On Feb. 23, 2019, the Petersen Automotive Museum will open the doors to its newest exhibit: “Winning Numbers: The First, The Fastest, The Famous.”
In 1980, the author was working on a book called ‘The Complete Four Wheel Drive Manual Converting, Collecting, Restoring & Repairing.’ We took a short trip to the FWD Museum in Clintonville, Wis.
The Motorama Museum in Aniwa, Wis. is a great place to visit if you like sports racing cars, especially those made by Italian automaker Alfa Romeo.
“Big Daddy” Don Garlits, the legendary drag racer, came to the Iola Car Show with a trailer loaded with books, T-shirts and other items to sell. He also brought along one of his famous “Swamp Rat” dragsters.
In the past a few cars were displayed close together in a smaller section of the building; now there are several rooms of racing memorabilia.