The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is now open. Click here to for information related to our opening.

2018 Finish Line Controversy Demo Day

40733700461 93049c7f5c h
Museum Event
2018 Finish Line Controversy Demo Day
March 10, 2018
Photos by
Andrew Taylor

In 1966, for the first time ever, an American car company won the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The Ford GT40 dominated the competition and took home the championship. One of the greatest days in American racing history became one of the most controversial. A difference of eight meters would change the history books and become a day that racing legends Carroll Shelby, Ken Miles, and Bruce McLaren would never forget. The controversy as to who ultimately won this epic battle was discussed.

Reopening Information
Please review our new opening policies if you are going to be visiting the Simeone Museum