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Barrett-Jackson, Shell and Pennzoil will host goldRush Rally on Super Saturday at 2018 Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction

Thursday, May 31st, 2018
  • The 10th annual goldRush Rally kicks off June 22nd in Boston
  • First stop at Mohegan Sun on June 23rd will be rally’s first-ever at an auction
  • The spectacular cars will be on display in the parking lot of Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar

UNCASVILLE, CT (May 31, 2018) – A historic Super Saturday is heading to Barrett-Jackson’s 3rd Annual Northeast Auction as the World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions® has teamed up with Shell and Pennzoil to host goldRush Rally during the final day of the auction, June 23, 2018, at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. It will be the rally’s first stop during its 10-year anniversary event and the first time in goldRush’s history the rally has stopped at an auction during their epic drives.

“Like Barrett-Jackson, goldRush embodies the best of the automotive lifestyle culture, and we are thrilled they have chosen to make a stop at our Northeast Auction during their 10-year anniversary event,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “They represent an incredible group of our country’s passionate auto enthusiasts who own some of the most spectacular supercars on the planet. It is a truly unique and special opportunity that adds an exciting new element to our automotive lifestyle event on Super Saturday. We are proud to partner with Shell and Pennzoil in hosting this incredible group at Mohegan Sun.”

For the last decade, goldRush Rally has welcomed distinguished guests, VIP celebrities and automotive influencers to the #1 luxury rally in the country. Participants drive through high-profile cities and scenic back roads with unforgettable moments witnessed by dedicated fans and paparazzi alike. Some of those moments have included shutting down famous landmarks along the way, including the Golden Gate Bridge and Las Vegas Boulevard. This momentous occasion will be nothing less than exceptional with a groundbreaking lineup of cars, people and places.

We are excited to collaborate with our sponsor Barrett-Jackson on our 10-year anniversary adventure,” said Ramin Arami, Founder/Managing Partner of goldRush Rally. “To be the best you need to surround yourself with only the best, and we couldn’t have picked a better partner.”

The event kicks off in Boston on June 22nd and will stop in 10 cities over 10 days – including Pittsburgh, Dallas and Barrett-Jackson’s hometown, Scottsdale – before finishing the rally in Las Vegas on July 1st. During the stop in Connecticut on June 23rd – on its way to New York – the cars will be staged in the parking lot at Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar for fans to see while rally participants visit the auction inside Mohegan Sun.

In addition, goldRush Rally will show support for the Driven Hearts campaign, Barrett-Jackson’s yearlong charity initiative supporting the American Heart Association. Participants will be using #DrivenHearts during their event and many of the cars will feature a #DrivenHearts decal. Fans will also be able to engage with the rally on social media platforms, including the Facebook pages Barrett-Jackson and goldRush. Full details and up-to-date information on the rally is available at goldRushRally.com

Barrett-Jackson’s 2018 Northeast Auction is June 20-23, 2018 and will be the first event inside Mohegan Sun’s new 125,000-square-foot Expo Center. The preview docket is now available; for information on becoming a bidder, go to Barrett-Jackson.com/bid. To submit an application to consign at the 2018 Northeast Auction, click here. Also, follow Barrett-Jackson on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter for the latest news and information heading into the 2018 Northeast Auction.

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 and the sale of high-profile estates and private collections. 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 features extensive live television coverage, including broadcasts in over 150 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 Barrett-Jackson.com or call 480-421-6694.

About Mohegan Sun:

Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 90 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

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3rd Annual Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction Kicks Off June 20th In The New Mohegan Sun Expo Center

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

UNCASVILLE, CT. – May 10, 2018 – Building off a record-breaking 2018 Palm Beach Auction, Barrett-Jackson is returning to Mohegan Sun in Connecticut for its 3rd Annual Northeast Auction, June 20th-23rd, 2018. In addition to the collector car and automobilia auctions, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions® will bring a host of automotive lifestyle activities as part of the first event in Mohegan Sun’s newly built 125,000 square-foot Expo Center.

“We can’t thank the collector car community enough for the incredible memories we’ve shared at our first two auctions in 2018,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “Fortunately, we are only just beginning. Mohegan Sun is a spectacular venue and we are thrilled to be the first event at their brand-new Expo Center. They added a second tower with 400 rooms leading into last year’s auction and their continued growth sets a tremendous stage for our 3rd Annual Northeast Auction. Even more important, highlighting the event will be the continuation of our yearlong Driven Hearts charity campaign that has already helped raise over $530,000 in 2018 for the American Heart Association, thanks to the incredible generosity and support of the collector car community.”

The week kicks off on Wednesday, June 20th with Family Value Day – a preview day for consignors, bidders and fans to experience all the automotive lifestyle activities in addition to looking at all the auction vehicles and automobilia items before they begin crossing the block on Thursday. In addition, the Motor Trend Live Stage will stream live coverage during the auction, with expert analysis on vehicles moments after they cross the auction block. Live television coverage of the event will be on Velocity and Discovery Channel; full television details have yet to be announced. A full schedule with exact times is available at Barrett-Jackson.com.

Wednesday, June 20 – Family Value Day Thursday, June 21 – Saturday, June 23
8:00 AM – Gates Open – Automotive
Lifestyle Exhibitors, Activities and Car Displays
8:00 AM – Gates Open – Automotive Lifestyle Exhibitors, Activities and Car Displays
7:30 PM – Invitation-Only Opening Night Gala 9:00 AM – Ford Ride ’N Drives, Chevrolet Hot Laps and Dodge Thrill Rides
10:00 AM – Automobilia Auction
11:00 AM – Behind the Hobby Collector Car Symposiums
1:00 PM – Collector Car Auction

“The energy and excitement we experienced at Palm Beach was incredible and we believe that will continue at Mohegan Sun,” said Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson. “The collector car community is vast throughout the eastern region of the United States and we will once again offer a wonderful mix of cars that provides a little bit of everything for everyone. We’ve had a great first two years in Connecticut and are excited to continue this new summer tradition with our 3rd annual event out in the beautiful Northeast.”

The driving theme for Barrett-Jackson in 2018 is the company’s first yearlong charity initiative, Driven Hearts. Designed to help raise awareness and money for the American Heart Association, Barrett-Jackson helped raise more than $350,000 at the 2018 Scottsdale Auction, followed by an additional $180,000 in Palm Beach, bringing the total to over $530,000 to date. The third of four commemorative license plates will be unveiled leading up to the Northeast Auction and will be on all auction cars, as well as available for purchase at the auction and online at ShopBarrettJackson.com, with proceeds benefiting the American Heart Association. Fans continue to have the opportunity to engage with the campaign on social media using #DrivenHearts, and Barrett-Jackson will auction a 35th Anniversary Corvette donated by Charmaigne and Darrell Pullen (story), with 100 percent of the hammer price benefiting the American Heart Association. More information on the campaign can be found at DrivenHearts.org.

For information on becoming a bidder for the 2018 Northeast Auction, go to www.Barrett-Jackson.com/bid. To submit an application to consign at the 2018 Northeast Auction, click here. Also, follow Barrett-Jackson on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter for the latest news and information heading into the 2018 Northeast Auction.

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 and the sale of high-profile estates and private collections. 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 features extensive live television coverage, including broadcasts in over 150 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 Barrett-Jackson.com or call 480-421-6694.

About Mohegan Sun:

Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 90 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

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Barrett-Jackson Ups The Ante Heading Into 2017 Northeast Auction at Mohegan Sun This Week

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Auction Features Sold-Out Docket and Family Activities Wednesday-Saturday

UNCASVILLE, CT (June 19, 2017) - The 2nd Annual Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction returns this week, June 21-24, at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut. The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions® will once again offer a full schedule of events, including a variety of family festivities and the automobilia auction starting Wednesday during Preview Day. The excitement continues Thursday through Saturday with the collector car auction, featuring a sold-out docket for the second year in a row.

The event kicks off Wednesday at 8:00 a.m. with Preview Day, where fans can see the cars up close before they cross the auction block and enjoy watching the bidding action beginning at 10:00 a.m. in the arena during the automobilia auction. Exhibitors will be on-site with activities and a variety of automotive and lifestyle products, including fine art, jewelry, furniture and more. A fan favorite – the Ford and Chevrolet Ride ’N Drives and Dodge Thrill Rides – returns to Mohegan Sun and provides fans an opportunity to test-drive the latest offerings from the automakers or take a heart-stopping ride around a closed track with a professional driver.

The event ramps up Thursday, Friday and Saturday with gates opening at 8:00 a.m., the automobilia auction starting at 10:00 a.m. and the collector car auction beginning at 1:00 p.m. each day. Recently filling up the sold-out docket are a very rare 1972 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 (Lot #672.1), an original 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Fastback (Lot #709) and two beautiful Jaguar XKE Series I (Lot #678/Lot #681) vehicles.

A complete list of events and times is available at Barrett-Jackson.com, including the live TV broadcast schedule on Discovery, Discovery Turbo UK, Velocity and Velocity Canada. Tickets are available in advance online and at the gate from the Mohegan Sun Box Office, with discounts for Seniors, Military, Students and Children.

To get involved in the action by becoming a consignor or bidder at a Barrett-Jackson auction, call 480-421-6694.

View video here: Inside the Northeast Auction!

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 Barrett-Jackson.com or call 480-421-6694.

About Mohegan Sun

Owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 90 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

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