I-85 Exit 60
Features: The Zentrum is the only BMW museum in North America, and sits next to the only BMW manufacturing facility in the United States. It is located between Greenville and Spartanburg. The displays include motorcycles, motorsports vehicles, passenger cars and design prototypes.
Darlington Raceway Stock Car Museum
(formerly the Joe Weatherly Stock Car Museum)
1301 Harry Byrd Highway
Darlington, SC 29532
Features: The museum commemorates the history of Darlington Raceway and the sport. The winningest car in the history of stock car racing is a convertible -- the 1956 Ford convertible that sits in the Weatherly was driven to 22 victories in a single year racing in the convertible series, plus three more races that same year with the top welded on -- including the Mountain Dew Southern 500 at Darlington. Also on show are the 1967 Plymouth of Richard Petty and Darrell Waltrip's 1991 Chevy Lumina. The building also houses the National Motorsports Press Association (NMPA) Hall of Fame, filled with photos, memorabilia and interactive exhibits.
Wheels of Yesteryear
413 Hospitality Lane
Myrtle Beach, SC 299579
Features: More than 50 classic cars and trucks owned and restored by Paul Cummings. few examples: 1971 Plymouth Hemi Cuda convertible (model made only in 1970-71), 1949 Dodge truck, 1969 Mercury Cyclone CJ, which was the Cale Yarborough version offered in only 218 units, 1963 Corvette Sting Ray split window coupe.
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