Reno’s Hot August Nights — a 10 day homage to cars, especially vintage and classic — will be televised on the SPEED channel, for those of you who get lots of TV channels. Featured will be the 3 nights of the Auction. Check it out.
This first part was sent in an email to various folks… I repeat that here and add stuff from the auction. Good times. According to the RGJ, “…about 5600 cars were registered for the week-long celebration… Already, 3400 vehicles have been registered for next year’s event.”
Meanwhile, Carol and I, Brian and Natasza went to some events at the Nugget last (Wednesday) evening. Here are a few pictures:
On Friday, we went to the Barrett Jackson Auction, first visiting the cars to be auctioned on the floor at the Reno/Sparks Convention Center.
A sea-mist green 1940 Ford 2-door was our first family car, purchased in 1948 when I was 10 years old.
The most expensive cars went on the block on Saturday.