Barrett-Jackson only runs four of its world-famous collector car auctions each year. The final auction is one of its newer ones. This weekend is Barrett-Jackson’s 6th annual Las Vegas auction which appropriately takes place on The Strip at the Mandalay Bay Resort.
Every year, millions of people drop billions of dollars in casinos looking to win the big jackpot. At Barrett-Jackson, car buyers will spend millions of dollars hoping to hit the jackpot by buying the car of their dreams or a collector car that will increase in value. So here are five of my favourite cars from this week’s auction that will be a cool ride for the lucky buyer that hits the auction block jackpot.
It’s the end of the week which means it’s time for some links. A quick FYI: Jackie’s taking over the Sunday links next week while I’m off. It also means that I won’t have an IndyCar write-up for you next week either. Granted, that terrible schedule of their’s probably deserves its own write-up.
For now, here’s Maitland Ward who you might remember from Boy Meets World and not a whole lot since.
Things have pretty well completely gone to hell in Egypt. Here’s one reporters look inside the protests where he got caught up in the violence. (The Daily Beast)
The investigation into the Rob Ford crack tape hasn’t ended. Police are looking to Ford friends who tried to acquire the tapes themselves. (Toronto Star)
Al-Qaeda tried using Twitter to solicit media tips. Well-intentioned Twitter users took the opportunity to troll them. (BuzzFeed)