Reminder: Sheryl Crow’s Mercedes to be Auctioned Sunday

Count us among those excited about Sunday’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, an elite car show in California. But it’s not because we like pretty things that go vroom (though we do).

Rather, following Sunday’s show, the vintage Mercedes donated by Sheryl Crow to the Joplin relief efforts will be auctioned with the entire country watching. (Don’t believe us? Check out Vanity Fair‘s Q&A with Crow that came out just today.)

How much will the stunning car bring at auction? Because it belongs to a celebrity with its proceeds going to charity, it could bring well over its estimated range  – including some looks from other celebs … ahem, Mr. Leno. But you never know. We’ll keep you updated as we can on the proceedings, but if you choose to watch the auction live, you can do so at the Gooding & Co. website. Just click here, register and log in (don’t worry, you won’t run the risk of buying a car … unless you want to).

Saturday’s coverage begins at 7 p.m. CDT. Sunday’s coverage (and all indications are this is the day Sheryl’s car will be auctioned) starts at 8 p.m. CDT.