Cruisin’ Connecticut – Barrett-Jackson Auction at Mohegan Sun


THIS MORNING WE’RE REVVING THINGS UP IN UNCASCVILLE THE BARRETT JACKSON CAR AUCTION KICKS OFF TODAY BRINGING CAR ENTHUSIASTS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD, TO MOHEGAN SUN.RYAN IS HERE WITH MORE.I CAUGHT UP WITH AUCTION OWNER, CRAIG JACKSON TO SEE WHAT IS IN STORE FOR THE SECOND YEAR AT THE CASINO! I GOT INTO IT, BECAUSE TOM BARRET AND MY DAD STARTED THIS AS A CHARITY CAR SHOW, AND IT EVOLVED INTO AN AUCTION. SO EVERY TWO MINUTES WE WILL BE SELLING A CAR LIVE ON TELEVISION AND VELOCITY AND DISCOVERY CHANNEL. BUT THERE’S NOTHING LIKE BEING AT A LIVE BARRETT JACKSON AUCTION. WE DID 90,000 PEOPLE LAST YEAR THROUGH THE GATES. I THINK IT GIVES PEOPLE A REASON TO COME DOWN TO THIS REGION AND SEE HOW BEAUTIFUL IT IS, IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT. WE’VE RAISED $94 MILLION FOR CHARITY. I HAVE ROUGHLY 31 CARS HERE. AND WHAT’S THE OVERALL VALUE OF THOSE VEHICLES? ABOUT $1 MILLION. ARE YOU ADOPTING? NOT RIGHT NOW. SUPER CARS OF THE 80’S, WHICH ARE BEOCMING VERY POPULAR, MUSCLE CARS, GREAT EUROPEAN SPORTS CARS. RESTO MODS ARE WHEN YOU TAKE AN OLD CAR AND YOU PUT MODERN TECHNOLOGY IN IT. SEEING PEOPLE UP THERE BUYING THE CAR O THEIR DREAMS – THE EMOTIONS – THE WHOLE FAMILY TODAY THERE ARE AUTOMOBILA AND

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