Attention all Corvette fans: Mark your calendars for October 21-22, 2016. The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is excited to once again welcome Corvette Racing Program Manager Doug Fehan, and 2-time Le Mans winning driver Tommy Milner for a 2-day celebration dedicated to Corvette Racing. Under Doug’s leadership, Corvette Racing has earned nearly 100 race victories, 10 team championships, 9 driver championships and 8 victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans since 1999.
The 2015 edition was a smashing success with rave reviews from all in attendance, and this event has quickly become a must-attend event for all East Coast Corvette enthusiasts. We have a great dinner event, meet & greet, Demo Day, memorabilia auction, Grand Sport ride-a-long, autograph session and much more.
Friday 10/21 events & schedule:
The weekend kicks off at 6:30 PM with a Corvette Racing Party with Doug and Tommy. The duo will recap the 2016 Corvette Racing season during a buffet dinner which will start at 7:00pm. The evening will close with an autograph session. Friday tickets are $60 for General Admission, and $50 for Simeone Museum members, both of which include an open bar with beer and wine. Purchase of a Friday ticket also includes free admission to Saturday’s events, including Demo Day.
Please note that tickets for Friday’s dinner event must be purchased in advance, and walk-up tickets are not available. Ticket sales for the dinner end on Wednesday 10/19 at 12:00 noon.
6:30 Reception with Doug Fehan and Tommy Milner
7:00 Buffet Dinner
9:30 Autograph Session
6:30 – 9:30 Auction item preview (items TBD)
Saturday 10/22 events & schedule:
On Saturday, the Simeone Museum’s 1963 Corvette Grand Sport #GS002 will roar to life at 12:00 noon for a driving demonstration during the Museum’s famous “Demo Day” program. Doug and Tommy will return to to host an auction of Corvette Racing memorabilia to benefit the Simeone Foundation and to share stories about the history of Corvette Racing and their own racing careers. General Admission tickets are $12 for Saturday.
Grand Sport Ride-along Raffle:
On Saturday we will have a raffle for the chance to win a ride in our 1963 Grand Sport Coupe. Tickets are $20 each and go on sale Saturday at 10:00 am. All tickets must be purchased in person. The winner will be selected and will take his/her ride during the Demo Day. Bring earplugs just in case you win – this is the loudest car in the entire museum collection!
10:00 AM Grand Sport Ride-Along raffle begins
12:00 PM Demo Day with 1963 Corvette Grand Sport #GS002
Grand Sport Ride-Along drawing
12:30 Corvette Racing Memorabilia Auction (items TBD)
1:30 Doug and Tommy Presentation and Autograph Session
4:00 Simeone Museum closes
When & Where
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 65 historically significant cars including Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, Bugatti, Mercedes, Jaguar, Bentley, Porsche, Aston Martin, Corvette, Ford and more.
We are open Tuesday through Sunday for General Admission and there is always something new and exciting happening here. We offer many different types of events including our world famous Demo Days, Special Events, Special Exhibits and more. The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum is a 501(c)3 nonprofit institution.
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