This Demo Day celebrated the thousand-mile Mille Miglia endurance race that was held twenty-four times in Italy. Dr. Simeone discussed the history of the race and the cars that raced in it.;Featured cars from the collection were the 1924 Lancia Lambda, the 1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Monza that finished in 2nd place at the Mille Miglia, the 1937 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 A that finished in 2nd place, the 1938 Alfa Romeo 2900 B MM that finished in 1st place, and the 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing Coupe.
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.