Born in 1916 in Barnesville, Georgia, Louis Smith raced from 1945 to 1956 with 38 victories. She was the first woman to race on Daytona Beach and helped Bill France Sr. promote the early NASCAR races. In 1999, they inducted Smith into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame.
This is a replica of the car which was campaigned by “the first lady of racing”, Louise Smith.
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.