Simeone Museum Wins “International Automotive Museum of the Year” by Octane

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia – a collection of 65 rare and significant racing sports cars – has been selected as 2017 “Museum of the Year” by the Octane Awards (formerly known as the International Historic Motoring Awards) for an unprecedented second time. The museum previously won the inaugural award in 2011, and also has been awarded the organization’s “Car of the Year,” and “Book of the Year.”

The judging panel includes such noted figures as TV host Jay Leno, vintage car racer and Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason, Collier Collection curator L. Scott George, five times Le Mans winner Derek Bell, and noted collector Corrado Lopresto, among others.

The Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum in Philadelphia contains over sixty of the rarest sports racing cars ever produced

via Simeone Museum Wins Prestigious “International Automotive Museum of the Year” for Second Time — Motor Sports Newswire

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