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‘From The Vault’ Exhibit Now Open At IMS Museum
November 27, 2019
The display—which runs through mid-April 2020—provides a glimpse into the automotive and motorsports treasures in the IMS Museum’s diverse collection, including rare or one-of-a-kind race car, automobile, trophy, and many additional artifacts.
‘From The Vault’ Exhibit Now Open At IMS Museum

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway (ISM) Museum’s new exhibit, “From the Vault” presented by Bank of America, is now open to the public.

The display provides a glimpse into the automotive and motorsports treasures in the IMS Museum’s diverse collection, including rare or one-of-a-kind race car, automobile, trophy, and many additional artifacts.

Due to space constraints, the IMS Museum can display only 20% of its collection at a given time. For Museum staff, “From the Vault” presented by Bank of America is more than an exhibit; it’s a glimpse of what the Museum can share with the public on a regular basis, provided continued and future financial support is sufficient to conduct a complete renovation and expansion.

A sampling of key exhibits in “From the Vault”:
 
• The 1964 Ferrari 250 LM – the last Ferrari to score the overall victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, in 1965, and the 1966 Ford GT40 No. 4, driven by Mark Donohue and Paul Hawkins at Le Mans in 1966. The car was part of Ford Motor Company’s successful challenge to Ferrari, chronicled in the blockbuster film Ford vs. Ferrari, now in theaters.
 
• A host of historically significant open-wheel race cars: a 1906 FIAT, the 1957 winner of “Race of Two Worlds” at Monza, Janet Guthrie’s 1978 Wildcat Indy car, and the fastest car in Indianapolis 500 history: Arie Luyendyk’s 1996 track record-setting Reynard.
 
• Pop culture artifacts and priceless trophies, such as the majestic Wheeler-Schebler Trophy and incredible works from the Rudolf Caracciola pre-World War II Grand Prix collection.

The exhibit runs now through April 20. Attendees of the PRI Trade Show (Dec. 12-14 in downtown Indianapolis) will be able to catch a glimpse of the exhibit in the Indiana Convention Center. For more information, visit here.

For more information on the IMS Museum or to donate, visit indyracingmuseum.org.