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Carroll Shelby: I’m Not Dead!

Auto enthusiast sites have been buzzing for some time now over Carroll Shelby and his health. Shelby, born in 1923 in Texas, has an illustrious career in car racing and design. He is most well known for the original Cobra, a small British AC Ace sports car with a huge American V-8 engine that was [...]
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Carroll Shelby’s first race car, a 1949 MG TC, heads back to auction

Vehicles / Cars : (4 months ago)

1949 MG TC, the first car road raced by Carroll Shelby. Photos courtesy Barrett-Jackson. Before Texan Carroll Shelby built the Shelby Cobra or helped Ford to defeat Ferrari at Le Mans (and Sebring and Daytona, for those keeping scor... Read Post

The Shelby Cobra Turns 50

Vehicles / Cars : Motor Authority (3 years ago)

In 1962, a new sports car with a British body and an American V-8 engine appeared at the New York Auto Show. Built under the vision of Carroll Shelby, a Texas chicken farmer and racer, few could have envisioned that the Shelby Cobra... Read Post

Wide Open Throttle Episode 17: Remembering Racing Legend and Cobra Creator Carroll Shelby

Vehicles / Cars : Blog (3 years ago)

Carroll Shelby, creator of popular sports cars like the Cobra, GT350, and most recently, the GT500, passed away last Thursday at the age of 89. Perhaps best known for taking an AC Motors Ace chassis and dropping a small block Ford V... Read Post

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