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Developing the American Sports Car Demo Day

March 26 @ 11:00 am 2:00 pm

$12 General Admission

Throughout the early 1900’s, leading car manufacturers across Europe competed against one another to provide their customers with the fastest and most maneuverable vehicles. To a majority of the racing world, the Americans were absent. Even to this day, many enthusiasts still refer to the Corvette as America’s first Sports Car. However, despite being small in number, there were American manufacturers that sought glory through winning in the early days of the automobile. And this is their story.

Featuring the following Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum collection automobiles:

* 1909 American Underslung

* 1911/13 Mercer Raceabout 35J

* 1927 Stutz AA Black Hawk

* 1966 Corvette 427 Stingray

Demo Day events typically adhere to the following schedule

  • 10:00 – Doors open
  • 11:15 to 11:45 – Scrutineering technical learning session
  • 12:00 to 12:30 – Demo Day discussion, Q and A with Dr. Simeone
  • 12:30 to 1:00 – Driving demonstration with featured automobiles
  • 1:00 to 2:00 – Visitors are able to inspect and photograph Demo Day cars up close, while engaging with Simeone Museum staff and volunteers
6825 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153 United States
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Hours and Info

6825 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153
Tuesday – Friday 10AM through 6PM
Saturday – Sunday 10AM through 4PM
Closed Mondays and Major Holidays

About the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum

Located in Philadelphia, PA, the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is one of the world’s greatest collections of racing sports cars. Through our theme, “The Spirit of Competition”, we celebrate the history and evolution of these magnificent machines.

Assembled over 50 years by Dr. Frederick Simeone, the Museum contains over 75 historically significant cars including Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Bugatti, Mercedes, Jaguar, Bentley, Porsche, Aston Martin, Corvette, Ford, and more.

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