Barrett-Jackson Set to Raise Funds for Veterans, Kids and Medical Research During 46th Annual Auction

  • Barrett-Jackson is set to help raise funds for deserving charities
    serving U.S. veterans, kids and medical research during its 46th
    Annual Scottsdale Auction
  • Four-time Grammy winner Steven Tyler is auctioning his 2012 Hennessey
    Venom GT Spyder (Lot
    #3003
    ), with 100 percent of the hammer price to benefit Janie’s
    Fund
  • The sale of the Dale Earnhardt Jr.-designed 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle (Lot
    #3006)
    and his 2014 Chevrolet #88 race car (Lot
    #3006.1
    ) will each be sold to benefit Nationwide Children’s
    Hospital

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#barrettjacksonBarrett-Jackson,
The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, will help raise
funds for charities supporting U.S. veterans, children and medical
research during the 46th Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction, to
be held Jan. 14-22, 2017, at WestWorld of Scottsdale in Arizona. Among
the most anticipated vehicles crossing the block for charity is Rock and
Roll Hall of Famer Steven Tyler’s 2012 Hennessey Venom GT Spyder (Lot
#3003
), with 100 percent of the hammer price benefiting Janie’s Fund.


“To date, Barrett-Jackson has helped raise in excess of $91 million for
charity,” said Craig
Jackson
, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “But almost as
important as the funds we help raise is the awareness we bring to the
organizations that are bringing so much good to our communities. Giving
these amazing charities a chance to tell their story on live,
international TV inspires all of us. We’re grateful to be a part of such
a powerful movement for good, and look forward to the goodwill that will
come from the sale of our charity vehicles in Scottsdale.”

Celebrity personalities including Steven Tyler, lead singer of Aerosmith
and former judge on American Idol, will be onstage Friday, Jan. 20, to
help sell his 2012 Hennessey Venom GT Spyder (Lot
#3003
). Offered from his personal collection, this Venom GT is five
of 12 created and the first of the Spyder convertibles. This 7.0-liter
V8 mid-engine, rear-wheel drive supercar produces 1,244 horsepower that
sprints from 0-60 mph in 2.7 seconds and 0-200 mph in 14.5 seconds. One
hundred percent of the hammer price will benefit Janie’s
Fund
, which is dedicated to providing resources to help abused girls.

Dale Earnhardt Jr., world-champion pro stock car driver and team owner,
is coming to the Barrett-Jackson stage on Saturday, Jan. 21, to help
sell two vehicles that will each benefit Nationwide
Children’s Hospital
, a leading pediatric care facility and research
institute. Donated by Chevrolet, a 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle (Lot
#3006
) that Earnhardt helped design is a contemporary Resto-Mod
muscle car that uses a new GM Restoration Parts-licensed Dynacorn
reproduction body and modern coilover suspension system. Lot
#3006.1
is Earnhardt’s Hendrick Motorsports No. 88 Nationwide
Chevrolet SS that he raced in six NASCAR Cup Series races between 2014
and 2015.

“What an amazing opportunity we have to come together as a car community
to help out these great charities,” said Steve
Davis
, president of Barrett-Jackson. “Each one has a unique mission
to help people who are struggling and in need of our combined efforts.”

Other vehicles that are crossing the block in Scottsdale in support of
charity include:

  • 2016 GMC Sierra Custom Pickup (Lot
    #3000
    ) – GMC commissioned this one-of-a-kind Sierra All Terrain
    from renowned artist Mickey Harris. All proceeds will benefit Stephen
    Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and Building for America’s Bravest.
  • 1970 Chevrolet Camaro Z/28 (Lot
    #3001
    ) – This very original and fully documented Camaro retains
    its original interior, door, panels, dash and headliner. All proceeds
    will benefit Childhelp.
  • 2017 Chevrolet Camaro COPO #001 (Lot
    #3002
    ) – This SEMA show car represents Serial #001 of 69 COPO
    Camaros that will be produced for the 2017 model year. All proceeds
    from its sale will benefit United Way.
  • 2017 Ford Raptor Pickup (Lot
    #3004
    ) – This 2017 Raptor takes years of Ford performance and
    engineering to the next level. It is the last VIN produced for 2017
    and finished in a unique one-of-one color. All proceeds from its sale
    will benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
  • 1930 Cord L29 4-Door Brougham (Lot
    #3005
    ) – One of only 5,010 produced, this L29 Cord was a very
    high-tech vehicle for its day and was the first American front-wheel
    drive production car. All proceeds from its sale will benefit Loma
    Linda University Children’s Hospital.
  • 2015 Ford Mustang GT Fastback (Lot
    #3007
    ) – This “Jack Roush Tribute” Mustang brings together classic
    nostalgia of the past with all the styling and performance of the
    present. All proceeds from its sale will benefit Military Assistance
    Mission, Inc.

For more information on becoming a bidder, follow the link to www.barrett-jackson.com/bid.
Experience the 46th Annual Scottsdale Auction in style with a
Barrett-Jackson VIP Experience Package. Information on available
packages and how to be a part of this world-class lifestyle event is
available here.

About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company

Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona,
Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, is the
leader in collector car and automotive lifestyle events, which include
authentic automobilia auctions. The company produces auctions in
Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut,
and Las Vegas, Nevada. With broadcast partners Velocity and Discovery
Channel, Barrett-Jackson will feature extensive live television coverage
in 2017, including broadcasts in over 100 countries internationally.
Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance
for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. For more information
about Barrett-Jackson, visit http://www.barrett-jackson.com
or call 480-421-6694.

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