The National Packard Museum Presents “Coffee & Donut” Lecture
this Saturday morning, October 17, 2015
In conjunction with its special “Start Your Engines!” local racing exhibit, the National Packard Museum will present another “Coffee and Donuts” lecture this Saturday, October 17, 2015. This Saturday’s program, entitled “Legends of Speed” will feature Gus Iacozili of Warren, Ohio, a 92 year old racing veteran and member of the Twin State Auto Racing Club’s Hall of Fame Class of 2012.
This entertaining and informative lecture is open to the public and free with paid admission to the museum. The seminar begins at the museum at 11:00 am.
“Start Your Engines!” is the first in a series of annual exhibits that will be devoted to local auto racing history. This fall’s exhibit features Hartford Township’s Sharon Speedway, the area’s longest continuously running track. Six vintage race vehicles, including a midget, coupe, and Lou Blaney’s sprint car are on display along with rare photographs and memorabilia that tell the story of the beloved track that opened in 1931.
Discounted admission rates apply for groups of 20 or more. Please contact the museum in advance to schedule a group tour.
“Start Your Engines!” is proudly sponsored by Hovis Tire & Automotive, with additional support provided by the Trumbull County Tourism Bureau, Quaker Steak & Lube, Sharon Speedway, Little Wing Café, Sandy’s Tire Sales, King Brothers, Twin- State Auto Racing Club, Sunrise Inn, Triumph of Warren, Diane Sauer Chevrolet, Mark Thomas Ford, Buckeye Welder Sales, William Flynn, Cordy’s The Cigar Box, King Collision, Brian’s Automotive; Hover Race Cars, and John’s Paint & Wallpaper.
The National Packard Museum is open Tues. – Sat. 12:00-5:00 pm and Sun. 1-5 pm. Admission is $8.00 for adults, $5.00 for seniors (65 and older) and $5.00 for children (7 – 12), children under 7 are free. Cameras and flash photography are welcome. For more information visit www.packardmuseum.org or