Russo and Steele

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Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions
IndustryCollector Automobile Auctions
FoundedScottsdale, Arizona
FounderDrew and Josephine Alcazar
Phoenix, Arizona
Area served
Scottsdale, Arizona Monterey, California Newport Beach, California
Key people
Drew Alcazar,
ProductsCollector Automobiles
ServicesAuctions, Restorations, Events, Entertainment
OwnerDrew and Josephine Alcazar

Russo and Steele is an American collector and classic car auction company that is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona.[1][2] The company specializes in the sale of European sports cars, American muscle cars, hot rods and customs;[3][4] the company was founded in 2001 by Drew and Josephine Alcazar. The company held its first events in Scottsdale, Arizona and in Monterey, California; the company has since added auctions in Amelia Island, Florida.[5] Typical auctions are held in outdoor locations where prospective bidders can inspect and bid on cars directly in an "auctions in the round" format.[6][7]

At a 2010 event an 800-foot-long auction tent fell over due to strong winds, striking several cars and causing an estimated $1.5 million in damages.[8] A reality show on ESPN aired following the storm documenting the companies recovery.


  1. ^ "Russo and Steele Scottsdale 2013 – Auction Results". Sports Car Digest. Retrieved 22 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Cars to watch at Russo and Steele in Scottsdale". AutoWeek. Retrieved 22 May 2014.
  3. ^ Rabold, Brian. "AUCTION RESULTS: RUSSO AND STEELE'S 2013 SCOTTSDALE SALE". Hagerty. Retrieved 22 May 2014.
  4. ^ Ramey, Jay. "Russo and Steele gears up for Monterey". AutoWeek. Retrieved 22 May 2014.
  5. ^ " Two New Auctions for Russo and Steele", Sports Car Digest, 2013-01-23. Access date 2014-05-21]
  6. ^ Carpenter, Susan. "Russo and Steele auction a car collector's dream". OC Register. Retrieved 22 May 2014.
  7. ^ Hardy, Jerome (April 2008). A French Line on the Arizona Auctions. Sports Car Market magazine. pp. 36–37.
  8. ^ "Russo and Steele car auction estimates $1.5M in damage". AZ Central. Retrieved 22 May 2014.

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