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This past weekend, at least three cars pulled in winning bids that set new world records, according to the auction companies that sold those cars. Tops among those three was the 1959 Ferrari 250 GT long-wheelbase California Spider Competizione that hammered for $7.26 million Saturday night at Gooding and Company’s event, the most ever paid for a LWB California Spider, according to the auction house.
At $3.965 million, the ex-Jurgen Neuhaus/Jurgen Barth 1972-73 European Interserie and David Hobbs/Mike Hailwood Gulf-JW Automotive team 1972-73 Porsche 917 Interserie Spyder neé 1970 Gulf-JWA Le Mans 917K Coupe makes claim to the title of most expensive Porsche ever sold at auction, according to Bonhams, the auctioneer of the 917.
Finally, RM Auctions announced that Tucker #1045, which came out of the John O’Quinn estate and sold for $1,127,500 Friday night, is the most expensive Tucker ever sold at auction.
Look for ongoing auction coverage from the Monterey weekend here and in the pages of Hemmings Motor News.