As part of our “Yeah, It’s Got a HEMI!” featured exhibit, The AACA Museum, Inc. is pleased to welcome racing champion and Eastern Museum of Motor Racing Curator Lynn Paxton on Saturday, February 20th at 10:00 am. Bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge, Mr. Paxton presents “The history, specifics, and anecdotes of the Ardun hemispherical head design flat head Ford conversion.”
For the first time, the Museum offers the “live” presentation onsite and online via our Zoom webcast. For in-person attendance, the presentation is included with paid general admission to the Museum (COVID-19 protocols, social distancing, and capacity limits are in effect).
To accommodate as many motoring enthusiasts as possible we’re excited to debut a FREE “live” webcast. Pre-registration is required. Participation is limited to 100 online participants.
The “live” presentation focuses on
- Design history; reasons for it, pros & cons, Allard connection, US & England production
- How the Ardun design relates to the Chrysler Hemi design
- Ardun Hemi relevance to other high-performance engines
- R&D in dirt track racing
- Local racing history
- Lynn’s conversations with Zora Arkus-Duntov about the development and testing of the Ardun Hemi
About Lynn Paxton
Anyone who has heard Lynn Paxton tell a story can tell you he’s a character and a great ambassador for the sport. Find out more about his amazing contributions to racing.