The birth and evolution of the Ford GT – the iconic car that won Le Mans four times in the 1960s – will be explored at an event at the Simeone Museum in Philadelphia on June 4th. The “Birth and Evolution of the Ford GT” will have on display, for the very first time at the same place, all the racing variations of the Ford GT: Mk I, Mk II, and Mk IV, as well as a Lola Mk 6, the car many believe was the inspiration for the Ford GT.
Join us for a special pre-Demo Day chat with Camilo Pardo,the Ford designer who penned the 2005 Ford GT. The very car he used as inspiration, Ford GT-40 Mk I chassis #1030, will be on display for Pardo to use in his discussion. This event will take place immediately prior to the start of our Americans at Le Mans Demo Day and is free with regular museum admission and for Simeone Museum members.
Read the press release here. Join us this summer for Fifth Annual Philadelphia Concours d'Elegance on June 25th, 2022 at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum! This year’s concours named “The Celebration of the Snakes ” will showcase an invitation-only assembly of Ford Shelby Cobras, Dodge Vipers and other American and European classic and historic automobiles and race cars. Among some of the fastest cars in the world, we are thrilled to see who will slither off with the Best of Show. […]