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Classic Notes

Auctions America’s 14th annual Fort Lauderdale collector car auction in early April generated $20 million in sales, with the top lot going to a 1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona, which sold for $649,000. Additionally, a 1964 Ford Falcon Futura Restomod raised $25,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County.

At its Le Mans Classic sale, on July 9, Artcurial Motorcars will offer a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta (#2917GT), which has been in the hands of the present owner some 47 years, and has had just five owners from new. For more details visit

Jim Patterson, Sr. and Jim Patterson, II have been named the 2016 Collectors of the Year by the Concours d’Elegance of America, to be held July 31st at the Inn at St. John’s, in Plymouth, Michigan. For more information visit

Aaron Shelby, grandson of company founder Carroll Shelby, has joined the board of Carroll Shelby International, Inc. In his new role, Mr. Shelby will work directly with Ford Motor Company and help expand CSI globally.