Wallace Jr.’s Daytona 500 No. 43 Goes to Auction Block

Julien’s Auctions has announced that Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr.’s historic Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 will join the PROPERTY From the Collection of Richard Petty, the highly anticipated motorsports auction event of the season, May 12 live at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas and online.
On February 18, Wallace Jr. raced the No. 43 Click n’ Close Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 to second place in his first Daytona 500.  Wallace’s finish is the highest for an African-American driver in the 60-year history of the Great American Race. Wallace is the first full-time African-American driver on the circuit in 47 years since Wendell Scott.
This historic car is signed by Wallace himself and estimated to sell between $70,000 – $90,000.
“This car is always going to be special to me,” said Wallace Jr.  “It was my first Daytona 500 and was such an emotional race.  This car was the best place for me to be. It was an amazing day with this car.”
“Julien’s Auctions is thrilled to offer this legendary car driven by NASCAR’s next generation, Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr.,” said Darren Julien, President/Chief Executive Officer of Julien’s Auctions. “This special car has made its way into the books of NASCAR history and rightfully belongs in the Victory Lane of “The King” Richard Petty’s collection of championship cars, trophies and motorsports memorabilia to be offered at auction.”
JULIEN’S AUCTIONS Public Exhibition & Live Auction Location
Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
3667 Las Vegas Boulevard S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109-8900
Tuesday, May 8 – Saturday May 12, 2018
Daily: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. PST
Free to the public.
Live and online Auction
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Property from the Collection of Richard Petty
Session I: 1:00 p.m. PST
Registering to Bid
Registration is required to bid in this online auction and can be done in person at the exhibition, or online before the sale at the
JuliensAuctions.com Registration page to bid by phone, proxy or in person, or online at JuliensLive.com to bid live online, or by calling (310) 836-1818.
Placing Bids
There are four ways to bid in this sale:
  1. Bid through Julien’s Auctions Online Live in Real Time at JuliensLive.com.
  2. Bid over the telephone through an auction house representative.
  3. Submit a bid in person at the Hard Rock Café.
  4. Enter Absentee bids. Absentee bid forms are included in the back of each catalogue, and are also available by calling Julien’s Auctions or online at www.juliensauctions.com.
For inquiries, please email [email protected] or call 310-836-1818.

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