|Historic Miniature Race Cars Exhibit Opens During NHRA Finals
Posted on November 02, 2011
In the mid-1930s when midget auto racing was becoming very popular in
There are three AMRCA (American Model Racing Association) permanent tracks in the US: Long Island, NY, Anderson, IN, and in Whittier, CA—close to the Parks Museum, however, there is also a mobile NTCA (Northcoast Tether Car Association) track as well as tracks in other countries as tether car racing has become an international hobby with a surprisingly young demographic. And, the vintage cars now command high prices because of their rarity, coolness and collectability. For the 2011 AMRCA race schedule, visit http://www.amrca.com/results/2011/calendarsg3.php.
According to our guest curators of the exhibit, “This is a great opportunity for our group to exhibit more than 100 cars along with artifacts, memorabilia and photographs that tell the story of American tether car racing.”
The exhibit will open on Wednesday, Nov 9 in conjunction with the Auto Club NHRA Finals to be held at Auto Club Raceway Pomona, Nov 10-13. For more information about the
For information about the Auto Club NHRA Finals go to www.nhra.com.
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