2019 The Tucker: Insight from the Tucker Family, Owners, and Preservationists

2019 The Tucker  Insight from the Tucker Family Owners and Preservationists
Museum Event
2019 The Tucker: Insight from the Tucker Family, Owners, and Preservationists
March 30, 2019
Photos by
Andrew Taylor

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum hosted a very special lecture and driving demonstration featuring the 1948 Tucker 48, #1044. The lecture featured Preston Tucker’s grandsons, Mike and Sean, who spoke about both the car, its history, and their grandfather. Also on hand were the cars past and present owners, Mark Lieberman and Howard Kroplick who spoke about the life and legacy of Preston Tucker. Rob Ida, who was behind the immaculate restoration of #1044 also spoke of its restoration story. Special thanks also go out to John Tucker Jr, and Russ Montebello. The Lecture concluded with Q and A session followed by a very rare driving demonstration of the 1948 Tucker 48, #1044.

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6825 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153
Tuesday – Friday 10AM through 6PM
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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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