MOTORTREND TV AND MOTORTREND+ TO SHOWCASE 12 HOURS OF LIVE MECUM AUCTIONS CHICAGO COVERAGE OCTOBER 14 & 15
-1971 Rolls-Royce Corniche Convertible and a 1972 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Highlight are Just Two Outstanding Collector Vehicles Scheduled for Auction During 12 Hours of Live Coverage on Both MotorTrend TV and MotorTrend+-
(Los Angeles) - The MECUM CHICAGO 2022 auction blows into the windy city this October, and MotorTrend brings fans inside the non-stop bidding action with live coverage on Friday, October 14 and Saturday, October 15 from Noon - 6 PM ET (9 AM - 3 PM PT) daily on MotorTrend TV and streaming on MotorTrend+.
Mecum's three-day auction in Chicago features an estimated 1,000 exceptional collector cars with several of the best and brightest crossing the block during MotorTrend's live coverage including: a 1967 Chevrolet Camaro RS/SS; a 1971 Rolls-Royce Corniche Convertible; a 1962 Ford Thunderbird Sports Roadster; a 1972 Ford Mustang Mach 1; a 1947 Dodge Power Wagon Pickup; a 1968 Plymouth Road Runner Custom; a 2006 Ford F750 Pickup and many more.
MECUM CHICAGO 2022 on MotorTrend+ and MotorTrend TV is hosted by Scott Hoke with commentators John Kraman, Stephen Cox, Bill Stephens, Katie Osborne and Chris Jacobs bringing viewers every thrilling moment of action from the auction floor, exclusive interviews from the staging lanes and in-depth vehicle previews.
MECUM CHICAGO 2022 Broadcast Schedule (All Times ET):
Friday, October 14
12 - 6 p.m. LIVE on MotorTrend+ and MotorTrend TV
Saturday, October 15
12 - 6 p.m. simulcast LIVE on MotorTrend+ and MotorTrend TV
MECUM CHICAGO 2022 is one of ten auctions to air on MotorTrend TV and MotorTrend+ this year. The first, MECUM KISSIMMEE 2022, broke ratings records as 6.3 million total average P2+ viewers watched - the largest TV audience ever for a Mecum Kissimmee auction and nearly 3 times greater versus last year's January 2021 telecast on NBC Sports Network*. Overall, more than 10.5 million unique P2+ have watched Mecum Auctions on MotorTrend TV this year**.
MotorTrend+ is the leading subscription streaming service dedicated entirely to the motoring world. MotorTrend+ offers more than 7,500 episodes of world-leading automotive series and specials including the all-new TOP GEAR AMERICA, the Emmy Award-winning docuseries NASCAR 2020: UNDER PRESSURE, the new hit series KEVIN HART'S MUSCLE CAR CREW and MOTOR MYTHBUSTERS, plus every season of SPEED RACER, WHEELER DEALERS, ROADKILL, BITCHIN' RIDES, IRON RESURRECTION, TEXAS METAL and many more.
MotorTrend's live coverage of Mecum Auctions is produced by Mecum Auctions, Inc. For Mecum Auction, Inc., Ben Christoffel is executive producer. For MotorTrend+ and MotorTrend TV, David Lee is executive producer and vice president of content and development. For MotorTrend Group, Mike Suggett is head of programming and development, and Alex Wellen is global president and general manager.
*Source: Nielsen, L+3, all telecasts
**Source: Nielsen, 12/27/21-9/27/22, L+3, P2+, 6-minute viewing qualification, 1% sample unification
About MotorTrend Group
MotorTrend Group, a Warner Bros Discovery company, is the largest automotive media company in the world, bringing together Discovery's MotorTrend TV and a vast automotive digital, direct-to-consumer, social, and live event portfolio, including MOTORTREND, HOT ROD, ROADKILL, AUTOMOBILE and more than 20 other industry-leading brands. With a monthly audience of 26 million across web, TV and print, and 110 million social followers, culminating in 1.3 billion monthly impressions across all platforms, the company encompasses television's No. 1 network for automotive fans, a leading automotive YouTube Channel and MotorTrend+, the only subscription streaming service dedicated entirely to the motoring world. MotorTrend serves to embrace, entertain and empower the motoring world.
About Mecum Auctions
Nobody sells more than Mecum. Nobody. Mecum Auctions is the world leader of collector car, vintage and antique motorcycle, and Road Art sales, hosting auctions throughout the United States. The company has specialized in the sale of collector cars since 1988, now offering more than 20,000 lots per year and averaging more than one auction each month. Established by President Dana Mecum, Mecum Auctions remains a family-run company headquartered in Walworth, Wisconsin. For further information, visit Mecum.com.