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.
Monday – Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm
Sunday: By Appointment Only
Contact: (785) 922-6642