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Long Island auto racing history chronicled at Marty Himes' Bay Shore museum

A photo from The Himes Museum of Motor

(Credit: The Himes Museum of Motor Racing Nostalgia)

ROAD TRIP The Himes Museum of Motor Racing Nostalgia, a creation of veteran Long Island auto racer Marty Himes, features five original stock cars, a number of midget racing cars, one early sprint car and close to 1,000 model race cars, as well as more than 300,000 racing-related photographs, and uniforms, helmets, trophies and other racing memorabilia; open daily, call first for appointment, admission...

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Pit Stop: Glen Watkins' International Motor Racing Research Center features heritage vehicles

New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo drives his

(Credit: AP)

ROAD TRIP International Motor Racing Research Center: The center offers a documentary heritage of amateur and professional motor racing, highlighting sports car, Formula 1, NASCAR, and vintage and historic racing. Archives include personal papers of drivers, journalists and authors, as well as reference books and other historical items. Several race cars are on display. Open to the public by appointment...

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