Member Spotlight: Bill Willen

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Name: Bill Willen

Member Level: Dual

Describe why you decided to support the Petersen Automotive Museum through membership or volunteering:

The Petersen is a wonderful, world-class museum, with excellent changing exhibits and events. It is a joy to visit.

Describe a museum vehicle that has significant meaning to you:

The All American Racers, Alligator motorcycle. I was involved in obtaining the motors for the bikes when I worked at American Honda.

Describe how you found or developed an interest in automobiles:

My Oldest brother took me to see the 1962 LA Times Grand Prix, at Riverside, where Roger Penske won in the Zerex Special Climax. I became a fan of sports cars and sports car racing.

Membership is the best way to experience everything the Petersen has to offer. Become a member today!