The 27th annual Hot August Nights is promising to be the best event yet with more than $100,000 guaranteed prize money during its highly popular Show-n-Shines. Cash prizes, trophies and ribbons will be handed out to Hot August participants at a variety of Show-n-Shines throughout the region. In addition to the inaugural and prestigious Barrett-Jackson Cup, which awards $40,000 to five deserving winners and is the largest cash prize in car show history, there are 15 Show-n-Shines happening throughout the region that recognize a wide array of vehicles, from the most luxurious collector cars to well-maintained everyday automobiles.
Events include a nightly “Best of Show” at the Atlantis Casino Resort and Grand Sierra Resort and a “People’s Choice Award” at John Ascuaga’s Nugget. “We’re thrilled to have such tremendous participation from our event and resort partners, event sponsors and the community,” said Tony Marini, executive director of Hot August Nights. “This is our largest prize pool yet and further establishes Hot August Nights as the premier classic car event in the world.
The festival will be packed with more than 5,000 classic vehicles, hundreds of thousands of attendees, exciting events and adrenaline-filled activities. The Show-n-Shines, which are a beloved tradition of Hot August Nights, began with the event in Tahoe South Aug. 2-3 and in Reno and Sparks Aug. 6-11.
Barrett-Jackson grows its live TV coverage with 3 BONUS hours on Fuel
Barrett-Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions, has been a staple on SPEED since the network first launched in 1996. As SPEED transitions to the FOX Sports Media Group, the popular auction company is expanding its television coverage by recently announcing its transition to FOX Sports 1 and the FOX Sports Media Group family of networks. As part of the television growth, Barrett-Jackson also announced 3 BONUS hours of live coverage on Fuel during the Inaugural Hot August Nights Auction Presented by Barrett-Jackson.
Here is this week’s TV schedule:
Thursday, August 8 on Speed TV 3pm – 8pm Barrett-Jackson Reno Tahoe
Friday, August 9 on Speed TV 3pm – 8pm Barrett-Jackson Reno Tahoe
Saturday, August 10 on Speed TV 11am – 2pm Barrett-Jackson Reno Tahoe
Saturday, August 10 on Fuel TV 2pm – 5pm Barrett-Jackson Reno Tahoe
Saturday, August 10 on Speed TV 5pm – 8pm Barrett-Jackson Reno Tahoe