GLENDORA, Calif. (June 25, 2020) – The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum, closed since March 1 due to COVID-19, will be reopening to the public on Wednesday July 1. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday.
The Museum will be following all of the Los Angeles County Department of Health guidelines and will be putting additional precautions in place. Museum employees will be equipped with personal protective equipment; plexiglass panels will be installed at the ticket counter and gift shop; the museum will enhance sanitizing procedures; and a clear flow path will be marked for visitors to help implement social distancing.
The Museum will be following the L.A. County recommended guidelines for the safety of the guests, employees, and volunteers. All guests will be required to wear face masks and encouraged to wash/sanitize their hands before entering the Museum. Most importantly, guests are encouraged stay at home if they are feeling sick.
The Museum truly appreciates the support of the members, donors, sponsors, employees, and volunteers during this most challenging time.
About Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum:
Housed in a 28,500-square-foot building on the edge of the historic Los Angeles County Fairplex, the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum’s mission is to celebrate the impact of motorsports on our culture. We collect, preserve, exhibit and interpret the vehicles, stories, and artifacts that represent our affection for, and the influence of, automotive speed and style in all its forms. We are the place to view and learn about hot rods, customs, racecars and speed records, and the West Coast’s role as the historic center for their past and present development.
Photos courtesy of NHRA
Headquartered in Glendora, Calif., NHRA is the primary sanctioning body for the sport of drag racing in the United States. NHRA presents 24 national events featuring the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and E3 Spark NHRA Plugs Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service. NHRA provides competition opportunities for drivers of all levels in the NHRA Summit Racing Series and the NHRA Drags: Street Legal Style presented by AAA. NHRA also offers NHRA Jr. Street program for teens and the Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League for youth ages 5 to 17. NHRA’s Youth and Education Services (YES) Program reaches over 30,000 students annually to ignite their interest in automotive and racing related careers. In addition, NHRA owns and operates four racing facilities: Atlanta Dragway in Georgia; Gainesville Raceway in Florida; Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis; and Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Southern California. For more information, log on to www.NHRA.com, or visit the official NHRA pages on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter.