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2018 Bastille Day Demo Day

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Museum Event
2018 Bastille Day Demo Day
July 14, 2018
Photos by
Brad Jacobson

Viva La France! The Simeone Museum celebrated the race for the tricolor at the Bastille Day Demo Day. Dr. Simeone recounted l’histoire de l’automobile with five French manufactured cars that were all known revolutionaries in their day.

Featured cars included the following – 1907 Renault Racer – winner of the 1907 American 24 Hour Race, 1936 Bugatti 57G Tank – winner of the 1937 Le Mans, 1936/48 Delahaye – four-time Le Mans competitor (1937, 1949, 1950,1951), 1938 Peugeot Darl’mat Le Mans – a competitor in the 1938 Le Mans, and our 1948 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport Coupe.

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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