UNCASVILLE, CN – June 23, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – Within a few hours of opening its doors today, the public has purchased every ticket to Barrett-Jackson’s Northeast Auction on June 23-25, 2016, at Mohegan Sun. In addition, consignments for The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions® are sold out and Barrett-Jackson set an attendance record for any event at Mohegan Sun. To meet the strong demand, Barrett-Jackson will offer a limited number of twilight tickets on-site, as well as increase support for bidding.
- Daytime Friday and Saturday tickets for inaugural Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction sell out within a few hours of gates opening on Thursday kickoff
- Barrett-Jackson sets attendance record for any event at Mohegan Sun
- Consignments sold out before auction starts
- Applications for internet and phone bidders still being accepted and a limited number of twilight tickets to be offered on-site
“The inaugural Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction became a success within the first few hours with record crowds and an unprecedented sell-out of both tickets and consignments,” said Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “So while online sales of tickets have ceased, we’re offering a limited number of twilight tickets each day to attend after 5 p.m. We also added more bidder seating and increased the number of auction personnel to support them. This will be absolutely the best collector car event in the Northeast in 2016.”
Mohegan Sun, one of the most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in North America is hosting the three-day collector car auction and lifestyle event for visitors from around the world. Coverage of the inaugural Northeast Auction presented by Barrett-Jackson is being broadcast live on the Velocity and Discovery television networks.
Even though sales of admission tickets for the weekend have ceased, collectors can still apply for online and telephone bidding. For more information on becoming a bidder, follow the link to http://www.Barrett-Jackson.com/Bidder/Home.
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 auctions and automotive lifestyle events. 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 live television coverage in 2016, 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 http://www.barrett-jackson.com, or call 480-421-6694.