Burnin' Rubber Through History 11/16/2019 Denver Merchandise Mart



D.T.A. Hosts Hot Rod History Event - November 16th, 2019

November 16th, 2019 8am-8pm

Burnin' Rubber Through History

* Progression of a Hot Rod 1918 through late 50's Hot Rods 

   (nearly 20 genuine examples)

* Early Hot Rod Pairs, hot rods that represent significant roles in history

* NHRA Drag Safari - memorabilia, photos, trophies, and more

* Three Generations of Hot Rodding 

* Motor Displays - OHV Flatheads, Wayne 12 ports, Bangers

This is a social event, meet the men and women that were there, see artifacts and memorabilia. 

Do not miss this incredible once in a lifetime event!             Download Flyer

About Us


Established in 1949

A group of local drag race and top speed enthusiasts started the DTA in a small garage in north Denver


Fastest Hot Rod 1950s

D.T.A. members Bill Kenz and Roy Leslie had the fastest Hot Rod for many years during the 1950-1957 era setting world records at Bonneville with the 777 Stream liner powered by 2 and 3 flathead Ford motors.

Charter D.T.A. members Cal Kennedy and Don Scroggs (L to R)


Today the D.T.A. is run by a new generation and a few or our charter members. 

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Join us November 16th 2019

Burnin' Rubber through History, a historical automotive event at the Denver Merchandise Mart one day only! A walk through the History of the Denver racing scene, with the cars and people that were there! 


451 E 58th Ave, Denver, CO 80216