Collector Corvettes, Custom Street Rods Rumble at ASU SkySong

Posted By Mike Padgett

Jan. 18, 2010

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Enthusiasts of collector cars, including 1950s Corvettes and 1930s street rods, displayed their hobbies on wheels at ASU SkySong to promote the upcoming 39th Annual Barrett-Jackson Classic Car Auction.

Owners of about 75 of the classic cars turned out for the Jan. 16 display at SkySong at McDowell and Scottsdale roads. The same afternoon, the head-turning cars were escorted by police in a crosstown road rally promoting the week-long Barrett-Jackson auctions this week at WestWorld of Scottsdale. Displays by more than 300 vendors open today.

Several 1950s Corvettes and 1930s street rods were among the collector cars displayed at ASU SkySong to promote this week’s Barrett-Jackson exotic car auction at WestWorld in Scottsdale. Copyright © photo by Mike Padgett

The daily Barrett-Jackson auctions of about 1,100 collector cars begin Jan. 19 and end Jan. 24. About 200,000 visitors are expected.

This year’s auction highlights include gangster John Dillinger’s 1930 Ford Model A Coupe. Dillinger was captured in 1934 in Tucson.

For more information about the auction and displays, including ticket prices and parking, visit

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Jan 18th, 2010

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