YORK SPRINGS, Penna., Monday, April 1, 2013 – Noted motorsports journalist and former sprint car driver Dick Berggren has agreed to be the honorary guest and keynote speaker for the Spring Open House of the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing on Saturday and Sunday April 6-7, 2013.
The weekend will kickoff on with drag racing Saturday! Saturday! Saturday! New displays honoring Bill "Grumpy" Jenkins, Ken Montgomery, and Ron Wallace will be dedicated by special guests. A cackling thunder exhibition is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.
On Sunday Berggren will offer the keynote address prior to joining in the dedication of the Chris Economaki Library with Corrine Economaki. More new displays featuring motorcycles and sports cars will be unveiled along with a special tribute to Paul Miller and the York County Racing Club.
Dr. Dick Berggren retired from FOX Sports NASCAR at the end of the 2012 season after 32 years as a pit reporter. He previously guided Open Wheel Magazine and currently publishes Dick Berggren's Speedway Illustrated. As a former open wheel driver, Berggren brings a vast knowledge of competition to every motorsports event.
For more information on the special weekend activities or the museum go to www.emmr.org or call Development Director Craig Agan at 641-891-0445 or Administrative Coordinator Amanda Eshenour at 717-319-5623.