Mecum to auction Uihlein parts, memorabilia

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Mecum Auctions will offer motors, parts and memorabilia from the collection of David Uihlein during the 17th Annual Millers at Milwaukee Vintage Indy Car Event taking place July 8-9, 2011, at the Milwaukee Mile Oval Track, Wisconsin State Fair Park.
     
The auction will be held from 8-11 a.m. on Saturday, July 9, and will feature hundreds of items all offered at no reserve. Headlining the sale is a Miller 91 supercharged engine, and items will be on display for preview on Friday and Saturday in the Media Center at the Milwaukee Mile.
     

David Uihlein Sr. was well-known in the vintage Indy car circuit as the founder of The Harry A. Miller Club. Each year, the club hosts the two-day Millers at Milwaukee event, which attracts collectors and enthusiasts of antique race car engine designer Harry A. Miller and features front engine pre- and post-WWII Indy cars, Champ cars and Roadsters.  The gates at the Milwaukee Mile will open at 11 a.m. Friday, July 8, with cars running the oval track from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. On Saturday, gates will open at 7 a.m. for auction participants with cars starting on the track from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
 
Attendees can pre-register to bid for the auction for free by visiting www.Mecum.com or calling 815-568-8888. General admission to the event is handled by The Miller Club, and the $25 per person ticket covers both days and includes parking. For complete details, visit www.harrymillerclub.com.

Mecum Auction: Motors, Parts, Memorabilia from The Collection of David Uihlein
July 9, 2011
Milwaukee Mile at Wisconsin State Fair Park
640 South 84th St.
West Allis, WI 53214
Preview:  Gates open Friday at 11 a.m. and Saturday at 7 a.m.
Auction:  Saturday at 8-11 a.m.

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