THAN $4.4 MILLION TO BENEFIT LOCAL AND NATIONAL CHARITIES

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. (Jan. 30, 2014) – Barrett-Jackson, "The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions"™,has always had a large charitable focus since its first auction in 1971, and this year was no different. Barrett-Jackson has worked to provide a platform for consignors and charitable causes to align and raise funds. The 2014 Scottsdale car auction sold 14 cars and experiences for charity, which raised more than $4.4 million to benefit a variety of charity and noble causes. Barrett-Jackson continued its strong philanthropic efforts, working side-by-side with auto industry and motorsports to raise money for local and national charities. One-hundred percent of the proceeds raised by Barrett-Jackson go directly to the charity.

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