The sensory rush of the race track
Auto racing is all about excitement, speed, and grand spectacle. And in America, the spectacle is more grand than almost anywhere else.
In this area, you experience the sights and sounds of race tracks, and the distinctive flair and flavor of the various types of racing.
Learn about the natural tensions that exist between the desire for more speed – to win races, and to enhance spectator appeal – and regulations to increase safety.
See the stark realities of what can happen when things go wrong – as they can do in a split second – and some of the important safety innovations that have made major improvements in driver, crew and spectator safety.
Experience highlights include Salt Walther’s McLaren Indy Car of 1973 – aftermath of a spectacular crash; Innovator Profiles – stories of safety advancements; On the Edge of Our Seats Theater; and Sportscaster Station – how the grand spectacle reaches millions.