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Barrett-Jackson Gears Up For Its 2nd Annual Las Vegas Road Rally Down The Las Vegas Strip

LAS VEGAS – August 24, 2010 – The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, creator of “The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™,” will showcase more than 100 Hot Rods, Resto-Mods, classics, new collectibles and muscle cars during its 2nd Annual Las Vegas Road Rally on Wednesday, Sept. 22. Within four days, Barrett-Jackson sold out 105 exclusive rally spots to Las Vegas-area car collectors and enthusiasts. The rally will begin in the Gold Lot at the Las Vegas Convention Center on Convention Center Drive and travel down the Las Vegas Strip to the southeast parking lot of Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

The event is one of many exciting automotive activities Barrett-Jackson has scheduled throughout the week leading up to its 3rd Annual Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Auction on Thursday, Sept. 23, through Saturday, Sept. 25, at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

Rally participants will gather for a car show prior to the Road Rally at 10 a.m. PDT at Fairway Chevrolet, located on 3100 E. Sahara Avenue. There, participants and spectators can enjoy a sneak peek at the rally cars while enjoying live entertainment, giveaways, food and beverages. Proceeds from the sale of food and drinks at Fairway Chevrolet will benefit the YMCA of Southern Nevada. At 1:30 p.m., the vehicles will head to the Gold Lot at the Las Vegas Convention Center to stage for the Road Rally.

Beginning at 2:45 p.m., participants will line up in the Las Vegas Convention Center’s Gold Lot, located across from the Las Vegas Hilton. The Road Rally will depart at 3 p.m. and travel west on Convention Center Drive toward Las Vegas Boulevard. Participants will cruise down the Las Vegas Strip and arrive at Mandalay Bay’s southeast parking lot. Immediately after the rally, participants and the public can enjoy ride ‘n drives provided by Ford and GM, demonstrations and entertainment. The event is free to the public and everyone is invited to attend this exciting afternoon. Food and beverages will be available for purchase and activities are scheduled until 5 p.m.

About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company

The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company was established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Barrett-Jackson specializes in providing products and services to classic and collector car owners, astute collectors and automotive enthusiasts around the world. The company produces the “World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™” in Scottsdale, Palm Beach, Fla., Las Vegas, and Orange County, Cali. Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance offering for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit www.barrett-jackson.com or call (480) 421-6694.

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AAutomotive media contact: Jennifer Pullen, www.tprm-usa.com, 214-520-3430 Ext. 307, jpullen@tprm-usa.com
Local media contact: Kelly Reeves, KLR Communications, (949) 509-1888, kelly@klrcommunications.com

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