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LA Speed Week Day at the ADM
April 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
L.A. Speed Week To Kick Off with IMSA 50th Anniversary Gala at the Museum on April 6th, 2019.
The annual Long Beach Grand Prix, now sponsored by Acura, has over the last 40 years spawned a number of automotive related events during the Indy Car racing circuit’s week in Southern California. Now, L.A. Speed Week (www.laspeedweek.com), as the entire week long series of events has been named, kicks off with the Racing History Project’s Saturday, April 6th IMSA 50th Anniversary Gala at the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo. Featuring a gourmet caliber dinner, the introduction of the Mitch Bishop / Mark Raffauf book, IMSA 1969 – 1989 and a collection of IMSA racing celebrities rarely found in one place at one time. This celebrated evening is a do not miss event. Tickets and details can be found at www.racinghistoryproject.com.
Wednesday, April 10th is Race Car Day at the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo. Tour their over 130 car collection, play in the racing simulator, ride in their classic cars and look at the assortment of very special collection of race cars assembled for the day. Expect more than a few racing celebrities to be on hand as well!
Come watch Racing Films in the Packard Ballroom:
10AM to noon – Short films of various races
12:00 PM “ Rocket” https://www.facebook.com/rocketthefilm/
2:30 PM – Thunder Road https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0052293/
Have a race car? Bring it down to the museum on this day for all to see!!!