LOS ANGELES — Westlake Financial Services announced its top auctions for second quarter. The top overall auctions were Norwalk Auto Auction and Manheim Nevada.

The top service action was ABC Birmingham, while the top loyalty program auction was Dealers Auto Auction Idaho. Recognized as the most improved auction was ADESA Colorado Springs.

“We continue to see strong sale performance in the Western states during the second quarter,” said Bill Walters, vice president of remarketing. “As such, our top auctions held relatively stable compared to Q1.”

Besides strong sale results, overall top winner Norwalk was recognized for excellent service. Manheim Nevada also held its top rank for the fourth consecutive quarter.

“The staff at Norwalk makes my job much easier by going above and beyond,” said Brad Hall, regional auction rep.

Regional auction representative Steve Gunsberger added: “As we head into the second half, we look forward to working with all of our auction partners into making 2011 a record year,” said Ian Anderson, president of Westlake Financial. “A hat tip to our Q2 top auctions and congratulations to ADESA Colorado Springs for their charge up the rankings.”