People's Choice - 2017
The annual Demo Day where the cars are chosen by a vote of the museum's patrons. This year's winners were the Cobra Daytona Coupe, The GT40 MKII, and the Porche 917LH
Shelby: The Trans-Am Years
A lecture with Chuck Cantwell. Discussing the Trans-Am years and the GT350R.
Spirit of Competition Award Dinner
This year's recipient: Derek Bell - 5x 24h of LeMans winner, 3x 24h of Daytona winner, and 2x Champion of the World Sportscar Championship.
David vs Goliath
Small cars and cars from small manufacturers that took on, and beat the Big Guys.
Holly Farms '63 Impala
Junior Johnson's 1963 NASCAR SS Impala; Sponsored by Holly Farms. Using a Revell 2-n-1 kit, a/m decals from Mike's Decals, and parts from Plastic Performance Products.
52 Cunningham C-4R
Using a Fisher Model & Pattern resin kit to re-create chassis #5217 that is part of the Simeone Museum collection. Chassis #5217 took a class win at the 24 hours of LeMans in 1954
'67 Ford GT40 MKIV
This GT40, chassis #J8, driven by Lloyd Ruby and Denny Hulme set the fastest speed on the Mulsanne Straight, at over 224 mph...and then promptly stuck it in the sand trap at the Mulsanne kink. Effectively ending their race. It is in the most original condition of all the MKIVs that competed that year. It was prepped for the race by Holman & Moody of NASCAR fame.
Phila. Modifiers - Yesteryear Drags - 2017
The Philadelphia Modifiers Street Rod club Spring fling @ Atco Dragway.
NNL East XXXI - 2017
This year's themes: In God we Rust (weathered vehicles) and Hot Rods from Hell (Post-Apocalypse vehicles)