MAG ready for its fourth Hot August Nights auction

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This 2008 Ford F250 monster truck is among the vehicles to cross the block during the auction at Hot August Nights | MAG photos

The Motorsports Auction Group – founded to stage collector car auctions after Barrett-Jackson vacated that role at the annual Hot August Nights celebration – will offer its fourth annual sale August 8-10 in Reno, Nevada.

The auction will take place in the Reno/Sparks Convention Center in Reno, where Hot August Nights takes place for the 33rd year. MAG co-founder Mike Oberle said to expect a docket of around 500 vehicles.

This 1971 Chevrolet El Camino will be sold to benefit Hot August Night’s charity program

Among the featured vehicles are:

4x4s, including a 1973 Ford Bronco, 1972 Jeep CJ5A, 2008 Ford F250 monster truck and 1978 Chevrolet Blazer.

Tri-Five Chevys, including a customized 1955 210 station wagon, 1955 Bel Air sedan, 1955 201 2-door sedan and 1955 Bel Air Pro Touring hard-top.

Goats, including a trio of 1965 as well as a 1968 Pontiac GTO.

Mopar muscle, including a 1969 Dodge Charger Daytona re-creation, 2018 Dodge Demon coupe, 1970 Dodge Coronet and 1971 Dodge Super Bee.

Bullitts, including a 1968 Ford Mustang GT in Bullitt trim and a 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt.

Ponies, including a 1966 Ford Mustang convertible, 1965 Mustang custom, 1967 Mustang 390 fastback and 1968 Shelby GT500 coupe.

A variety of vintage Schwinn Sting Rays are on the docket

Also on the docket are a variety of Chevrolet Corvettes and other four-wheel vehicles, as well as a collection of 1968-70 Schwinn Sting Ray bicycles including a Cotton Picker, Lemon Peeler, Pea Picker, Apple Krate, Orange Krate and Grey Ghost.

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To see the full docket, visit the MAG website.

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A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at ClassicCars.com, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

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