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F1, From Circus to Media Spectacle James Miller at the 2022 Argetsinger Symposium James Miller’s engagement with F1 includes chatting about race strategy with Nicki Lauda at the 1977 USGP, where Lauda won his second world championship. Now it involves at-home viewing of real-time, in-car camera images on a flat-screen TV. Has Formula One left behind its gritty, dangerous and […]

Steven Rossi

Steven Rossi has worn an impressive number of hats of different makes and models reflecting the all-things-automotive arena in which he has both worked and played practically his whole life, including being an SAH member since 1980. His work life as an engine development engineer at Ford began in 1976, after he’d earned his mechanical […]

Third European Conference for Automotive History, October 14th through 16th, 2022

The Third European Conference for Automotive History will be held at MAUTO, Museo Nazionale dell’Automobile, in Turin from 14 to 16 October 2022. The conference is organised jointly by Thomas Ulrich of the AHG in Germany and Anders Ditlev Clausager of the SAHB in the UK. The event is supported by the SAHB and the […]

Wheels Across the Pacific Symposium

The Automotive Historians Australia (AHA) and the SAH have co-convened a one-day online symposium for their members on September 18, 2022 in North America and March September 19, 2022 in Australia. Fifteen to twenty minute presentations are being sought that address the shared transnational histories of the automotive industry, exploring ways in which the Australian and American […]

New Login Procedures for SAH Members

New procedures for logging in to the SAH website members’ area are now in place. When you login using the link at top left, you will see a different login box than you are used to and your password will have changed.  Active members were sent an email about the new procedures on March 22 […]

Search for Members Update

An improved “Search for Members” function has now been activated in the Members Area of the SAH website. You can check it out in the Members Area. You may have to login.

Don Capps

Don Capps with car

Don Capps has been a member of the SAH Board of Directors since 2014 and is now the immediate past president of the Society. He is a member of the Historian’s Council of the International Motor Racing Research Center at Watkins Glen, New York and is the co-chair of the Michael R. Argetsinger Symposium for […]

Sixth Michael R. Argetsinger Symposium on Motor Racing History

An event geared to motor racing scholars and racing enthusiasts alike, the Sixth  Michael R. Argetsinger Symposium on International Motor Racing History, is scheduled for Friday, November 4th and Saturday, November 5th, 2022, at Watkins Glen, NY. Over the last several years the Symposium, co-hosted by the International Motor Racing Research Center (IMRRC) and the SAH, has […]