Sunday, February 22, 2015 Hershey, PA (January 12, 2015) – Hearing wedding bells in the near future? Here at the AACA Museum we will be showcasing the most talented wedding vendors in Central Pennsylvania for our 6th Annual Wedding Show on February 22, 2015. Our show has the most diverse vendors, limousine rides, entertainment, Read More »Read More
Students From Ten Pennsylvania Schools Competed in 2015 Automotive Technology Competition held at the AACA Museum 1st Place - Wallenpaupack Area High School - Tony Litz and Nick Schroeder On February 19, 2015, students from a variety of schools across Pennsylvania competed in the PAA Automotive Technology Competition for scholarships and prizes. The winning school Read More »Read More
Students From Ten Pennsylvania Schools to Compete in 2015 Automotive Technology Competition at the AACA Museum When: Thursday, February 19, 2015 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. - Competition 8:45 a.m. to 9:20 a.m. – Morning Interview Opportunities 1:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Afternoon Interview Opportunities 2:15 p.m. – Awards Where: AACA Museum in Read More »Read More
Hershey, PA (January 30, 2015) – Are you a lover of all things chocolate? Each year Hershey, PA celebrates Chocolate Covered February – a month-long, town-wide celebration of all things chocolate! Here at the AACA Museum visitors will enjoy viewing the original Hershey’s Kissmobile cruiser – a uniquely sweet vehicle like no other. All month, visitors can also participate in a Hershey’s Kisses Scavenger Hunt throughout the Museum – how many Hershey’s Kisses can you find?Read More
1978 Lotus Type 79 Championship winning Formula 1 car announced for Lotus: The Art of Lightness Exhibit
The Antique Automobile Club of America(AACA) Museum is thrilled to announce the addition of a 1978 Lotus Type 79 Championship winning Formula 1 car to their Lotus: The Art of Lightness Exhibit opening to the public on January 24, 2015 with an opening reception planned for January 23rd.
The Type 79 was a ground breaking Formula 1 design featuring aerodynamic “ground effects” that catapulted Team Lotus to their 7th Formula 1 Constructors Championship and Mario Andretti to the 1978 Formula 1 Driver’s Championship. Throughout Team Lotus’ history they had a reputation for technical innovation that literally reset Formula 1 car design standards. The Type 79’s “ground effect” aerodynamics continued that trend and sent all other competitors back to the drawing board. Resplendent it its John Player Special livery, and affectionately referred to as “Black Beauty” the Type 79 ranks among the most important race car designs ever.Read More