Each year, our collection grows thanks to the generous donations of enthusiasts just like you. Enthusiasts who love cars so much, they want to share their car's story with millions of others. This year, the museum received more than 35 vehicles which ranged from
This is Joe Lisoni. In 1958, his father built the “Missfire” with the help of Carl Offenhauser so Joe could race the quarter midget series in Southern California. The car was years ahead of the competition and helped Joe rack up over 60 wins in 4 years. The photo is from Joe’s last race in Lawndale where he took the checkered flag and set the record for longest winning streak in his division (16 wins).
resolution? If you want to network more, attend one-of-a-kind events, and build your passion for cars, consider joining Petersen Membership! With thousands of other members and monthly events, you're bound to enjoy yourself! Rallys like the one pictured are just one way to start the year off right! The
Score,” which won three @lowridermagazine “Lowrider of the Year” titles before being heavily damaged while returning from an event. Realizing the opportunity to start over from scratch, Roark went to new extremes to build one of his finest lowriders, which also became a three-time winner (2015, 2016, and 2017). When the trunk opens, integrated lights beam down on the
bar. Recognized by the @historicvehicle association and featured in numerous issues of @lowridermagazine , “Gypsy Rose is an icon of heritage, culture, and a lifestyle born out of Los Angeles.”
Collection of Jesse Valadez (Imperials Car Club)