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2019 The Fairmount Park Races Demo Day

Fairmount Park Demo Day
Museum Event
2019 – The Fairmount Park Races Demo Day
Date
April 27, 2019
Photos by
Andrew Taylor

Some of the greatest road races of the early 20th Century were held at Fairmount Park in our hometown Philadelphia. From 1908 -1911, Fairmount Park hosted the Quaker City Motor Club 200-Mile Race, with the distinguished winner receiving the Founders’ Week Cup. This Demo Day honored Philly’s contribution to the early days of racing. 

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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