Author Archives: Mike Eppinger

‘An Evening with Donald Davidson’ at IMS Museum, Sept. 26

INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Motor Speedway Historian Donald Davidson will be the honored guest for the IMS Museum’s next “Distinguish Speaker Series” event, scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 26 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Museum. Tickets must be purchased in advance; order tickets now as Davidson and his encyclopedic knowledge of Indianapolis 500 history is...

Muscle cars to star at Barrett-Jackson 2018 Las Vegas auction

  LAS VEGAS – Muscle cars will take the stage when Barrett-Jackson rolls into the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino for its 11th Annual Las Vegas Auction, Sept. 27-29, 2018. The event will auction a wide range of classic and late-model muscle, including a ’68 rotisserie-restored Shelby GT350 custom fastback and the world’s fastest quarter-mile production...

Mecum Monterey 2018 Daytime Auction garners $47million in sales

  WALWORTH, Wis. – Mecum Auctions saw a 38-percent increase in total sales at its 10th annual Daytime Auction held in Monterey, California. With quality, rarity and diversity punctuating the vast Mecum lineup, the 2018 auction hurdled past last year’s totals as overall sales reached an impressive $47 million and marked the...

European sportscars dominate Bonham’s Quail Lodge sale

Carmel, Calif. — Bonhams’ annual auction, held August 24th at Quail Lodge during the largest collector car week in the world, was a success. With 135 cars on offer, the garden party atmosphere in sunny Carmel Valley was the perfect setting for a sale that achieved a highly respectable sell-through rate of 82%...

AACA Museum’s Night at the Museum 2018

Night at the Museum October 10, 2018, 5:00 to 10:00 PM This year the AACA Museum, Inc. will present the AACA Museum, Inc. Automotive Heritage Award to Mr. Gale Halderman. Join them for cocktail hour, dinner, award ceremony and a live auction presented by the Katz Family Foundation. This year’s event...

1935 Duesenberg SSJ changes hands for $22 million

Santa Monica, Calif. – Gooding & Company realized $116,502,500 at the 15th annual Pebble Beach Auctions August 24-25. During the two-day auction event, the company sold 123 of 147 lots, an 84% sales rate, with an average price of $947,175 per car. During the sale, 25 lots sold above the $1...

Volo Museum always keeping things fresh

  VOLO — When the Volo Auto Museum sells some of its famous TV and movie cars and other novelties this September, it won’t be because officials are downsizing or cutting their losses. Rather, it will be the continuation of a winning strategy that has helped this increasingly eclectic museum located...

Jay Leno to host 13th Annual Boca Raton February 22-24

BOCA RATON, FL – The 13th annual Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance on February 22-24, 2019 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club announced Jay Leno, from the “Jay Leno’s Garage” television show, as the headline entertainer and celebrity judge. Jay will be presenting the “Big Dog Garage Award” to his favorite automobile and motorcycle during the Sunday, February 24th judging on the Show...