Museum News

New auto museum opens in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. _ Real estate developer Michael Dezer has opened the Fort Lauderdale Auto Museum at Xtreme Action Park. The Fort Lauderdale Auto Museum is the latest car adventure for Dezer, who also owns locations in Miami and Las Vegas. This Museum features five collections: old New York City with the...

Barber Motorsports Park to stage 3rd Annual Barber Historics

Birmingham, AL – The 3rd Annual Barber Historics showcases historically significant racecars of all marques from the early days of the sport through the 1980s. The ticketed event, with vintage auto racing sanctioned by the Historic Motor Sports Association (HMSA) and hosted in association with ZOOM Motorsports, is open to the...

Landmark Mustangs come to America On Wheels Museum

ALLENTOWN, Pa. _ In celebration of its 9th anniversary, America On Wheels (AOW) will feature two unrestored early Mustangs as the centerpiece to the museum’s new exhibition “Pony Cars: Then and Now” running April 8 through October 2017. On April 17, 1964 the Ford Motor Company launched Mustang to the world. Seventeen year-old...

Simeone to host SAFETY Gala Fundraiser & Auction

PHILADELPHIA _ The Simeone Foundation’s SAFETY program is a non-profit organization fully funded by benefactors committed to addressing the number one cause of death for America’s teens. The Simeone will be hosting a Fundraiser Gala Event and Auction on May 20 from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., featuring a reception and dinner,...

Automotive Hall Of Fame Announces 2017 Inductees

DEARBORN, Mich. /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Automotive Hall of Fame will induct four new members into its ranks at its 2017 Induction & Awards Gala Ceremony in Detroit, Michigan, at Cobo Center on July 20. The Automotive Hall of Fame’s 2017 Inductees include: Alberto Bombassei, president of Brembo; August Fruehauf (1868-1930), inventor of the...

New Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum exhibit honors A.J. Foyt

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of his record-setting fourth Indianapolis 500 win, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum is proud to present a once-in-a-lifetime exhibit honoring auto racing icon A.J. Foyt, opening April 14. A.J. Foyt:  A Legendary Exhibition, presented by ABC Supply is a limited-run celebration that traces the superstar’s...

History of the Gar Wood Boat Factory lecture set

Lecture at the Wills Sainte Claire Auto Museum Did you know that they made boats in Marysville? The Wills Sainte Claire Auto Museum is proud to present an entertaining and interesting lecture by Terry Ernest about the Gar Wood Boat Factory on Thursday evening, May 18th, 2017 at 7:30 PM at...

Saratoga Automobile Museum sets annual Gala

SAVE THE DATE Saturday, June 10 7pm-11pm Saratoga Automobile Museum’s 15th Annual Gala Saturday, June 10 7pm-11pm Music of Jill Hughes and the High Rollers Complimentary wine and beer Butlered hors d’oeuvres followed by a strolling dinner Silent Auction Photo Booth Proceeds go toward The Saratoga Auto Museum’s educational initiative to improve...

Franchitti, McLaren elected to Indy Racing Hall

Two of the most well-known names in motorsports history are the newest inductees into the Auto Racing Hall of Fame at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum. Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti and legendary driver and constructor Bruce McLaren have been voted into the prestigious pantheon by a panel of auto...

Saratoga Museum sets tour and luncheon

When: Sunday, May 21 Time: 8am-3pm The Saratoga Auto Museum will host a private tour of Jim Taylor’s rare and extensive auto collection at his facility in Gloversville, N.Y. followed by lunch at Lanzi’s on the Lake. Participants can gather at the museum for coffee and donuts beginning at 8 a.m. for...