- Final countdown underway to Auctions America’s flagship Auburn Fall Collector Car Weekend, August 28 – September 1 at the historic Auburn Auction Park in Auburn, Indiana
- Labor Day weekend event offers attractions for the whole family including appearances by Jessi Combs of “Overhaulin’” and “All Girls Garage”, and Richard Rawlings and Aaron Kaufman of “Gas Monkey Garage”
- Exclusive coverage from the Auburn Fall event will broadcast live on NBC Sports Network from August 29 - 31
- Sale will lift the gavel on approximately 1,100 quality collector cars including a special new Saturday Salon Offering dedicated to presenting a premier roster of collector cars in a single auction ring
- Full-day memorabilia sale will take place on August 28, headlined by more than 400 remarkable treasures from the personal collection of Kirk F. White, offered entirely without reserve
- Digital catalogs showcasing the Ed Ewing Collection, the Kirk F. White Collection and select Auburn Fall consignments are now available online at auctionsamerica.com
AUBURN, Indiana (August 12, 2013) – Following its highly successful debut sale in California, Auctions America is excited to announce an action-packed list of attractions for its annual Auburn Fall Collector Car weekend held during the renowned Auburn Cord Duesenberg (ACD) Festival, August 28 – September 1.
In addition to the approximately 1,100 collector car auction, full-day memorabilia sale, and car corral and swap meet presented exclusively by Carlisle Events, the Auburn Fall weekend features a number of attractions and activities for the whole family to enjoy. Leading a list of celebrities joining Auctions America for the event are Richard Rawlings and Aaron Kaufman of the world-renowned hot rod shop Gas Monkey Garage and stars of Discovery’s Fast N’ Loud. Richard and Aaron will be onsite signing autographs in the auction arena on August 31 and September 1 from 12pm – 1pm. Fearless young lady with a love for speed, Jessi Combs, will also be onsite at the Auburn Auction Park. The star of Discovery’s Overhaulin’ and All Girls Garage will host an autograph session from 3pm – 4pm on August 31 and September 1. Finally, Auctions America is proud to sponsor Wayne Carini of the hit series Chasing Classic Cars as Grand Marshall of the ACD Festival parade and welcomes Wayne to the Auction Park on Saturday afternoon.
Those looking for a few thrills can stop by the Solution Action Sports Freestyle Motocross demonstration for some highflying entertainment on Saturday and Sunday afternoon. For the enthusiast looking to get a little closer to the action, Auctions America is offering Monster truck shows and rides along with Helicopter rides providing aerial views of all the excitement. Full details are available online at auctionsamerica.com.
“As we gear up for our fourth Labor Day weekend in Auburn, all signs point to it being our best one yet,” says Donnie Gould, president of Auctions America. “In our ongoing effort to put Auburn back on the map as the classic car capital of America, we’ve continued to build on our flagship event. In addition to a number of cars offered without reserve throughout the weekend, Saturday’s new Salon Offering is definitely the place to be for the discerning collector. With everything from late model Ferraris to three exceptional Duesenbergs and prominent collections, this is a premier offering unlike any we’ve ever seen.”
With over 1,100 quality collector cars set to cross the auction block, there is something for everyone at the Auburn Fall auction. From the entry level collector to the more discerning aficionado looking to go home with the ultimate piece from Saturday’s Salon Offering, the roster of classics, hot rods, exotics, muscle cars and more caters to a diverse range of automotive tastes and budgets. Along with the long list of attractions, Auburn Fall offers a complete weekend for enthusiasts as the longest running event in collector car auction history.
Exclusive coverage from Auctions America’s flagship Auburn Fall event at the historic Auburn Auction Park will broadcast live on NBC Sports Network on August 29 from 8pm – 12am, August 30 from 8 – 10pm, and August 31 from 12:30 – 4pm EDT. Delivered to more than 80 million homes, this new in-depth coverage will track live gavel-to-gavel action as well as showcase the stories behind featured automobiles, providing a glimpse into the characters of the global collector car hobby. Hosting the Auburn Fall auction coverage are veteran NBC Sports Network broadcasters Bill Patrick and Steve Matchett. Patrick hosted motorsports and automotive coverage on Race Week and has covered every major sporting event during his 25-year broadcasting career, including all four major championships in professional golf, the U.S. Open, Wimbledon, the World Series, the Super Bowl, the NBA Playoffs, the Stanley Cup Playoffs, America's Cup and the 2008 Olympics. Matchett is an automotive and motorsports analyst with a focus on Formula One for NBC and the NBC Sports Network and formerly worked as a mechanic for the Benetton F1 team.
Auctions America is also proud to introduce an all-new 30 minute show titled Epic Collections by Auctions America. The show features the eclectic collection of Mr. Ed Ewing and will air on NBC Sports Network in the lead up to the sale. Visit auctionsamerica.com/nbcsports for the full television schedule.
Further information along with copies of the Auburn Fall, Ed Ewing Collection, and Kirk F. White Memorabilia Collection digital catalogs and a frequently updated list of consignments are available online at auctionsamerica.com. To discuss consignment opportunities, please contact an Auctions America car specialist toll free at 877-906-2437 (or +1 260-927-9797 outside of North America).
Auctions America Auburn Fall – Event Details
Sale dates: Wednesday, August 28 – Sunday, September 1, see auctionsamerica.com for times
Preview dates: Wednesday, August 28 – Sunday, September 1, from 9am – 6pm ET
Location: Auburn Auction Park, 5536 County Rd. 11A, Auburn, Indiana, 46706
Admission: A full event pass can be purchased for $50; daily passes are available for $15 each. Wednesday’s preview day (excluding the Kirk F. White collection auction) is free admission. Children 12 years and under will gain free admission. Please note the auction brochure/catalog does not include admission into the park.
Auctions America is also proud to offer free admission to all active duty and retired military personnel and their families on Thursday, August 29.
For those unable to attend the event in person, Internet, absentee, and telephone bidding options are available, and the auction will stream live at auctionsamerica.com to provide real-time coverage of the event.