Auctioneer Rodney Foster Lowers the Hammer on $1.1MM Ferrari

Auctioneer Rodney Foster lowers the hammer on $1.1MM Ferrari with all proceeds going to benefit the American Red Cross - Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort.
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All Proceeds to Benefit Hurricane Sandy Relief

Houston, Texas – November 26, 2012---All those Ferrari fans waiting for the arrival of the first 2013 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta in America, would have to wait until the first one was auctioned at a posh event at the Byram Ranch in Johnson City, Texas.  The invitation only event was hosted by Ferrari North America and all proceeds were to benefit the American Red Cross – Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort.  The ranch is an exotic game ranch designed to host corporate events and sports a private landing strip for jets and a pad for helicopters.  Many of the well-heeled guests came in via jets and helicopters.  Distinguished guests included Texas Governor Rick Perry and Country Music Star Clay Walker.

Many of the guests were in town (Austin) for the Circuit of the Americas F1 Race, which draws race fans from around the world.  The iconic car has a price tag of around $330,000, but auctioneer Rodney Foster is passionate about the causes he supports with his gifted auctioneering abilities.  The final bid was qegkj an amazing $1,125,000.00!  “I have always felt that a good auctioneer has to be totally committed to the cause for the auction.  The enthusiasm of the auctioneer can sometimes lead to spirited bidding way beyond the anticipated results,” says Foster.

For more information and interview opportunities, contact Rodney Foster at 713-446-8814.  

About R.G. Foster & Co., Auctioneers

Rodney Foster, CEO of R.G. Foster & Co., Auctioneers, has been an auctioneer for over 20 years.  He is a graduate of the Texas Auction Academy.  The company specializes in charity and gala events and has raised over $25 million for organizations.  For more information, please visit  the website: or email Rodney Foster at
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