ANNUAL AUCTION MOVES TO PALM BEACH FOR 2020
SALE SET FOR WEEKEND OF 20 MARCH AT PALM BEACH INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY
CONSIGNMENTS NOW OPEN
BLENHEIM, Ontario (15 October 2019) – RM Auctions is delighted to announce that the company’s annual South Florida sale will move to Palm Beach International Raceway for 2020, on the weekend of 20 March. Now in its 18th year for 2020, RM Auctions event has long been regarded as South Florida’s premier collector car auction while being held at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center for the last several years.
The Palm Beach International Raceway (PBIR) is an iconic track with a fascinating history of drag racing and road racing in Florida. A legendary institution dating back to 1964, PBIR plays hosts to additional collector car events, including the Cavallino Classic, and will offer RM Auctions an ideal space for the Palm Beach sale. Located near Jupiter, Florida, PBIR is accessibly located for RM Auctions clients and attendees, near multiple major Atlantic coast airports.
Gord Duff, Global Head of Auctions, RM Sotheby’s Group, commented: “We’re looking forward to building on our many years of success in South Florida at our new Palm Beach venue. Historically the Fort Lauderdale auction has grown exponentially in value and quality over the last several years and we are excited to bring this growth and atmosphere to PBIR. Our consignors, bidders, and attendees can expect more than 350 quality collector cars offered across a multi-day auction event, at an exciting new destination on our calendar.”
The 2020 Palm Beach sale follows RM Auctions best-ever results in South Florida, achieved earlier this year when the auction house’s Fort Lauderdale auction totaled more than $23.2 million with 80 percent of all lots sold across a two-day auction at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center. The Convention Center will be undergoing a major expansion and remodel over the next year, necessitating the change in venue. The 2019 sale saw its highest total yet, achieved by a smaller, higher quality offering, and led by some of the most valuable motor cars ever presented at the event, including a 2015 Ferrari LaFerrari at $3,080,000, a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing at $1,155,000, and additional cars from the Youngtimer Collection.
For further information on RM Auctions 2020 Palm Beach sale, please visit rmsothebys.com or call +1 519 352 4575 to speak with a car specialist about entering your motor car.