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Racing Solutions for 1954

Museum Event
Racing Solutions for 1954
July 27, 2013
Photos by
Andrew Taylor

The 1955 Mercedes-Benz Gullwing 300SL, 1953 C-Type Jaguar, 1953 Cunningham C4R, and the 1954 Ferrari 375 MM were examined. Less than a decade after the end of one of the most devastating wars in history, automotive manufacturers produced racing sports cars that, today, are classics. Dr. Simeone looked at an example from each major country involved in endurance racing and pointed out what made each one great.

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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