Author Archives: Ron Kowalke

Nebraska yard’s new owner picks up the pieces

A 2004 tornado destroyed Jim Schultz’s Nebraska salvage yard, but he picked up the pieces and is starting over as owner of the former Paneitz Salvage. More »

Categories: Features | Leave a comment

Yellow Peril pace car heads to Amelia Island auction

The annual antique car auction conducted by D.E. Foeller Auto Sales has outgrown its Ft. Myers location and is headed for a new facility in Sarasota. Additional auction news about Amelia Island and the Iola Car Show, plus highlights from Bonhams at Retromobile, and RM Fort Lauderdale. More »

Categories: Auction News | Leave a comment

January 2009 Kruse Scottsdale Results

January 2009 Kruse Scottsdale results from Phoenix, Arizona, compiled by OC Auction Editor Ron Kowalke. More »

Categories: Auction News | Leave a comment

B-J Auction Results from Scottsdale 2009

Graded results from the 2009 Barrett-Jackson auto auction held in Scottsdale, Arizona in mid-January. More »

Categories: Auction News | Leave a comment

Gulf One Corvette Z06 nabs $1M

With the crowd on its feet and attendees cheering with excitement, Mecum Auctions dropped the hammer on the historically significant 1963 Gulf Oil Chevrolet Corvette Z06 race car as it crossed the block at the Mecum Auction in Kissimmee, Fla., Jan. 22-24. More »

Categories: Old Car News | Tags: , | Leave a comment

Racing rarities from the pioneering days of racing

 A look back to the days when stock cars were actually stock automobiles driven to and, with luck, from the track. More »

Categories: Features | 1 Comment

Arizona Auctions January 2009 Results

Listing of results from RM Arizona, Biltmore Resort, Phoenix, Ariz., Jan. 16, 2009; Russo and Steele Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Ariz., Jan. 15-18, 2009; and ICA Arizona, Gilbert, Ariz., Jan. 9-11, 2009. More »

Categories: Auction News | Leave a comment

No gloom and doom at Arizona auctions

Even a bad economy did not discourage buyers at sun-soaked Arizona auctions in January. An overview of auctions held by RM Auctions Arizona, Russo and Steele Scottsdale and ICA (International Classic Auctions). More »

Categories: Auction News | Leave a comment

Auction Results for Rupp/Flynn and Kruse

Auction results for Rupp/Flynn Jan. 2-4, 2009,  Ft. Lauderdale ; Kruse Jan. 1-4, 2009 Boca Raton; and Kruse Dec. 19-20, 2008 Las Vegas. More »

Categories: Auction News | Leave a comment

Star cars ready to shine at Ft. Lauderdale auction

A look ahead to the stars of the February RM Ft. Lauderdale auction; and a wrap-up look at Rupp/Flynn Ft. Lauderdale Beach; Kruse Boca Raton; and Kruse Las Vegas. More »

Categories: Auction News | Leave a comment