Sopwith to Provide Air Talent for HD Theater’s Mecum Auctions

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Mecum Auto Auctions, “Muscle Cars and More,” will visit Kansas City in April as the popular classic car auction is aired live on national television from multiple venues around the country…

Stephen Cox of Sopwith Motorsports Television Productions,now in his third season as co-host of the broadcast, joins anchor Scott Hoke and automotive experts John Kraman and Bill Stephens for the next event at the Kansas City Convention Center/Bartle Hall for Mecum’s spring Kansas City Auction, April 9-10, 2010.

More than 500 classic and muscle cars plus dozens of pieces of memorabilia will cross the auction block during the Kansas City Auction. Among the collector cars up for bid are a 1971 Chevrolet Chevelle SS Convertible, a 1970 Plymouth Cuda with 61,000 miles, a 1940 Ford Custom Street Rod and a host of Camaros, Corvettes and Mustangs.

Mecum is also still taking consignments for the two-day auction. Visit to download seller and bidder forms.

The Bartle Hall facility is conveniently located in downtown Kansas City and comfortably accommodates hundreds of vehicles, bidders and spectators. Attendees will have a chance to be part of a live television audience during the auction, which will be broadcast live on their television series, “Mecum Auto Auction: Muscle Cars & More” on Discovery Communications’ HD Theater.

The Mecum Auction Company has been specializing in the sale of collector cars for 23 years, now offering an industry-leading 5,000 collector cars per year. Consignment, bidder and event information is available online at or by calling 815.568.8888.


Mecum Kansas City Auction

Kansas City Convention Center/Bartle Hall

301 W. 13th St.

Kansas City, Mo. 64105

April 9-10, 2010

Price: $15

Vehicle Check-in: Wednesday and Thursday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Preview: Gates open Friday and Saturday at 8 a.m.

Vehicle Auction: Friday and Saturday at 11 a.m.

Memorabilia Auction: Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m.

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