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Aug 05, 2014, 08:16 ET

Barrett-Jackson Heats Up Hot August Nights With World-class Barrett-Jackson Cup Competition, Live TV Coverage And Spirited Auction With 99% Sell Through Rate

In only its second year as part of Hot August Nights, the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company has become an integral part of America's largest...

Jul 11, 2014, 13:57 ET
This 1950 General Motors Futurliner, one of the stars of the Ron Pratte collection, will be sold in January 2015 at Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car AuctionsTM,  with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the Armed Forces Foundation. (PRNewsFoto/Barrett-Jackson Auction Company)

Sale Of Ron Pratte's 1950 Futurliner At 2015 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction To Benefit Armed Forces Foundation

A 1950 General Motors Futurliner, one of the stars of the Ron Pratte collection, will be sold in January 2015 at Barrett-Jackson, The World's...

Jun 25, 2014, 09:00 ET
Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), presents the Barrett-Jackson Cup at the 2nd Annual Hot August Nights Auction, July 31-Aug. 2, with a prize purse north of $100,000 and growing. (PRNewsFoto/Barrett-Jackson)

Barrett-Jackson Cup Returns To The 2nd Annual Hot August Nights Auction With More $100,000 In Prizes

Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, is upping the ante when it comes to best in show competitions. Held in...

May 29, 2014, 11:30 ET

Ron Pratte Selects Barrett-Jackson To Sell Highly-Esteemed Pratte Collection At Scottsdale 2015 Auction

 Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™,  is honored to be selected by world-class businessman and car...

Apr 14, 2014, 12:25 ET
Barrett-Jackson rocked Palm Beach, Fla. with its 12th annual auction, selling more than 500 vehicles for $25 million. Charity sales reached $2.35 million as attendance soared beyond 50,000 attendees. Ford sold the 2013 Ford Mustang Fastback, which appeared in "Need for Speed" for $300,000. General Motors sold the first retail production vehicles of the 2015 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 2 Door Coupe for $500,000 and the 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 2 Door Coupe for $1,000,000. (PRNewsFoto/Barrett-Jackson )

Barrett-Jackson Rocked Palm Beach With Its 12th Annual Auction Totaling More Than $25 Million In Sales

Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today the strongest sales results in the history of its auctions in...

Apr 03, 2014, 11:57 ET

Velocity And Discovery Channel Named Exclusive Television Homes Of Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™

Velocity, Discovery Channel and The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company announced today that the networks will serve as the exclusive television homes...

Mar 20, 2014, 11:30 ET

"Need For Speed" Mustang And First Production 2015 Corvette Z06 Set To Cross The Block At Barrett-Jackson's 12th Annual Palm Beach Auction April 11-13, 2014

Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, is excited to announce the return of its renowned Palm Beach auction, taking...

Feb 04, 2014, 11:00 ET

Update: Barrett-Jackson's Scottsdale Car Auction Raises More Than $4.4 Million to Benefit Local and National Charities

 Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, has always had a large charitable focus since its first auction in 1971,...

Jan 30, 2014, 17:47 ET

Barrett-Jackson's Scottsdale Car Auction Raises More Than $4.4 Million to Benefit Local and National Charities

 Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, has always had a large charitable focus since its first auction in 1971,...

Jan 22, 2014, 17:41 ET

Barrett-Jackson Recognized by Guinness World Records

 Barrett-Jackson, "The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions"™, announced today that Barrett-Jackson and Classic Party Rentals were...

Jan 21, 2014, 11:00 ET
With Sales Exceeding $113 Million, Setting Company Record and Breaking World Records, Sir Stirling Moss, in 1955 300SL Gullwing, Crosses the Block in Third-Highest Selling Car at Barrett-Jackson 43rd Annual Scottsdale Auction.  (PRNewsFoto/Barrett-Jackson)

Barrett-Jackson's 43rd Annual Scottsdale Auction Proves To Be The Most Successful In Company History, Exceeding $113 Million

Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today the strongest sales results in the 43 year history of the...

Jan 17, 2014, 15:18 ET

Barrett-Jackson Partners With Cessna, Kansas Aircraft and Okoboji Classic Cars

Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today that a unique part of United States military history will...

Jan 14, 2014, 16:46 ET

Barrett-Jackson Gala Kicks Off Lifestyle Event In Dynamic Fashion

 Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, held its opening night gala on Monday night, an event that signifies...

Jan 10, 2014, 16:26 ET
Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions(TM), announced today a last minute auction of Simon Cowell's pristine 2008 Bugatti Veyron 16.4, which will take place in Scottsdale, Jan. 12-19.  (PRNewsFoto/Barrett-Jackson, (c) SimonCowell. Photo by Austin Hargrave)

Craig Jackson To Consign Rare Bugatti Veyron Owned By Simon Cowell

 Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today a last minute but much anticipated consignment that...

Jan 09, 2014, 11:47 ET

Barrett-Jackson partners with Make-A-Wish® and Bugatti to benefit future wish kids

Make-A-Wish® Arizona has announced a partnership with the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company. That partnership will unfold at the 43rd annual...

Jan 08, 2014, 17:36 ET

Gene Simmons, Billy Baldwin Team Up With Craig Jackson's Barrett-Jackson To Make Charitable Auction History

 Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, has a big heart since holding its first auction in 1971....

Jan 07, 2014, 11:55 ET

Simon Cowell, Gene Simmons & Others Partner With Craig Jackson For Scottsdale Auction

 Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, announced today the lineup of celebrity affiliated vehicles that will...

Dec 16, 2013, 16:00 ET

Barrett-Jackson & FOX Announce Major Cross-Network Expansion Of Signature Scottsdale Auction

Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions™, today announced that FOX Sports has expanded its viewership reach for the...

Mar 16, 2007, 01:00 ET

Barrett-Jackson Sues to Halt Defamation

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Late yesterday Barrett-Jackson Auction Co. LLC filed suit in U.S. District Court in relation to a...

Jan 29, 2005, 00:00 ET

Record Set at Barrett-Jackson Auction With $3 million winning bid

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A 1954 Oldsmobile F-88 grabbed an all-time record at the Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction with a...