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Barrett-Jackson to auction NASCAR's David Ragan Ford Fusion to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 08:00
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NASCAR Driver David Ragan, a longtime supporter of Shriners Hospitals for Children, will donate a vehicle from his personal collection to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children. The vehicle, a 2018 race-used No. 38 Shriners Hospitals for Children Ford Fusion NASCAR racecar, will hit the auction block at the world-renown Barrett-Jackson car auction at Westworld of Scottsdale.

Barrett-Jackson will auction the car off on Thursday, January 17. All proceeds from the winning bidder will benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children.

The No. 38 Ford Fusion was specifically built by Front Row Motorsports for the 2018 NASCAR season. Its design and colors promote Shriners Hospitals for Children healthcare system. The Chassis No. 574 Ford Fusion raced in multiple Monster Energy Cup Series events throughout 2018. The car features a 750-horsepower Ford Performance Roush Yates Racing engine and a topcoat of ULTRA 7000 exclusively produced by Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes.

Barrett-Jackson will sell thousands of coveted, authentic automobilia pieces and vehicle during its 48th Annual Scottsdale Auction, January 12-20, 2019, at WestWorld of Scottsdale.

Barrett-Jackson has become the leading seller of authentic pieces of automotive-related memorabilia from around the world, and the action will play out in front of hundreds of thousands of visitors and more than six million television and digital viewers worldwide.

Ragan, a two-time NASCAR Monster Energy Series winner and 15-time career series top-five finisher, is one of the biggest names in racing and has relied on Sherwin-Williams finishes for years.

“For NASCAR teams, elite performance from every component is critical for long-term, sustainable success,” said Bryan Nichols, Motorsports Manager for Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes. “When a team partners with Sherwin-Williams for finish solutions, it’s because they trust our people, they value the product and they’ve seen the results.”

The roster of NASCAR motorsports teams using Sherwin-Williams products includes:

  • Joe Gibbs Racing
  • Richard Childress Racing
  • Chip Ganassi Racing
  • Front Row Motorsports
  • Germain Racing
  • JTG Daugherty Racing

For more information about the movement with #TeamRagan and to support Shriners Hospitals for Children by bidding on this special vehicle, visit https://donate.lovetotherescue.org/give/f1778811/#!/donation/checkout.

For bidding instructions, visit https://www.barrett-jackson.com/Bidder/Home/AbsenteeBidderInfo.

For more information about Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes products or its motorsports program, visit www.sherwin-automotive.com or call 1-800-SWULTRA (1-800-798-5872).

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