CHARLOTTE, N.C. Jan. 26, 2011 $175,000 www.StJude.org Scottsdale, Arizona Friday, January 21
"We are extremely pleased with the outcome of the auction and we want to also thank the many sponsors who helped us collectively create such a fantastic car."
The Ford Mustang FR500S was a joint effort between SPX, Ford Racing, Miller Motorsports Park, the Ford Racing High Performance Driving School, Stand 21, SPEEDCOM Communications, Capaldi Racing and Cragar Wheels.
The winning bidder received the Mustang, along with the opportunity to compete in the SCCA 2011 Pro Racing World Challenge Championship. Other aspects of the winner’s package included training and a racing license from the Ford Racing High Performance Driving School at Miller Motorsports Park, and a sponsorship package from SPX for technical and logistical racing support.
About the Barrett-Jackson Auction – Scottsdale, AZ
SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) is a Fortune 500 multi-industry manufacturing leader that provides its customers with highly-specialized, engineered solutions to solve critical business issues.
SPX products and technologies play an important role in the expansion of global infrastructure to help meet increased demand for power and energy and support many different sources of power generation, including coal and natural gas, nuclear, solar and geothermal. The company’s innovative product portfolio, containing many energy efficient products, includes cooling systems for power plants throughout the world; highly advanced food processing components and turnkey, scalable systems serving the global food and beverage industry; process equipment that assists a variety of flow processes including oil and gas exploration, distribution and refinement and power generation; handheld diagnostic tools that aid in vehicle maintenance and repair; and power transformers that allow utility companies to regulate electric voltage, transmission and distribution.
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