The Archive

The World of Speed Archive holds a wide collection of materials, supporting exhibits throughout the museum, informing education programs, assisting in research and offering points of access while preserving the rich history of motorsports. 

Don't forget to visit the World of Speed Archive Blog for collection highlights and happenings from within the Archive Room.

Archive Room - The Archive Room is the connecting point into World of Speed’s wider archival collection. Stop by during the Archive’s public hours to view rotating displays and interactive collection items from the Archive. Watch our newsletter for more information about present and upcoming exhibits within the Archive Room, collection highlights, and upcoming events.

Collection Catalog - The Archive’s collection is available online. Browse or search through collections of publications, apparel, audiovisuals, artworks, advertisements, toys, posters, papers, and more. This is great place to find hidden treasures and engage remotely.

Research - The World of Speed Archive supports researchers interested in utilizing the archival collections for research purposes. Through Research Packages, the Archive offers assistance in identifying and retrieving collection items for researchers to review requested materials and receive low-resolution watermarked materials. Research Request Form available online or onsite.  

Reprint Permission & Use Fees - Interested in using high-resolution images ofWorld of Speed artifacts as part of an electronic or print published production, exhibition, advertisement, website, or merchandise? Those interested in incorporating artifacts into print, digital, audiovisual, or productions can find a Permission to Publish Request Form and Use Fees for items within World of Speed’s physical ownership.


Help with projects like digitizing our motorsports history!

For further information contact: Archivist & Collection Manager, Katrina O'Brien: