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EMMR Monthly Roundtable
Schedule for 2017

January 15, 2017 
3rd SUNDAY ROUNDTABLE at EMMR:1-3 pm, Topic: Afternoon with Lynn Paxton

February 11, 2017
2nd SATURDAY ROUNDTABLE at EMMR: 1-3 pm, Topic: Weekend Warrior Luncheon, Quarter Mile Wars of 1960s and 1970s. with Darwin Doll

March 19, 2017
3rd SUNDAY ROUNDTABLE at EMMR: 1-3 pm, Topic: Coal Region Reunion by John Marks

Aprtl 9, 2017
2nd SUNDAY ROUNDTABLE at EMMR: 1-3 pm, Topic: 50 Years of Late Model Racing History with Tommy, Booper and Tyler Bare

May 21, 2017
3rd SUNDAY ROUNDTABLE at EMMR: 1-3 pm, Topic: Roaring Roadsters. E. J. Kowalski

June 18, 2017
3rd SUNDAY ROUNDTABLE at EMMR: 1-3 pm, Topic: ARDC Midgets with Ron Lauer

July 16, 2017
3rd SUNDAY ROUNDTABLE at EMMR: 1-3 pm. Topic: Tba

August 20, 2017
3rd SUNDAY ROUNDTABLE at EMMR: 1-3 pm, Topic: Tba

September 17, 2017
3rd SUNDAY ROUNDTABLE at EMMR: 1-3 pm. Topic: Tba

October 15, 2017
3rd SUNDAY ROUNDTABLE at EMMR: 1-3 pm. Topic: Barb Paxton, Kathy Kauffman, Marie Locke, Debbie Rahmer

November 19, 2017
3rd SUNDAY ROUNDTABLE at EMMR: 1-3 pm. Topic: Gary Wolford Crew Members Roundtable with Ken Leiphart

EASTERN MUSEUM OF
MOTOR RACING
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

PRESIDENT
Nancy Miller

1ST VICE PRESIDENT
Brandon Bell

2ND VICE PRESIDENT
Larry Garland

RECORDING SECRETARY
Frank Carelli

TREASURER/
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Alan Kreitzer

PAST PRESIDENT/CURATOR
Lynn Paxton

Darwin Doll
Judy Freels
Marlin Heller
Howard "Junior" Kelly
John Marks
Perry Miller
Stoney Miller
Don Robinson
Robert Schultz



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Upcoming Events


It is with regret EMMR has to announce that Frank Carelli, who has been our secretary since August of 2016 has resigned stating a higher workload than anticipated. This also includes his resignation from the Board of Directors. We thank him for all he has done for the museum and wish him well.  Nancy Miller - President

 

MUSEUM IS NOW OPEN ON THE WEEKENDS for 2017 SUMMER EVENTS SEASON, We will be open EVERY FRIDAY, SATURDAY and SUNDAY until end of October. Lots to do and see, come join us!!!

The revised 2017 EMMR Events Schedule is posted on the Schedule Page.
Check it out today !!


April 8th & 9th: SAT & SUN: WORK PARTY & PICNIC at EMMR/LVFG. Lynn Paxton 717-432-8188

April 9th: 2nd SUNDAY ROUNDTABLE: 1-3 pm, Topic: 50 Years of Late Model Racing History. Tommy, Booper and Tyler Bare

April 16th: EASTER: EMMR Closed

April 21st: Path Valley Speedway, Spring Run, Pa. Paul Gutshall 717-243-6009

April 22nd: SUSQUEHANNA SPEEDWAY, York Haven, Pa. EMMR Display/Track Time. Rick Mandelson 410-802-1333

April 28th: SPRING CLASSIC / TOMMY HINNERSHITZ MEMORIAL at WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY, Mechanicsburg, Pa. EMMR Static Display. Nancy Miller 717-766-0837

 


 

The newly constructed Charles Rasp wing of the museum is now mostly complete. Below is a video of the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Dedication that took place April 2nd during the Spring Open House.

 

 

The above video is courtesy of Ian Falcone Productions

 


 

 

The 2nd Annual York Nostalgia "York US30 Heritage Days" show will take place July 7th - 8th 2017 at EMMR. Click on the flyer below for more information about the show.

 

 

Vehicle and Vendor Registration forms can be downloaded and printed
from the Yorknostalgia.com website.

   

YORK NOSTALGIA
P.O. Box 3675
York, PA 17402-00136

Darwin Doll
mcmyork02@comcast.net
(717) 757-2720

   
 

York Nostalgia Press Release

 
Second Edition York US30 Heritage Days & 16th Annual York Reunion
April 14, 2017
 

YORK SPRINGS, PA – The Second Edition of York US30 Heritage Days and the 16th Annual York Reunion will be presented at the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing and the historic Latimore Valley Fairgrounds on July 7th and 8th.

Arnie “The Farmer” Beswick a drag racing legend and icon will be featured with his “Tameless Tiger” Pontiac. Arnie will be available both days for photo ops and autographs along with a host of other drag racing notables from the past and present. Al Joniec famous for his “Batman” race cars will be presenting an engine seminar on Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon. Friday is Dave Strickler Day a salute to another legend whose famous “Old Reliable” Chevrolets became household names. The Ford Fairlane Club will have their awesome Ford display in the fairgrounds on Friday all day. The Annual Legion of Honor Awards will be presented to nine deserving recipients at 5 p.m. Each recipient receives an individual award and their name is placed upon a perpetual award on display in the museum in perpetuity.

Saturday is Ed Miller and George Cureton Day with a salute to the 50th Anniversary of their NHRA World Championships at Tulsa, Oklahoma. Special race car displays will accompany both World Champs on a day to remember. It happens one time!

The new addition at the museum will feature the Frantic Ford funny car and the Grumpy’s Toy IV Camaro of Bill Jenkins along with a host of vendors with drag racing memorabilia from the past. “Ohio George” Montgomery will be on hand to compliment the new Willys gasser display in the museum.

A flea market will feature vendors with a host of interesting automotive items both days, in the fairgrounds. Saturday also features a Glory Days Cruise-In and Car Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Awards will be presented including a giant Best of Show award.

A sensory experience is presented both days with legendary race cars starting-up and providing the familiar music to a drag racers’ ears.

Admission is $10.00 per day or a special two-day ticket for $15.00. The event financially supports The Eastern Museum of Motor Racing.

Activities continue on Sunday with the 14th Annual York Nostalgia Nationals at Beaver Springs Dragway, Beaver Springs, Pennsylvania. See many of the legendary race cars competing in this special event that occurs but one time each year.

 

 


 

New Items at the EMMR Gift Shop

 

The Highlights DVDs for the 2016 York Nostalgia "Heritage Days" show that took place July 8th and 9th at the Museum and Fairgrounds are now available for sale at the EMMR Gift Shop Online or in person.

The 2016 42nd Annual EMMR/WGOT Convention (Charlie Rasp Memorial) T-Shirts are also available at the Gift Shop Online or in person.

The book "Langhorne - No Man's Land" written by: L. Spencer Riggs has been restocked and is now available at the EMMR Gift Shop Online or in person. Get your copy today!!

Thank you for your support.

 

 

 

Announcements

 

From the President's corner.....

Well the Thursday night work parties are history and the volunteers did a terrific job. They built shelves and cases, moved cars, cleaned more cases and moved the library work room into the New Charlie Rasp addition. 

We had 15 to 25 people each night. I want to personally thank all of you for the amazing job you did.  The Lynn Paxton "dummy award" went to Don Zeckman for driving into a muddy area and having to be pushed out by other volunteers.

The April 1st and 2nd Spring Open House went well and both events were very well attended.

Since the museum is now open for this year's events season on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, we are in need of volunteers to staff the museum. So please come out, join in and see who comes in. You never know who will walk through the door.

I hope you all received your March Newsletter and enjoyed it. The next issue will arrive to your door around May 12. 

Don't forget The Gary Wolford Fish Fry coming up on May 7th and the Jalopy Showdown on May 20. Also May 21st is the roundtable with E. J. Kowalski and the Roaring Roadsters. Should be a good one.

Thanks to all who make the museum what it is today.


Till next time,
Nancy

 


Last Year's Holiday Open House Pictures
 2015 Holiday Open House Pictures - Click here

October 2016 Newsletter - Click here


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Miscellaneous

Gary Wolford's Guest Book at Legacy.com


Neighbor of the museum is baptized in the creek by Latimore Valley Speedway. Read the Story Here

 

Museum Address:
100 Baltimore Road
York Springs, PA 17372

Mailing Address:
PO Box 688
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
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