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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 […]

August 25, 2022 Election of New Leland Chapter President

Peter Hollinshead has been unanimously elected to complete the 2020-2022 term of President, to suceed Brian Baker. Brian is now the Director of Collections and Education at the National Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, KY.

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.

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 […]

2022 SAH Award Nominations Sought

Nominations for the 2022 SAH Awards are now being accepted. All nominations are due April 15, 2022, with the exception of the Cugnot LOE (Language Other Than English) and the Scharchburg Awards,  Nominations for the Cugnot LOE Award and the Scharchburg Student Paper Award are due June 15, 2022. For more information about the various SAH […]

Cars Across the Pacific: Transnational Histories of the Automotive Industry

Plans are underway with our colleagues at the Automotive Historians Australia to convene a joint one-day hybrid symposium on 9/18/22 in North America and 9/19/22 in Australia. The event will tentatively consist of ten presentations over five hours, a one hour break, and then three presentations and a round-table discussion over two hours. This would all tentatively start […]

2021 SAH Award Winners

The 2021 SAH Awards have been announced by the Awards Committee. NICOLAS-JOSEPH CUGNOT AWARD, ENGLISH Henry Dominguez, The Cellini of Chrome: George Walker – Ford Motor Company’s First VP of Design (2020). Presented for a books written in English that best advance the understanding of the history of the automobile. CUGNOT AWARD OF DISTINCTION, ENGLISH Gretchen […]

Fall Meeting of the AACA in Hershey, October 4-7, 2022

The Eastern Division AACA Fall Meet will take place this year in Hershey, PA, October 4-7, 2022.  For more information on the meet, see the AACA event page. Note that, beginning this year, the Fall Meet will take place from Tuesday through Friday, and not Wednesday through Saturday as in previous years. The SAH looks […]