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Thank You to Our May Roundtable Sponsors

Thank you to the individuals and businesses who sponsored the May 19th roundtable on Sprint Car Engine Evolution. Chuck Cornelison, John Houp, and Randy Wolfe provided an excellent and engaging discussion on the historical development of sprint car engine technology. They shared their vast engineering knowledge and engine shop experience, while providing on-track examples and…

Special Thanks to Our 2024 Fish Fry Sponsors!

Thank you to the following individuals and business for supporting the 2024 Gary Wolford Fish Fry and Silver Spring Speedway Reunion! Allegro Winery Andy Macklin Bill’s Shop – Josh Miller Bob Hake Bobby Gerhart’s Truck World Dale Miller & Son, Inc. Deanie Taylor King Home Care Dellinger’s Auto Body, Inc. Don Harnsberger Eckert Trucking Inc…

Don Garlits’ Swamp Rat III at EMMR

Swamp Rat III A, Don Garlits’ first Chrome Moly tubing car built in 1960, is now on display at EMMR. Garlits was sidelined due to injuries in 1961, so Connie Swingle drove the Top Fuel dragster in a match race against Art Malone at Detroit Dragway. The car was successful during the summer of 1961…

Consider Applying for the EMMR Board of Directors

In accordance with the WGOT/EMMR Bylaws, the Board of Directors appointed a Nominating Committee to develop a process for the nomination of members for election to the EMMR Board of Directors. The following EMMR members are serving on the 2024 Nominating Committee: Kathy Armstrong, David Hare, Bryan Householder, Barbara Paxton, and Robert Shultz. All current…

New For 2024: Cars & Coffee Events at EMMR

Drive your favorite car to EMMR on Sunday, April 14 and join us for our first ever Cars & Coffee event at the Museum. Join us for coffee, conversation, and cars. The museum will be open at 8 am, so you can tour our collection. After spending the morning at EMMR, cruise over to South…

New for 2024: Valve Cover Racing at Spring Open House

We’ve added another opportunity for Valve Cover Racing to our 2024 schedule. Bring your Valve Cover cars to EMMR on Saturday, April 6th. Registration opens at 9 am, and racing will begin at 10 am. Special division for children 12 and under. Learn More

Vintage Race Car Restoration Roundtable

Join us at EMMR on Sunday, March 17th for our 3rd Sunday Roundtable Series beginning at 1 PM. Our March roundtable will focus on Vintage Race Car Restoration. Guest speakers, including Ken Bigham and Barry Klinedinst, will discuss the restoration process involved with several cars currently on display at EMMR.

EMMR Track Time Meeting on Sunday, March 17th

EMMR will host an informational meeting for all vintage race car on track exhibition and static display participants on Sunday, March 17th at 11:30 am in the EMMR auditorium. The meeting will review the schedule of 2024 events for EMMR track time and static displays. We are excited to add a few more tracks to…

February 3RD Sunday Roundtable on Wingless Super Sportsman

The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing is excited to host Wingless Super Sportsman drivers Derek Sheaffer, Steve Wilbur, Craig Perigo, and Billy Brian for our 3RD Sunday Roundtable Series on February 18 from 1 to 3 PM.

Mid-Winter Drag Racing Party at EMMR on Saturday, February 10th

Join us at EMMR on Saturday, February 10 for the Mid-Winter Drag Racing Party. Afternoon Racing Pioneers Roundtable will feature Dick McLauthlin, John Anzelmo, Lou Terra and Jack Redd.