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February 2019

2019 Philly Auto Show

February 2 - February 10
Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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$7 – $15

The Philadelphia Auto Show returns to the Pennsylvania Convention Center for 9 days, February 2-10, 2019. With hundreds of new vehicles on display, plus classics, exotics and more, we have something for everyone!

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The Country Club Crowd

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, 6825-31 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153 United States
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Pre-war automobiles had a lot to be desired and required a lot of maintenance and technical know how to operate effectively. When you consider that sports racing cars had all the same problems, only magnified it makes you wonder… Who were the people who bought these cars? How did they even come to find out about them? Discover that and more as we delve into those questions and at “The Country Club Crowd – Advertising the American Sporting Car” Featuring…

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100 Years of Bentley

February 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, 6825-31 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153 United States
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$8 – $12

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum will once again host the “Best of Britain” event from Feb 16th through March 3rd, 2019.  This year we will be celebrating the centennial of Bentley Motors Limited founded by W.O Bentley in Cricklewood, North London in 1919. Bentley became widely known as a builder of premium luxury cars and has held that position for the last century, not to mention their legacy of racing heritage earned by winning the 24 Hours of LeMans in 1924, 1927-1930 and again…

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Great Britain – Land of Sports Cars

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, 6825-31 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153 United States
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Great Britain is responsible for some of the greatest cars the world has ever seen. Featuring the following Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum collection cars: 1938 Jaguar 3.5 Litre SS 100 1933 Squire Roadster 1921 Vauxhall 30/98E Velox Tourer 1934 MG K3 Magnette 1936 Aston Martin Le Mans Demo Day events typically stay true to the following schedule: 10:00 – Doors open 11:15 to 11:45 – Scrutineering technical learning session 12:00 to 12:30 – Demo Day discussion, Q and A with Dr. Simeone 12:30…

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March 2019

Philly Model Car Show II

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, 6825-31 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153 United States
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$8 – $12

The Philadelphia Area Car Modelers are back at the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum for their 2nd NNL Model Car Show. This year's theme is "Welcome to Woodstock! - It's all about VW's Man!" The sub-theme is "British Invasion" Admission is $12.00 and all proceeds benefit the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum's educational initiatives.

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So Cal – Sports Car Racing in California

March 9 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, 6825-31 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153 United States
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$8 – $12

Sports Car Racing in California! Featuring the following Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum collection cars: 1954 Ferrari 375MM Pinin Farina Spider1956 Maserati 300S1958 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe Demo Day events typically stay true to the following schedule: 10:00 – Doors open11:15 to 11:45 – Scrutineering technical learning session12:00 to 12:30 – Demo Day discussion, Q and A with Dr. Simeone12:30 to 1:00 – Driving demonstration with featured automobiles1:00 to 2:00 – Visitors are able to inspect and photograph Demo Day cars while…

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The Winner’s Circle – Becoming A Champion

March 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, 6825-31 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153 United States
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$8 – $12

Featuring the following Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum collection cars: 1927 Mercedes Benz S-Type Sportwagen1936 Bugatti Type 57G Tank1952 Cunningham C-4R Roadster1958 Aston Martin DBR11938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B MM Spider Demo Day events typically stay true to the following schedule: 10:00 – Doors open11:15 to 11:45 – Scrutineering technical learning session12:00 to 12:30 – Demo Day discussion, Q and A with Dr. Simeone12:30 to 1:00 – Driving demonstration with featured automobiles1:00 to 2:00 – Visitors are able to inspect and photograph Demo Day cars while…

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

March 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, 6825-31 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153 United States
$8 – $12

Please join us from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm on March 30, 2019 for a special showing of the vehicle and a presentation The Tucker: Insight from the Tucker Family, Owners and Preservationists. America was captivated by Preston Thomas Tucker. It was June of 1947 and Tucker had just unveiled his “Car of Tomorrow,” the Tucker 48. Correspondence was pouring in by the truckload to the Tucker factory in Chicago from people trying to find out how they could get their hands…

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April 2019

Kimber Festival 2019

April 12 @ 8:00 am - April 16 @ 6:00 pm
Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, 6825-31 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153 United States

The Kimber Festival brings together enthusiasts who have a keen interest in M.G. history. Organized as an academic conference, the program consists of presentations about all M.G.s with topics that may include design and production, technical discussions, competitors and competitions and more. You do not need to be a NEMGTR member to present or attend. All MG enthusiasts are welcome! The registration desk for the Kimber Festival will open at 1:00 p.m. Friday at the Simeone Museum. You will be…

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MONZA 1000 km – Fast (and very Dangerous)

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, 6825-31 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153 United States
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$8 – $12

Featuring the following Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum collection automobiles 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza 1956 Jaguar D-Type 1956 Maserati 300S 1956 Ferrari-Bardal Roadster Demo Day events typically stay true to the following schedule 10:00 – Doors open 11:15 to 11:45 – Scrutineering technical learning session 12:00 to 12:30 – Demo Day discussion, Q and A with Dr. Simeone 12:30 to 1:00 – Driving demonstration with featured automobiles 1:00 to 2:00 – Visitors are able to inspect and photograph Demo Day cars while engaging with…

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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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