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2021 The European Rally Demo Day

Museum Event
European Rally Demo Day
Date
July 24, 2021
Photos by
Andrew Taylor

For many people, motor sports racing consists solely of track or off-road competition in which highly trained drivers take the wheel behind high-priced machines, and take high risks for even higher stakes. In most scenarios, speed is king, and the winner is the first person across the line…period. However, this isn’t always the case, and there is a very important part of motor racing that focuses exclusively on precision, and in which math, and the help of a good co-pilot could mean the difference between victory and defeat.

The European Rally – Time, Speed, and Distance, Demo Day took a closer look at the phenomena of the European Rally and examined the factors that made it one of the most challenging and cerebral competitions in racing today.

The featured Cars included the 1938 Jaguar 3.5 Litre SS 100, the 1948 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport Coupe, and the 1954 Austin-Healey 100-4 BN1.

Photos by Andrew Taylor

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6825 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153
215-365-7233
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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