Classic Carriages Collector Car Auction and Show March 14-18

. March 7, 2007

Classic Carriages is revving up for the debut of its Collector Car Auction and Show March 14-18, 2007, at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. Hundreds of collector cars, motorcycles and memorabilia will cross the auction block at the event.

Featured cars in the reserve and non-reserve auction range from a 1928 Stutz Coupe and 1954 Jaguar XK 120 OTS to a 1970 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 and a 2007 Koenigsegg CCX. Major League Baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson will have cars from his personal collection in the auction including a 1970 Dodge Challenger 528 Hemi and 1967 Corvette Coupe 427.

“We’re going to have some amazing cars—many of them hard-to-find, one-of-a-kind vehicles,” said Eric Jones, chief operating officer of Classic Carriages. “Plus we have a world-class venue in University of Phoenix Stadium that will enable us to showcase an enormous selection of cars in a comfortable setting.”

In addition to the collector car auction, the event will feature seven attractions designed for everyone: including a Charity Gala/Preview Night on March 14 from 4 to 10 p.m., Celebrity Car Showcase, Sports and Exotic Car Gallery, Car Club Extravaganza, Car Corral and Ladies Desert Oasis, Motorsports Festival and Family Zone.

Stadium Offers World-Class Venue

Since its opening in the summer of 2006, the University of Phoenix has hosted several high-profile events, but none over the span of five days and as expansive as the Collector Car Auction and Show.

Classic Carriages will be utilizing all 260,000 square feet of the air conditioned, weatherproofed display space inside the stadium. There is permanent seating for bidders and spectators who can watch the action on the floor or on the 90 feet long video display jumbotron and plasma screens on the concourses.

Event Features Affordable Tickets, Free Parking

The Collector Car Auction runs 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 15-17 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 18. Ticket prices for the Collector Car Auction and Show range from $10-35 per person depending on the day. Children under 12 are free. Tickets for the Preview Night cost $17 per adult and $12 for seniors, juniors and military. Free parking and valet parking is also available to the bidders and to the public.

About Classic Carriages

Classic Carriages is a Peoria, Ariz.-based company debuting its Collector Car Auction and Show March 14-18, 2007 at the University of Phoenix Stadium. The auction features hundreds of cars available at reserve and non-reserve prices, as well as more than 100 custom and classic motorcycles and choppers. Seven family-friendly attractions highlight the five-day event including a Charity Gala/ Preview Night, Celebrity Car Showcase, Sports and Exotic Car Gallery, Car Club Extravaganza, Car Corral, Ladies Desert Oasis, Motorsports Festival and Family Zone. For additional information, visit www.classiccarriages.com or call (877) 999-0900.

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