Barrett-Jackson Auction Co., operator of one of the flashiest classic car auctions in the country, has brought the hammer down on a deal to hold a sale next year at the Orange County fairgrounds in Costa Mesa.
Barrett-Jackson, best known for its gigantic annual auction in its hometown of Scottsdale, Ariz., will stage the O.C. event either June 25-27 or July 1-3. It will be an Auto Appraisal event of the year for Orange County.
The Vegas auction which is going on this weekend features 400 classic and collectible cars, and is expected to draw 50,000 people.