What is Auto-Archives?

The Auto-Archives Automotive & Motor Sport Library and Research Center, is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. The mission of the archive is to preserve and document the rich history of the automobile, and provide both a physical and virtual resource for the study of the past, present, and future of the automobile, in all its forms.

Auto-Archives Goal

Our mission is simple, To be a world leader in the archiving of historic automotive and motor racing research materials. Auto-Archives will be a living collection, open to all automotive enthusiasts, car clubs, researchers, and journalists, to view and use the collection, or simply ‘hang-out’ at the club with like-minded people.

From the Blog

Car of the Month — 1967 McLaren-Elva M1C

The red M1C is owned by Denver McLaren afficianado Harry Mathews. It was the first car in his McLaren collection which at one time numbered 18 cars, and was originally owned and run by Jerry Hansen of Minneapolis. He entered it in the 1967 Can-Am series and it made its debut in the first race of the season at Road America in Wisconsin. That race also marked the first outing for Team McLaren’s two new M6A car. This would be the first episode of what became known as the “Bruce and Denny Show”, where either Bruce McLaren or Denny Hulme ... Read more

Goodwood in Golden 2017

On 9th of September Auto-Archives held an exclusive fund-raising event that celebrated the Goodwood Revival Meeting which tooking place the same day in the UK. This very special fund-raising event, an evening of fun and entertainment titled "Goodwood in Golden." was the first of what will be an annual gathering. The event at the Hagerty showroom in Golden, from 5:00-9:00pm, had plenty of action with Slot-Car Racing (with prizes) on a replica Goodwood Circuit, Live Streaming (in delay) of the Goodwood Revival Meeting races, a Silent Auction, Car of the day Competition, Best Dressed Guests, Racing Displays & Decor. There... Read more