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Barrett-Jackson, The NASCAR Foundation Will Auction Vehicle To Support Las Vegas

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NASCAR's Mike Helton Donates Personal Car To Benefit the UNLV
Foundation with funds directed to the UNLV School of Medicine Dept. of
Emergency Medicine Residency Program Fund

Barrett-Jackson,
in conjunction with The NASCAR Foundation, today announced the charity
sale of a 2016 Jeep Wrangler Red Rock Edition at Barrett-Jackson's 10th
Annual Las Vegas Auction, Oct. 19-21, 2017, at the Mandalay Bay Resort
and Casino. The vehicle, donated from the personal collection of Mike
Helton – NASCAR vice chairman and chairman of The NASCAR Foundation –
will benefit The NASCAR Foundation, with 100 percent of the money
earmarked to support the UNLV Foundation with funds directed to the UNLV
School of Medicine Dept. of Emergency Medicine Residency Program Fund.

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Barrett-Jackson, in conjunction with The NASCAR Foundation, today announced the charity sale of a 20 ...

Barrett-Jackson, in conjunction with The NASCAR Foundation, today announced the charity sale of a 2016 Jeep Wrangler Red Rock Edition at Barrett-Jackson's 10th Annual Las Vegas Auction. (Photo: Business Wire)

"Like Barrett-Jackson, our friends at NASCAR have strong ties to Las
Vegas and were deeply saddened by the recent tragic event," said Craig
Jackson
, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson. "We're so proud this
longtime partner of ours is stepping up to help the medical personnel
who are fighting daily to save the lives of those injured. It is just
one of many initiatives to help to show our support for Las Vegas at
this difficult time."

The 2016 Jeep Wrangler Red Rock Edition (Lot
#3000
) is one of less than 50 production vehicles built by Jeep, and
was inspired by Moab and the celebration of the 50th Annual Easter
Safari gathering of Jeep enthusiasts from all over the world. The
vehicle was carefully delivered to Petty's Garage and the engine was
treated to a supercharger performance upgrade to enhance the power,
under the supervision of seven-time NASCAR champion Richard Petty
himself. When complete, "The King" put his famous artistic signature on
the passenger side portion of the dash.

"It's an honor to donate this vehicle to benefit the UNLV School of
Medicine Dept. of Emergency Medicine Residency Program Fund," Helton
said. "We were reminded of the importance of emergency room personnel
two weeks ago in Las Vegas. The work that was done under the most trying
of circumstances was admirable – and invaluable. This is a cause the
Foundation is proud to support and we urge others to do so."

Mike Helton and NASCAR Hall of Famer Rusty Wallace will be onstage as
the rare Jeep crosses the block on Thursday, Oct. 19, at approximately
3:30 p.m. The entire hammer price will benefit The NASCAR Foundation,
who have chosen to earmark the money for the UNLV Foundation, with funds
directed to the UNLV School of Medicine Dept. of Emergency Medicine
Residency Program Fund. The fund provides support for the UNLV School of
Medicine to train physicians as emergency medicine specialists at UMC,
Nevada's only Level 1 Trauma Center. UMC played a critical role in the
initial response to the tragic shooting in Las Vegas and continues to be
an important site for the treatment of victims, many who are facing a
lifelong battle to recover.

"We are proud to be a part of an incredible culture where many of our
partners have stepped up over the years to donate spectacular charity
vehicles, and this Jeep is another great example," said Steve
Davis
, Barrett-Jackson president. "We are honored to provide the
platform for moments such as this, which are all about us joining
together as a community to support Las Vegas and the many families that
need our help after such a tragic event."

The 10th Annual Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Auction will be broadcast on
Discovery and Velocity, and internationally on Velocity Canada,
Discovery UK and Discovery Turbo UK during the three-day auction. For
specific television schedules, please click
here
.

The 2017
Las Vegas Auction Docket
is available to view online. Click
here
to consign a vehicle or visit Barrett-Jackson.com/Bid
for information on becoming a bidder. Advance tickets and three-day
ticket packages are also available at Barrett-Jackson.com.

About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company

Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona,
Barrett-Jackson, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions®, is the
leader in collector car and automotive lifestyle events, which include
authentic automobilia auctions and the sale of high-profile estates and
private collections. The company produces auctions in Scottsdale,
Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut; and Las
Vegas, Nevada. With broadcast partners Velocity and Discovery Channel,
Barrett-Jackson features extensive live
television coverage
, including broadcasts in over 100 countries
internationally. Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector
car insurance for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. For
more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit Barrett-Jackson.com
or call 480-421-6694.

About The NASCAR Foundation

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing Inc. (NASCAR)
established The NASCAR Foundation in January 2006 to support initiatives
that positively affect the lives of children throughout the United
States. The 501(c) (3) non-profit entity partners with medical experts
and other charitable organizations to fund children's health care
programs. The NASCAR Foundation has cumulatively donated $30 million to
reach more than one million children. For more information on The NASCAR
Foundation, please visit: NASCARfoundation.org. Follow The NASCAR
Foundation on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/NASCARFoundation
or on Twitter: @NASCAR_FDN.

For high-resolution photos, please contact Aaron Cook at ACook@TPRM.com

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