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November 21, 2014

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Danny Gans’ vehicles to take a spin around the block at Barrett-Jackson

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Denise Truscello

Danny Gans is remembered on the Strip.

Ten automobiles owned by the late Danny Gans’ cars are going to be sold.

And these are not ordinary vehicles.

Going on sale in the upcoming Barrett-Jackson Las Vegas Collector Car Auction set for Sept. 23-25 are 10 vintage cars once owned by Gans, who died May 1, 2009. Since his death at age 52, the vehicles have been under the care of Gans’ estate.

The vehicles will be sold at “no reserve,” or with no minimum required bid, and the Gans auction will be broadcast on the Speed cable channel.

Scheduled to cross the block are Gans’ 1932 Ford three-window coupe, a ’34 three-window coupe (a very popular street rod; a ’34 was made famous by ZZ Top in music videos and on the cover of “Eliminator”), a 1955 Chevy Cameo pickup, and a 1955 Chevy 210 two-door sedan.

In a statement, Barrett-Jackson President Steve Davis said: “Danny was a renaissance man blessed with many talents. His career, which spanned professional sports, music, comedy and theater, endeared him to fans of all ages and backgrounds worldwide. We're honored that his family would ask Barrett-Jackson to share his love of car collecting with the world.”

Read the entire news release on the event, including prepared comments from Gans’ children, here.

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