Following up on its successful inaugural Passion of a Lifetime auction in 2020, Gooding & Company will return to Hampton Court Palace in London to conduct a live collector car auction at the 10th anniversary Concours of Elegance, the California auction company has announced.
Gooding, which recently announced long-term sponsorship of the Concours of Elegance, will present its high-caliber auction on September 3, 2022.
“The London Auction will provide enthusiasts and attendees the thrilling opportunity to view and purchase some of the world’s most prized, revered and valuable concours-quality cars at the spectacular showcase planned for Concours of Elegance over the weekend,” the auction company said in a news release. “Gooding & Company is currently accepting consignments for a limited number of spots in this extraordinary curation of highly sought-after marques and models.”
Gooding noted that the Concours and the auction will be held at one of the UK’s most-revered and spectacular venues, the historic Hampton Court Palace, where construction in 1514. The palace later became one of King Henry VIII’s favorite residences. The palace, which had been extensively renovated over the years, is a popular tourist attraction and open to the public.
“We could not be more thrilled to return to the Concours of Elegance as the only and official auction house in 2022,” said David Gooding, founder and president of the auction company.
“It’s an honor for such a prestigious auction house to be a partner at the Concours of Elegance,” Concours chief executive James Brooks-Ward said in the release. “For many years, David Gooding has been a friend of the Concours, bringing his extensive automotive knowledge and infectious enthusiasm to our Steering Committee.
“In 2020, Gooding & Company hosted its first auction outside the US at our event, breaking a number of global auction records in the process.”
Gooding plans to conduct three additional auction events during 2022:
• Geared Online: Scottsdale Edition, an online-only sale with showcase in Scottsdale, Arizona, from January 24-28, during the famed annual Arizona Auction Week.
• Amelia Island Auction at Amelia Island, Florida, on March 4 in conjunction with the annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance.
• Pebble Beach Auctions in Pebble Beach, California, on August 19-20, in conjunction with the Monterey Car Week and the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.
For more information about Gooding events, visit the auction website.