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2014-07-25 16:20:36

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Dodge to auction first production 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, the fastest and most powerful muscle car ever, during Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas with all proceeds benefitting Opportunity Village -- Iconic one-of-one Challenger SRT Hellcat features Viper-exclusive Stryker Red paint, special Hellcat badging, specific VIN0001 documentation build package and additional one-of-a-kind memorabilia...

2014-06-25 08:21:49

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), is upping the ante when it comes to best in show competitions. Held in downtown Reno, the Barrett-Jackson Cup is back for the 2(nd) Annual Hot August Nights Auction, July 31-Aug. 2, with a prize purse north of $100,000 and growing. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140625/121385 With the help of generous sponsors like General Motors, Ford, Sherwin Williams,...

2014-05-29 12:21:21

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), ( )is honored to be selected by world-class businessman and car collector Ron Pratte for the sale of his world-renowned collection at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2015 auction. Ron Pratte, a businessman who demands perfection in everything he has a hand in, built the majority of his collection at Barrett-Jackson auctions. Pratte played an integral part in some of the...

2014-05-14 16:21:09

CANYON, Texas, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Amarillo-based Spanky Assiter's reputation has grown over the years, one thing has remained constant: The importance of Assiter Auctioneers' regular Canyon Heavy Equipment auctions, which have become a key West Texas event for those wishing to sell or purchase trucks, farm equipment, construction equipment, vehicles and much more. And with the upcoming event slated for June 5, Assiter and his staff are currently focused on lining up...

2014-04-15 12:21:43

DETROIT and PALM BEACH, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the packed house Palm Beach crowd buzzing and the Barrett Jackson auctioneer gaveling "Sold! Sold! Sold!" this past Saturday afternoon, car collector Dave Flynn of Columbiana, Ohio, offered the $300,000 winning bid for the one-of-a-kind Mustang currently starring in Dreamworks Studio's blockbuster "Need for Speed" movie (video). Flynn's $300,000 bid ended a fast and spirited competition for the custom-designed wide...

2014-04-14 12:21:53

Charity Sales Reach $2.35 Million as Attendance Soared PALM BEACH, Fla., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), announced today 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...

2014-04-03 12:21:26

--Velocity and Discovery Channel to Broadcast More Than 100 Hours of Live Coverage Beginning in 2015, and Discovery International Will Bring BARRETT-JACKSON to Audiences Worldwide-- NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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(TM), beginning in January 2015. Velocity and Discovery...

2014-03-20 12:21:51

PALM BEACH, Fla., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), is excited to announce the return of its renowned Palm Beach auction, taking place April 11-13, 2014 at the South Florida Fairgrounds. This year's auction showcases an outstanding line-up of vehicles for charity, including: -- The 2014 Ford Mustang prominently featured in the "Need For Speed" movie to benefit the Henry Ford Health System -- The first...

2014-03-10 16:21:46

DETROIT, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140310/DE80424 The auction extends General Motors' long-standing support of the Karmanos Cancer Institute, one...

2014-02-28 12:22:54

MADISON, Ind., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Lift(®), North America's leading hobbyist lift brand, is going coast to coast with Goodguys and Barrett-Jackson this spring to help car enthusiasts find the right vehicle lifts for their garages. At each stop, Direct Lift representatives will educate visitors about the company's four-post, two-post, midrise, motorcycle and rotisserie lifts. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140228/CL74396) Direct Lift's event schedule...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.