05 May The Inaugural Steve McQueen Rally, Sponsored by Russo and Steele, in Support of Boys Republic Kicks Off May 14th – 15th!

For Immediate Release:


Scottsdale, Arizona (May 05, 2016) – In keeping with ourFor Enthusiasts – By Enthusiasts”credo, the team at Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions is thrilled to announce our involvement with The Steve McQueen Rally, with proceeds supporting Boys Republic. Well-known to legions of “King of Cool” fans for its key role in his youth, development, and future direction, Boys Republic was the screen and racing icon’s favorite charity following his rise to fame and throughout his adult life.


Steve McQueen’s son, film producer and accomplished racer Chad McQueen, will be attending this outstanding event, which begins Saturday May 14th with cars split into three groups, Classic, Retro and Sports. Day 1 activities include the 8:00 am start meeting and introduction in Malibu, California followed by an action-packed day including the 9:00 am Malibu Canyon run, lunch, and then a scenic afternoon drive to Ojai and Casitas Lake, ending for the day with dinner, speakers, and an overnight stay at the beautiful Mission-style Fess Parker Doubletree by Hilton resort. Located on 24 beachfront acres, the Fess Parker will provide a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the amenities and breathtaking scenery. Following breakfast at the Fess Parker, Day 2 kicks off with a Sunday drive to Solvang and the Santa Ynes District, followed by lunch and a return to Santa Barbara, California by mid-afternoon.


Entry fees for this exciting event are $1,000 per vehicle (two people) for the full package, including rally entrance, hotel stay (up to two per room) in Santa Barbara, dinner, lunch and breakfast included, a goodie bag with clothing and merchandise, free entrance to the Saturday June 4th Steve McQueen Car Show, and 2 free tickets to the Car Show Dinner on Friday the 3rd. Cars participating in the Rally will form a special group for judging at the show, with eligibility for Best Car honors. Alternatively for $795 per vehicle (two people), you can participate in all the great events, with the sole exception of the 2 dinner tickets to the Car show Dinner on Friday, June 3rd.


Simply put, The Steve McQueen Rally is a “must attend” event for committed car enthusiasts and a wonderful opportunity to share our mutual passion while supporting the great work of Boys Republic with Chad McQueen in the spirit of one of its most famous alumni, Steve McQueen. For full details, event schedules, and of course, to sign up, visit www.stevemcqueencarshow.com and we look forward to seeing you on the 14th in Malibu for the start of the rally!


Also, be sure to watch our website at www.russoandsteele.com as many great collector vehicles are being added to our 4th annual Newport Beach auction slated for June 10th to the 12th. Premium consignments are invited – take advantage of our great offers and get ready for our 400+ car lineup and the adrenaline-pumping action only Russo and Steele delivers.


About Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions

One of the nation’s premier collector-car auction houses, Russo and Steele continues to set records and attract clients from a growing worldwide base. In addition to our reputation for offering stellar collector automobiles, our unique auction experience is simply unattainable anywhere else. Auctions include our signature event in Scottsdale, Arizona every January, followed by June at Newport Beach, and August at Monterey, California. For additional information, please visit www.russoandsteele.com or call us at 602.252.2697.


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