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Discussion in 'New to the H.A.M.B.? Introduce yourself here!' started by Kevin Allgire, Nov 27, 2011.

  1. Kevin Allgire
    Joined: Nov 26, 2011
    Posts: 14

    Kevin Allgire
    Member
    from Angola,IN.

    Hello,
    I'm from Angola,IN.
    I'm the Director of The Northeastern Indiana Racing Museum in Auburn,IN. approx. 25 miles South of Angola. We are located inside the National Military History Center & Automotive Museum along with the International Monster Truck Museum & Hall Of Fame and the Fort Wayne Baseball Museum.
    This is home to many of the Custom TV & Movie Cars of Carl Casper.
    It is home to many old monster trucks including The #1 Bigfoot truck.
    It is home to a military museum covering from the Civil War up to now with mostly WWII vehicles and artifacts(Thats what it started out as just WWII).
    And Home to The Northeastern Indiana Racing Museum which covers the history of the local racers and tracks. We have many local old race cars and photo's,trophies, etc. along with some cars from NASCAR(One being Dale Earnhardt Sr.), NHRA Drag racing, Indy Racing Series, ARCA and SCCA.
    Located along I-69 at Auburn Exit 126. Open every day except Thanksgiving,Christmas, and New Years Day. 9am-5pm $10 per person.

    And this is just a parttime job for me(sometimes a fulltime job). My fulltime job is with The City Of Angola Water Dept. as a Treatment & Distribution Operator for 24 years.
    I'm Married and have 5 children and 6 Grandkids.
    Born in Jackson,MI. lived in Hillsdale County,MI. for a few years then moved to Ohio.
    Grew up in Montpelier,Ohio.
    My Parents owned a Sinclair gas station/Radiator Repair/Wrecker Service, so I grew up fixing vehicles.
    I took two years of Autobody repair
    I worked in Body shops for 10 years.
    Parttime, In 2000 I started doing Motorsports Photography for a magazine in Charlotte,NC. covering NASCAR and was an offical with the Sprint Car Series SOD(Sprints On Dirt)
    Parttime/2001-2003 Track Photographer for Angola Motor Speedway
    2004 Photographer for The USA Modified Series
    2005, 2006, & 2008 Angola Motor Speedway Track Photographer
    2005 also Joined the Racing Museum in Auburn as a board member
    Jan. 1st 2010 became the Director of The Northeastern Indiana Racing Museum.
    Ok there you have it, that's most of my life at least the better parts.
     
  2. coolbreeze1340
    Joined: Aug 18, 2009
    Posts: 1,340

    coolbreeze1340
    Member
    from Indiana

    Welcome to the best damn hot rod site on the planet from another hoosier! I'm up north in Michigan City! Now, lets here about your cars!
     
  3. 60 ford
    Joined: Nov 23, 2007
    Posts: 1,806

    60 ford
    Member

    Welcome from Southern Indiana
     
  4. Red Dragon Racing
    Joined: Nov 17, 2008
    Posts: 146

    Red Dragon Racing
    Member
    from Indiana

    x2! Sounds like a cool museum.
     

  5. Perrorojo
    Joined: Feb 25, 2011
    Posts: 357

    Perrorojo
    Member

    Welcome from Winona Lake.
     
  6. spikez57
    Joined: Nov 5, 2008
    Posts: 468

    spikez57
    Member

    Welcome from N.E~~~o-HI-o
     
  7. No Cents
    Joined: Feb 28, 2009
    Posts: 331

    No Cents
    Member

    Welcome from southern Indiana.
     
  8. Just Gadget
    Joined: Aug 7, 2011
    Posts: 1,130

    Just Gadget
    Member

    Welcome ... you are damn near in MI!
     

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