Speedway Motors Cars N Coffee, Fuel Curve

Speedway Motors Cars N’ Coffee – Simple, Fun, And Free!

On the last Saturday of every month during the warmer months, Speedway Motors Cars N’ Coffee takes over Speedway’s sprawling campus in Lincoln, Nebraska. A huge and colorful event, it’s open to anyone with a specialty vehicle.

Speedway Motors Cars N Coffee, Fuel Curve

Speedway Motors Cars N Coffee, Fuel Curve

Speedway Motors Cars N Coffee, Fuel Curve

Rolling into the second year, this year’s opener was a smash hit. It’s obvious the Speedway Motors Cars N’ Coffee generates a full tank of excitement for Lincoln’s car community. It was a hot, sun-soaked morning as locals streamed in behind the wheel of their hopped up rides. The influx of color and chrome seemed to go on for forever.

Speedway Motors Cars N Coffee, Fuel Curve

Speedway Motors Cars N Coffee, Fuel Curve

This year’s opener set a record too with 343-cars. There’s no question people are starting to catch on. It’s a simple show offered to fellow enthusiasts prepared to show off their latest projects, talk shop, and get a jump start to their Saturday with free coffee and donuts.

Speedway Motors Cars N Coffee, Fuel Curve

Speedway Motors Cars N Coffee, Fuel Curve

Speedway Motors Cars N Coffee, Fuel Curve

And how could you resist? It’s all your basic food groups! The Rebels Auto Club of Lincoln helped hand out donuts and serve coffee with jovial smiles. Each following month this year, Speedway will team up with other local car clubs to help host the event.

Speedway Motors Cars N Coffee, Fuel Curve


Speedway Motors Cars N Coffee, Fuel Curve

The car show is held from 8am to noon, but to top it off, show attendees are invited to visit the renowned Museum of American Speed – a spectacular showcase of motor racing and hot rod history. Doors were opened to show attendees with free admission. Nice perk!

Speedway Motors Cars N Coffee, Fuel Curve

Speedway Motors Cars N Coffee, Fuel CurveThe Smith Collection is really something of it’s own. You could spend months within these walls. Like a vast sea of beautifully restored iron, steel, and paint, the three-story building preserves decades’ of go-fast history.

Speedway Motors Cars N Coffee, Fuel Curve

From luxury vehicles, land speed cars, Indy racing, to some of the very first engines ever created, and nearly any kind of racing memorabilia you can think of is presented under twinkling lights.

Speedway Motors Cars N Coffee, Fuel Curve

There are entire walls dedicated to display every kind of flathead intake ever made. That’s not hyperbole either – Speedway Motors Founder “Speedy” Bill Smith was a Flathead guru and prided himself on his collection.

Speedway Motors Cars N Coffee, Fuel Curve

Or perhaps you’d like to see the evolution of the pedal cars – there’s a room dedicated. The nostalgia inside of the Museum is infectious.

Speedway Motors Cars N Coffee, Fuel Curve

Less is, so often times much more, and with the no reservation attitude of Speedway Motors Cars N’ Coffee, people really seem to enjoy the simplicity and community the show proves to support.

Speedway Motors Cars N Coffee, Fuel Curve

Speedway Motors Cars n Coffee Photo Extra!

Jason Lubken is a well-versed freelancer based out of the Midwest. Whether it’s occasionally turning a wrench, or shooting his next feature, he’s been involved in the automotive industry for as long as he can remember. It’s safe to say that his affinity for storytelling has blossomed into his life’s mission – to share the talents of others in the best possible light he can. His off time usually consists of some kind of garage “therapy” and chasing after the sun.

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