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Le Mans Prototype – Winning the Race by Playing the Rules

March 12 @ 11:00 am 2:00 pm

$12 General Admission

* This Demo Day is being held in place of our previously scheduled Car Detective Demo Day, which will be rescheduled at a later date.

Winning at Le Mans take a lot more than having the fastest car on the track. Planning, strategy, and sometimes trickery can mean all the difference between going home as a winner, or a loser. Join us as we take a deeper look at the surprising history of the Le Mans class system and explore how the introduction of prototype cars would change the game forever. 

Featuring the following Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum collection automobiles:

* 1963 Ferrari 250P

* 1966 Ford GT40 MKII

* 1970 Porsche 917LH

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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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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