Kansas Auto Racing Museum is located
at the base of the beautiful Flint
Hills of Central Kansas and is Kansas’
newest tourist attraction.
One of the cars in the museum
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
more race cars in the museum
Race cars everywhere!
Kansas Auto Racing Museum is open
Monday through Saturday from 9 to 5
and Sundays by appointment only. Tel:
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
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.
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.