America’s Adventurally the Fireball Run Teams With Barrett-Jackson, The Worlds Greatest Collector Car Auction
UNIVERSAL STUDIOS ORLANDO, Fla. – May 27, 2010 – Fireball Run Adventurally®, America’s favorite motorsport rally, announced today a cooperative sponsorship with Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, the World’s Greatest Collector Car Auction(TM).
“We have two fantastic automotive events joining forces,” said Natalie Zimmerman, organizer of the Fireball Run. "Teaming up with Barrett-Jackson gives the Fireball Run a chance to increase visibility of the rally and bring in new participants. And each rally participant increases our chances of aiding in the recovery of another missing child.”
Headquartered out of Universal Studios Florida, and sanctioned by United States Auto Club Racing, the Fireball Run Adventurally is an “Amazing Race meets motorsports” event combining a scripted interactive game with real race track competitions. The transcontinental rally traverses teams through 18 host cities, over eight days and 3500 miles.
“We believe this is perfect for the Fireball Run team and Barrett-Jackson buyers and sellers.” said JJ Sanchez, executive director for Fireball Run. “Once you’ve acquired the car of your dreams at Barrett-Jackson, the Fireball Run Adventurally is the perfect opportunity to test it out. It’s a challenging, scenic and adventurous way to celebrate the open road with a few friends.”
Barrett-Jackson is arguably the most celebrated, watched and admired automotive lifestyle events in the world. More than just an auction, the Barrett-Jackson brand embodies the motoring lifestyle. The must-attend events center on hundreds of the most impressive exotic, classic, custom and collector cars available for purchase. Barrett-Jackson attendees represent some of the most passionate and successful people from around the world.
The Fireball Run is also known as the Race to Recover Americas Missing Children. Each team is assigned a missing child. Their mission: distribute posters along the 3,500 mile adventure to raise awareness and aid in the recovery of the assigned child. Annually, the Fireball Run distributes nearly 75,000 missing child posters from one side of America to the other. The effort has aided in the recovery of an unprecedented 32 missing kids.
Fireball Run supports the Klaas Kids Foundation as well; participating in the event this year is founder and CNN commentator, Marc Klaas. Also joining the run is Lamborghini legend, Valentino Balboni. For more information regarding the rally, visit www.fireballrun.com or call (407) 499-4229
About The 2010 Fireball Run
The festivities start September 23rd in Henderson Nevada then adventures to Williams (Arizona), Gallup (New Mexico), Lubbock (Texas), Dodge City (Kansas), Chesterfield (Missouri), Cedar Rapids (Iowa), finally finishing in Galena, Illinois October 2nd. For more information about the 2010 Fireball Run, visit www.fireballrun.com or call (407) 499-4229
About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Barrett-Jackson specializes in providing products and services to classic and collector car owners, astute collectors and automotive enthusiasts around the world. The company produces “The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™” in Scottsdale, Palm Beach, Fla., Las Vegas and Orange County, Calif. Barrett-Jackson also endorses a one-of-a-kind collector car insurance offering for collector vehicles and other valued belongings. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit www.barrett-jackson.com or call (480) 421-6694.
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