Worldwide’s Fifth Annual The Auburn Auction to be Held at the National Auto and Truck Museum

In recent years, Worldwide Auctioneers has established its annual catalogue event, The Auburn Auction, as an integral part of the Labor Day festivities at the long standing Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival Weekend. This year the fifth annual event will be at the heart of the action, with today’s announcement that The Auburn Auction will take place in the historic setting of the National Auto and Truck Museum (NATMUS), housed in the former factory L29 Cord building of the Read More

Mecum Auctions Offers the Salmon Brothers Collection, June 16, 2012

Mecum will offer a collection of nearly 140 American collector cars spanning a full century of automotive history ranging from a 1908 Maxwell (Lot S71) to a 2008 Roush-powered Ford Mustang (Lot S140). All vehicles will be sold at No Reserve, June 16, 2012 at the Salmon Brothers “Car Barn” in North Little Rock, Ark.

Twin brothers and Arkansas natives, Tom and Don Salmon, have spent well over half a century amassing an incredible collection of classic and collector automobiles Read More

RM Auctions Lifts Gavel on Charlie Thomas’ Texas-Sized Collection of Automobiles

RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house for investment-quality automobiles, is delighted to announce the addition of a new single-vendor sale to its ever-expanding 2012 calendar—The Charlie Thomas Collection, to be held October 20 in Dallas, Texas.

Well-known by automotive enthusiasts, the impressive Charlie Thomas Collection is the product of two decades of careful and dedicated acquisition Read More

Shelby Mustangs Headed for the Auction Block in Tulsa

Leake Auction Company will auction an impressive collection of Shelby’s during their upcoming 40th annual collector car auction in Tulsa, June 8-10 in the QuikTrip Center. This collection consists of a variety of Mustangs, spanning the late Carroll Shelby’s career. Shelby is best known for his dedication to create high-powered muscle cars, most notably the Shelby Cobra and the Mustang Shelby GT500.

The line-up includes:

Historic Le Mans Racers Bring History to Life at Dana Point Concours

Historic Le Mans racers and some of the most famous collectible car marques in the world will be featured during the 30th anniversary Dana Point Concours d’Elegance® on June 23-24, at the St. Regis Monarch Beach resort in Dana Point, Calif. As part of a field of more than 250 American and European autos, the event will honor “Legends of Le Mans: Racing in the ‘60s,” as well as the 50th anniversary of Shelby American. Enthusiasts will enjoy a Read More

Record Number of Original Shelby Cobra Competition Cars Accepted at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

When Carroll Shelby, along with chief engineer Phil Remington, finished the very first Cobra, neither imagined that history was being written. Shelby just wanted to go race and win…right away, but Shelby American’s incredible efforts between 1962 and 1967 resulted in 998 Shelby Cobras being constructed. It’s estimated that 120 of these Shelby Cobras were competition cars, and they forever changed sports car racing.

The Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, August 17-19 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, honors the 50th anniversary of the iconic Read More