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Lobitz Auction Slated for October 3

Click here for auction flyer as of July 2, 2021 The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing in conjunction with the Lobitz family will be auctioning off items from the Stan Lobtiz collection on Sunday, October 3. In addition to items from Lobitz, Lynn Paxton will also be auctioning off select items from his personal collection….

36th Annual Latimore Valley Fair Highlights Busy Month of June

Summer is upon us here in Central PA! The month of June is highlighted by the 36th Annual Latimore Valley Fair on June 25, 26 & 27. Details on the fair can be found here. We are in need of donations for the auction and raffle. Please contact the museum Facebook page if you would…

Inaugural EMMR Hot Rod Annual Announced

York Springs, PA (May 19, 2021) – The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing is excited to announce the inaugural EMMR Hot Rod Annual to be held on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at Lincoln Speedway. Each year Larry and Kim Garland worked tirelessly to put on the Jalopy Showdown to benefit the museum.  After 20 successful…

Gary Wolford Fish Fry and Silver Spring Speedway Reunion Returns THIS WEEKEND

The FISH FRY is back! The Gary Wolford Fish Fry and Silver Spring Speedway Reunion is returning to the Latimore Valley Fairgrounds for 2021. After missing a year for the COVID-19 shutdown, we are looking forward to getting back together again at the home of the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing on SUNDAY, MAY 2…

April Events

The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing has some great events coming this weekend. We hope to see you at an event soon! Friday, April 23 – EMMR Night at Williams Grove Speedway (static car display opportunity in the infield – meet Beth at the back pit gate at 4:30PM) Sunday, April 25 – 3rd Sunday…

EMMR Spring Open House to Kick-off 2021

This weekend is our Spring Open House! Saturday we feature Drag Racing and Sunday is focused on Dirt Track Racing. Schedules for both days are below: Saturday, April 10 10:00AM Honoring recently deceased racers and museum supporters 10:30AM Dedication of John Baughman’s display 11:00AM Memorial service for Darwin Doll 12:00PM Lunch break & Memorabilia Auction…

EMMR Volunteers Receive Recognition from Adams County Trout Unlimited #323

Dear Latimore Valley Fairgrounds Committee & Staff, As I view back in our chapter’s history, I found that we started our stream restoration project on Latimore Creek after a problem developed with a neighbor with flooding in his basement in January 2001. Within a week, the chapter had stone delivered to prevent the water from…

March at EMMR

The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing has two events scheduled for the month of March. The first is the Volunteer Orientation on Saturday, March 6 from 10am-1pm. Have you ever wondered what you could do to help keep the museum running? Stop by and learn what it takes to work in the gift shop, give…

Museum Closed February 19 due to Inclement Weather

The most recent winter storm has brought even more snow to Central PA, forcing EMMR to cancel it’s weekly Thursday Night Work Party on February 18 and to close the museum on Friday, February 19. The safety of our volunteers and the general public played an integral role in making the decision to close the…

2021 Schedule Released

The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing is excited to release its 2021 schedule. After a tumultuous 2020, where many of the museum’s events were canceled, we are excited and hopeful to host events in-person again in 2021. Events are what keep the museum going, they offer an opportunity for people to experience the museum and…