CUTLINE INFORMATION: The McCaig-Wellborn Research Library at the International Motorsports Hall of Fame and Museum (IMHOF) is undergoing a 1,600 square foot expansion. The library houses some 14,000 books and periodicals and more than 10,000 photos. It is open weekdays from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
“We are excited that the expansion is progressing so quickly,” said Talladega Superspeedway President and IMHOF Executive Director Rick Humphrey. “The library is a phenomenal resource for motorsport enthusiasts from all around the country. This addition will help ensure the library has plenty of room to grow as our collection of historical books and photos continues to expand.”
Opened in April of 1983, the International Motorsports Hall of Fame and Museum is dedicated to the preservation of the history of motorsports. It is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 7 days a week with the exception of major holidays (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day and Easter). Admission to the museum is $10 for adults, $5 for kids age 7 to 17 and free for kids age 6 and younger. Combo packages that include both tours of the museum and Talladega Superspeedway are $12 for adults, $8 for kids age 7 to 17 and free for kids age 6 and younger.