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The Simone celebrates British machines racing for the win

A look at upcoming presentations and exhibits at the Simeone Foundation Automobile Museum.

Jaguar at Le Mans: Dominating the Competition!

Saturday, February 11 – 12:00 PM -2:30 PM

The Simeone Foundation Automobile Museum will present “Jaguar at Le Mans: Dominating the Competition!” – a Demo Day event celebrating the legendary racing marque’s dominance at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in the 1950s. This event will give visitors a unique opportunity to experience the thrill and excitement of Jaguar’s legendary racing heritage. Witness some of Jaguar’s most iconic race cars from the 1950s, including the highly acclaimed C and D-Type models. These historic vehicles will be put through their paces in a dynamic demonstration on the museum’s 3-acre “track”, giving our guests a small glimpse as to what it was like to be at Le Mans.

In addition to the thrilling on-site demonstrations, visitors will also have the opportunity to learn from our team of racing experts and enthusiasts who will share their insights and knowledge about Jaguar’s achievements at Le Mans with a one-of-a-kind presentation complete with rare and historic photos taken straight from the Simeone Library Archives.

Featured exhibition cars will include.

• 1953 Jaguar XK120 FHC
• 1953 Jaguar C-Type
• 1956 Jaguar D-Type

For tickets, a schedule of events, and more information visit the link below.

2023 Best of Britain Celebrating 100 Years of MG

Updated Schedule – February 11 through February 19

The Simeone Foundation Automobile Museum will present “Celebrating 100 Years of MG Cars,” an exciting event to commemorate the centenary of the MG brand. This event will take place from Saturday, February 11th and run through Sunday, February 19th and will feature a special display of MG cars from the past 100 years. Guests will have the opportunity to explore the history of the MG brand and see over two dozen of the most iconic models from the past century. Make plans to take this unique opportunity to celebrate the legacy of MG and explore the history of this storied and classic brand.

Click the link below to see the participating cars.

A History of the MG

Saturday, February 11 – 11:15 AM -12:00 PM

Before kicking off  Jaguar at Le Mans: Dominating the Competition! Demo Day, the Simeone invites you to be a part of the celebration as we open this year’s Best of Britain exhibition with a special talk and presentation by Jonathan Stein beginning promptly at 11:15 AM.

Rev your engines and join them for a thrilling journey through the history of MG cars in America. Celebrate 100 years of the “sacred octagon” with us as we delve into the rich legacy of this classic British automaker. From its roots in the 1920s to its resurgence in popularity today, this presentation is a must-see for anyone who loves classic cars, British history, and automotive engineering. Don’t miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the story of one of the world’s most beloved car brands. Purchase your tickets now so you can be a part of the action!

Celebrate the 24 Hours of Le Mans at the 24 Hours of the Simeone!

9 AM Saturday, June 10 – 4 PM Sunday, June 11

On June 10th and June 11th experience the thrill of a lifetime as you join the Simeone Museum in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the world’s greatest endurance race of Le Mans! They are actively looking for historic cars that raced in this legendary event to take part in what we expect to be over 24 hours of programming! Feel the roar of these legendary cars as they hit the road once again, and witness racing history come to life! Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of something truly special. If you have a car that raced Le Mans and want to take part in the fun, please send them your information and a great photo using the link below.

FAS Foundation, Inc.
6825 Norwitch Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19153

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