This 2005 Ford GT (Lot #3002
) used as a Ford Performance development and promotional car for the launch of the 2005 Ford GT. 100 percent of the hammer price will be donated to benefit the JDRF. Credit: Barrett-Jackson
Barrett-Jackson will continue its company-wide dedication of giving back to those in need with the sale of three outstanding charity vehicles during the 12th Annual Las Vegas Auction at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, October 3-5, 2019. To date, Barrett-Jackson has raised over $118 million for more than 160 local and national charities including United Way, Reach Out WorldWide and JDRF.
“We’ve experienced so many incredible moments of generosity this year through the sale of charity vehicles,” said Craig Jackson
, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. “Since our Scottsdale Auction earlier this year, we’ve raised over $15 million, and much-needed awareness, for 19 charities that serve people from all walks of life. Our Las Vegas Auction will continue our philanthropic spirit with the sale of three vehicles, with 100 percent of the hammer price going straight to charity.”
Crossing the block on Saturday, October 5, is a 2005 Ford GT. Used as a Ford Performance development and promotional car for the launch of the 2005 Ford GT. This supercar has a truly special history. Donated by Ford Motor Company, this GT is finished in white with blue stripes was built specifically for media drives, show appearances and product development. Powered by its original 5.4-liter V8 engine mated to a 6-speed manual transmission, this GT was also used by Ford Racing to develop components that helped privateers competitively race the Ford GT, including a 700+ horsepower supercharger upgrade that is still on the vehicle. Piloted by many famous drivers, including Trans Am star Tommy Kendall and Andy Slankard, 100 percent of the hammer price will be donated to benefit the JDRF.
TV Coverage (All times Pacific)
|Friday 10/4/19 ||12 PM to 7 PM ||Velocity |
|Friday 10/4/19 ||7 PM to 2 AM ||Motor Trend TV (Rebroadcast) |
|Saturday 10/5/19 ||12 PM to 2 PM ||Discovery Channel |
|Saturday 10/5/19 ||2 PM to 7 PM ||Motor Trend TV |
|Saturday 10/5/19 ||8 PM to 2 AM ||Motor Trend TV (Partial rebroadcast) |
|Sunday 10/6/19 ||9 AM to 4 PM ||Motor Trend (Rebroadcast) |