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2017 Demo Day: 1954 Le Mans 24 Hour Recreation

Museum Event
2017 Demo Day: 1954 Le Mans 24 Hour Recreation
June 10, 2017
Photos by
Andrew Taylor

The infamous 1954 Le Mans 24 Hour race was recreated in 24 minutes at this Demo Day Event. With more twists and turns than the actual track, this epic race inspired generations of drivers. Five cars from the collection were featured, but only one took home the checkered flag. The featured cars were the 1954 Ferrari 375 MM, the 1956 Jaguar D-Type, the 1952 Cunningham C4-R, the 1954 Austin Healey 100-4 BN1, and the 1948 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport Coupe.

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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