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Members-Only VIP Experience for New “Hot Wheels: Race to Win” Featured Exhibit

August 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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Get your engines fired up for the special members-only sneak peek at the newest featured exhibition, Hot Wheels: Race to Win, on Thurs., Aug. 29, 2019. During this exclusive VIP experience, you will have the opportunity to meet dirt track racer April Kahler. She will be in the Transportation Gallery from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. with her 1972 Chevelle that has a 602 Chevy crate engine. She will interact with guests and talk about being a female in the dirt racing world, explain the importance of safety equipment and other surprises. You do not want to miss this exciting opportunity for your family to meet this incredible driver.

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April Kahler will be at the members-only sneak peek for the newest temporary exhibit

This exhibit explores the behind-the-scenes process that race fans, young and old, may never have encountered before. Guests will experience a dynamic testing environment participating in a quest for cars of record-breaking speed, precision and design. Grab a snack in Sabin’s Cafe while you are here, too.

In addition to being fun and immersive, the exhibit also supports STEM learning goals and provides rich opportunities for learning as students discuss and experiment with all aspects of racing design.

Key STEM concepts presented in the exhibit:

-Engineering and Design
-Engine Physics
-Physics of Motion

This event is free for all Discovery Park of America members. If you would like to purchase a membership, you can do so by calling 731-885-5455 or purchase one on the night of the event. Read about our membership perks here.

Hot Wheels: Race to Win is sponsored by WLJT.

Kickoff Weekend for “Hot Wheels: Race to Win” is sponsored by Buddy’s Wrecker Service, Blue Steel Tool, Inc. Subway and Simmons Bank


August 29
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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