Join Velocity and Discovery Channel for BARRETT-JACKSON LIVE Tuesday, January 13 at 6 PM ET on Discovery Channel with continuing coverage beginning at 8 PM ET on Velocity. Throughout the week both networks will broadcast 36 hours of LIVE, world premiere coverage of the 44th annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale auction – the most buzzed about auction in Barrett-Jackson’s storied history.
The highlight of the Scottsdale auction will be Ron Pratte’s world-renowned collection of 142 cars, trucks and motorcycles, as well as more than 1,500 pieces of automotive memorabilia.
Other highlights include:
- NASCAR championship driver Jeff Gordon’s fully restored 1999 No. 24 Pepsi Chevrolet Monte Carlo
- The 1955 Chevy used in the counterculture-era cult classic film “Two-Lane Blacktop” starring James Taylor and The Beach Boys’ Dennis Wilson.
- A 1952 Woodill Wildfire, the first complete fiberglass car ever available and the star of three films: “Johnny Dark” with Tony Curtis; “Written on the Wind” with Rock Hudson; and “Knock on Wood” with Danny Kaye.
More Information on BARRETT-JACKSON LIVE:
For Auction Photos:
Contacts for Velocity: Brittany Whiteford, 240-662-6089, Brittany_Whiteford@discovery.com – OR –
Andrew Scafetta, 240-662-6063, Andrew_Scafetta@discovery.com