The crown jewel of American motorsports is coming to Heritage Museums & Gardens! Start Your Engines! Cars and Stars of the Indy 500 will be opening on April 14, 2018 with some of the most renowned cars from this high-octane event.
Since 1911, the Indy 500—a 200-lap, 500-mile endurance race—has captivated fans and created race car legends. Twenty iconic Indy 500 race and pace cars will be on display— from the 1914 Duesenberg driven by Eddie Rickenbacker to the 2016 NAPA winner driven by Alexander Rossi. The exhibit captures all the excitement of the Indy 500, with photos and videos from the races, race equipment worn by the winners, memorabilia, and the sights and sounds of the race. Visitors even have the chance to sit in a real Indy racer as well as enjoy a number of programs and events related to the exhibit.
Start Your Engines! Cars and Stars of the Indy 500 will be located in the Automobile Gallery, which is a reproduction of the Round Stone Barn at Hancock Shaker Village.