- The Driven to Win: Racing in America Presented by General Motors exhibit opened to public March 27.
- The 24,000-square-foot display gives visitors an in-depth look at the people, experiences, culture, and more in the world of American racing.
- One of the display’s highlights is Henry Ford’s 1901 Sweepstakes car that helped launch the Ford Motor Company.
The Henry Ford Museum outside of Detroit has always displayed race cars. Between the presidential limousines and a replica coney island, past the airplane displays but before you got to the trains, some of the most important American race cars sat on various platforms next to “regular” cars, placards explaining their place in history.
Now those race cars and a whole bunch of others can call a permanent exhibit in the museum home. “Driven to Win: Racing in America Presented by General Motors” opened to the public this week,…