NNL Philadelphia #1 - Show
The inaugural NNL Philadelphia. A model car event to help support the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum. Presented by the Philadelphia Area Car Modelers. (PACM)
NNL Philadelphia #1 - 2018: Pre-Show photos.
The Philly Boyz' (PACM) first attempt at an NNL model car show. This show was put on to help support the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum. This album shows the museum space and some of the lead-up to the event.
Crank Starting the ancient ones: A 1907 Renault Racer, a 1909 American Underslung, a 1912 Hudson Mile-a-Minute Roadster, a 1915 Packard 3-38 Roadster, a 1916 Oakland Roadster, and a 1913 Mercer Raceabout.
A discussion and book signing with folks who worked for the legendary Ford skunk works facility.
A discussion on photographing cars from both the technical and artistic points of view.
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.