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Fangio, Il Maestro Demo Day

May 28 @ 11:00 am 2:00 pm

$12 General Admission

Join us on Saturday, May 28 as we take a closer look at one our favorite heroes, the legendary driver Juan Manuel Fangio.

While the names of many other racing car drivers have been lost to history, the legacy of Juan Manuel Fangio lives on. A skilled and determined driver, he was nicknamed ‘El Maestro’ (the master) for his ability to maneuver his race car with precision and control. While Fangio had many achievements throughout his career, it is his legacy that echoes most strongly across time. Today, many racing drivers aspire to be like him, and race car drivers all over the world are still inspired by his story. Join us as we take a deeper look at one of our favorite heroes, and retell the stories that made him a legend.

Featuring the following Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum collection automobiles:

* 1929 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 SS

* 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing Coupe

* 1956 Maserati 300S

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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215-365-7233
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Hours and Info

6825 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153
215-365-7233
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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