FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
NBCSN PRESENTS MORE THAN 25 HOURS OF COVERAGE OF MECUM AUCTIONS: KISSIMMEE – WORLD’S LARGEST COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION
More Than 3,000 Vehicles Up For Auction – Live Coverage from Kissimmee Begins Tomorrow at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN
2018 Bugatti Chiron to Hit Auction Block for First Time Ever, Highlighting Numerous Vehicles Expected to Eclipse or Approach $1 Million Mark
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports App to Provide Comprehensive Streaming Coverage of Kissimmee Car Auction This Weekend
STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 9, 2018 – NBCSN will showcase more than 25 hours of Mecum Auctions’ Kissimmee auction – the world’s largest annual collector-car auction – beginning Wednesday, Jan. 10, at 2 p.m. ET. Mecum Auctions returned to Kissimmee, Fla., last week for the start of its annual 10-day, 3,000-car auction, to kick off the 2018 season.
This week’s auction from Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Fla., will feature more than 3,000 classic and collector vehicles ranging from entry-level collectibles to multimillion-dollar auctions, including a 2018 Bugatti Chiron. This marks the first time ever a car of its kind has hit the auction block, an estimated one of 70 produced annually, and is expected to fetch more than $1 million.
Numerous vehicles that can eclipse or approach $1 million include: a 1969 Camaro ZL1, a 1970 E-Body Pilot, a 1965 Shelby 289 Cobra Roadster, and a 2015 Ferrari LaFerrari, among others. Other vehicles up for auction include world-class drag cars, top-shelf vintage American muscle cars, Hemi-equipped Mopars, Porsches, Shelbys, Corvettes, Mustangs and more.
NBCSN will present more than 25 hours of coverage from Kissimmee, beginning with a three-hour live window tomorrow at 2 p.m. ET, followed by eight hours of live coverage Thursday at noon ET, and seven hours of live coverage on Friday beginning at noon ET. NBCSN will air same-day delay coverage on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET, and Sunday at 10:30 p.m. ET.
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets and connected TVs – will stream this week’s Mecum Auctions coverage.
Scott Hoke will host coverage on-site in Kissimmee, alongside analysts John Kraman and Stephen Cox, and reporters Bill Stephens and Katie Osborne.
Following is NBC Sports Group’s Mecum Auctions: Kissimmee telecast schedule on NBCSN:
|Wed., January 10||Mecum Auctions – Kissimmee||NBCSN||2 p.m.|
|Thurs., January 11||Mecum Auctions – Kissimmee||NBCSN||12 p.m.|
|Fri., January 12||Mecum Auctions – Kissimmee||NBCSN||12 p.m.|
|Sat., January 13||Mecum Auctions – Kissimmee*||NBCSN||12 a.m.|
|Mecum Auctions – Kissimmee*||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Sun., January 14||Mecum Auctions – Kissimmee**||NBCSN||10:30 p.m.|
**next-day delay*same-day delay
MECUM AUCTIONS ON NBCSPORTS.COM AND THE NBC SPORTS APP: NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will provide live streaming coverage of the 2018 Mecum Auctions season via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
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