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Friday the car ran in the mid 220′s MPH’s. Saturday the boost was turned up… The driver walked away and is OK.
First photos of the accident – provided exclusively to Autospotters
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Updated as it happens…live from The Mile.
The 1800rwhp twin turbo LMR 4th gen Camaro spun the tires off the wheels at the 3/4 mile mark – the driver managed to save the car, keep it on the track and deploy the parachute… It skidded across the 1 mile mark at 215mph.
Hinson Supercars Turbo c6 off the track. Car destroyed. Driver OK. It ran 224mph Friday.
It only took 3 minutes to reach and sell for $120,000 plus a 10% buyer’s premium.
Update: Saturday night, after the hammer fell, Tammy Allen purchased the car from the original winner, for an undisclosed price. The car will be on display in her car museum in Grand Junction, Co.
Additional Barrett-Jackson stories and news:
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Jan. 21, 2011 – Executives with Barrett-Jackson released a statement today about the 1963 Pontiac ambulance (Lot # 1277) to be sold at No Reserve on Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011. The car is part of the 40th Annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction from Jan. 17-23, at WestWorld of Scottsdale.
“The sale of this vehicle has received media attention from around the world. It has also generated considerable dialogue among and interest from Kennedy historians and even enthusiasts dedicated to the preservation and study of historical ambulances.
As you know, we work diligently to verify to the best of our ability the representations of consignors on every vehicle we offer for sale. In the case of this vehicle, we applied a heightened level of scrutiny because of its historical significance.
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