Mecum to auction Uihlein parts, memorabilia

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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