Orange County, California, will experience the 3rd annual collector car auction from Barrett-Jackson from June 22-24. Featuring millions of dollars’ worth of cars, the auction will be broadcast live on the SPEED channel for those unable to join the tens of thousands of visitors expected to fill the OC Fair and Event Center.
A kick-off cruise-in event will be held on June 17 from 10am-2pm at Connell Chevrolet and will be free to all participating. Proceeds from food and beverage sales will go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. An opening gala will occur on June 21 at 7pm and include cocktails and live entertainment.
Some of the cars to be auctioned at this year’s event include
1927 Ford Model T Custom Roadster
1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback
2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren (one of few available)
2012 Chevrolet Camaro SS Convertible (45th Anniversary Edition)
1998 Chevrolet Monte Carlo Race Car (Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Car)
1989 Ferrari Testarossa (Originally commissioned for NFL star Eric Dickerson)
2008 Ford Mustang (Limited Edition Rage Mustang with Roush V8)
1995 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible (Pace Car – one of 527)
If you are interested in the Orange County auction, check out the complete list of cars going on the docket here.
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