The Kansas Auto Racing Museum - A Nice Place to Visit!!

The Kansas Auto Racing Museum is located at the base of the beautiful Flint Hills of Central Kansas and is Kansas’ newest tourist attraction.  


Kansas Auto Racing Museum

One of the cars in the museum

The museum is located one-half mile south at Exit 286 off Interstate 70 in the middle of Kansas at the small town of Chapman. The 21-acre museum complex is the doorway into the local community.  The museum is also the launch point for the Joe Engle Chapman Historic Trail Walk.  The trail walk enables visitors to enjoy a combination nature walk and scenic walk that can extend for over 3.6 miles and includes visits to two historic sites on the National Registry.


Some more race cars in the museum

Race cars everywhere!

The Kansas Auto Racing Museum is open Monday through Saturday from 9 to 5 and Sundays by appointment only. Tel: 785-922-6642

The museum is home to the first NASCAR trophy.  The first NASCAR event was won by Jim Roper of Halstead, Kansas on June 17th, 1949 at Charlotte Speedway.

The museum is also home to the first NHRA trophy which held its first national event in Great Bend, Kansas in 1955.  The first NHRA trophy is also on display at the Kansas Auto Racing Museum.  The first NHRA event was won by Paul Flynn of Abilene, Kansas.

The Kansas Auto Racing Museum also features restored race cars from seven different eras, video Play Stations, rare film footage, photographs and its own private viewing theatre for race film highlights throughout the Midwest.
 
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