Dana Mecum to Auction 1971 Foyt Coyote at Indy Spring Classic

By Auto News Log • May 17th, 2011

Original Race Car Driven by A.J. Foyt, Donnie Allison and George Snider

Marengo, IL - Mecum Auctions will offer an original Indianapolis 500 race car on Saturday, May 21, 2011 during its upcoming Original Spring Classic Auction in Indianapolis, Ind.

The 1971 Foyt Coyote has been completely rebuilt and immaculately restored to its #14 Sheraton Thompson Spl livery. Driven by A.J. Foyt, Donnie Allison and George Snider, this race car was qualified and raced in two consecutive Indianapolis 500 races. In 1971, Allison drove the Coyote to a 6th place Indy 500 finish, and in 1972 Foyt’s long-time friend George Snider drove the Coyote to an 11th place Indy 500 finish.

For more information about the Foyt Coyote, which will be sold on bill of sale, or to pre-register to bid, visit www.Mecum.com or call 815.568.8888.

As the world’s largest collector car auction, Mecum’s Original Spring Classic lasts six days and features 2,000 vehicles for sale May 17-22, 2011 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Race fans and car lovers can attend the event for just $15 per day. The auction also broadcast live on Discovery Communications’ HD Theater show “Mecum Auto Auction: Muscle Cars & More.”

CONTACT:

Shari McCullough-Arfons
McCullough Public Relations
(330) 244-9980
shari@mcculloughpr.com

Source: Mecum Auctions

 

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