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What’s been happening at the NHRA Motorsports Museum? Here’s a compilation of stories on everything related to the museum.

Here is a compilation of all the NHRA Museum-related news…

click for story Gale’s on-board at the NHRA Motorsports Museum: The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California announced today that Gale Banks, president of Gale Banks Engineering, and Jack O’Bannon, five-time NHRA world champion team owner, have been appointed to the museum board of directors. September 21, 2012
click for story A Gathering of Land-Speed Luminaries: For all the wind-tunnel testing and manic fund-raising that may precede an effort to set a land-speed record on the Bonneville Salt Flats, success ultimately depends on the performance of that most volatile variable, the driver. This consensus emerged last Saturday, when record-setting drivers and car builders gathered at the Wally Parks N.H.R.A. Motorsports Museum for a panel discussion about the preparation, promotion and psychology of chasing a land-speed record. The discussion preceded an awards banquet for the local Sidewinders car club. February 20, 2012
click for story Gale Banks Automotive Technology Exhibit at NHRA Motorsports Museum: Gale Banks, president and founder of Gale Banks Engineering, an industry leader in gas and diesel engine development based in Azusa, Calif., is pleased to announce his company’s continued support of the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum presented by Automobile Club of Southern California in Pomona, Calif. January 28, 2011
 click for story Mickey Thompson Panel Celebrates Record: A panel discussion will be held on Saturday, May 15th at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Mickey Thompson’s historic run at the Bonneville Salt Flats. The panel will consist of family members and a few who worked with him, including Gale Banks, and will provide a personal look into the life of one of history’s greatest motorsports innovators. May 7,
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 click for story Mickey Thompson exhibit at NHRA Museum: On Friday, February 12, 2010 the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum will open a very special new exhibit honoring the late Mickey Thompson and celebrating the 50th anniversary of his incredible motorsports milestone. February 3, 2010
 click for story Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum | DRIVE!: AS WITH MANY OF the big-name companies in this industry, Gale Banks began his journey in much more humble surroundings than he enjoys now; but few of his contemporaries were younger when they began trying to earn a living in it. It was at the tender age of 14 that Banks attacked the engine in his mother’s 1931 Model A Ford. The end result of his efforts saw an increase of more than 40 hp to the notoriously underpowered car. June 2009
 click for story The First 50 years” Opens at Wally Parks NHRA Museum | Diesel World: On December 3, 2008, 50 years of automotive and marine engineering innovation was put on display at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum, to honor Gale Banks and his achievements. The exhibit, aptly titled “Banks Power – The First 50 Years,” was kicked off with a reception hosted by Banks where some 150 guests had a chance to preview the 3,400-square-foot exhibit. May 2009
 click for story THE FIRST 50 YEARS” OPENS AT WALLY PARKS NHRA MUSEUM: On Wednesday, December 3, 2008, fifty years of automotive and marine engineering innovation was put on display at the NHRA museum. Watch the timeline videos! December 12, 2008
 click for story NHRA exhibit chronicles 50 years of Azusa’s Gale Banks Engineering | Pasadena Star-News: There were a lot of horses and a lot of power in a Fairplex museum on Wednesday. But it had nothing to do with a barn. That’s because 50 years of ramping up the internal combustion engine to make it go faster, longer and better went on display in the NHRA Wally Parks Motorsports Museum. December 4, 2008
 click for story Museum exhibit a tribute to Banks’ long career | Pasadena Star-News: Banks, a Bradbury resident and owner of Azusa-based Banks Engineering, is being honored with an exhibit at the Wally Parks Motorsports Museum at Fairplex Park. “Banks Power: The First 50 Years” opened on Wednesday for a near-yearlong run at the Fairplex museum. December 4, 2008
 click for story The First 50 Years Exhibit to Debut at Wally Parks NHRA Museum: Gale Banks Engineering, an industry leader in high performance gas and diesel engine development, will be honored with a special exhibit at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008 at 3 p.m. Exhibit will run through September 2009. November 21, 2008

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