Shelby Mustangs Headed for the Auction Block in Tulsa
TULSA, Okla. (May 24, 2012) — Leake Auction Company will auction an impressive collection of Shelby’s during their upcoming 40th annual collector car auction in Tulsa, June 8-10 in the QuikTrip Center. This collection consists of a variety of Mustangs, spanning the late Carroll Shelby’s career. Shelby is best known for his dedication to create high-powered muscle cars, most notably the Shelby Cobra and the Mustang Shelby GT500.
The line-up includes:
· 1968 Shelby GT350 Fastback, gold
· 1968 Shelby GT500 Fastback, gold
· 1968 Shelby GT500KR Convertible, white
· 2006 Shelby GT-Hertz, black
· 2007 Shelby GT, black
· 2008 Shelby GT500 Convertible, white
· 2008 Shelby GT500 Convertible, red
· 2008 Shelby GT500 Fastback, red
· 2011 Shelby GT500 Coupe, black
· 2011 Shelby GT500
“Like everyone in the automotive industry, we were saddened by the death of Mr. Shelby,” stated Richard Sevenoaks, president of Leake Auction Company. “Carroll Shelby transcends generations and his name is synonymous with muscle cars. There is not a guy out there who does not lust after a Shelby.”
The Tulsa auction continues Leake’s 40th anniversary celebration, and they are rolling out the red carpet for their guests. Those with proper credentials to bid on cars will be treated to a Car Bar where they can enjoy snacks and drinks, a dinner at the Hard Rock Casino featuring live music from the Mid Life Crisis Band and much more. The James C. Leake Lifetime Achievement award will also be given to a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the car collecting industry. Admission is $15 for adults, $10 for senior citizens and military personnel with an ID and $7 for children under 12.
For a complete list of vehicles consigned to this auction, visit www.leakecar.com.
Leake Auction Company was established in 1964 as one of the first car auctions in the country. More than 40 years later the auction company has sold more than 34,000 cars. Leake Auction Company currently operates auctions in Tulsa, Oklahoma City, Dallas and San Antonio.
Sponsors include: Hard Rock Casino, Citizens Security Bank, Bob Hurley Ford and Hagerty Insurance.
For media only: hi-resolution photos of any of our consigned cars are available upon request.