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The Man, the Legend: Carroll Shelby Dies at 89

Racing and performance car legend Carroll Shelby died today at the age of 89. Although the cause of death is not immediately known, Shelby had been hospitalized for unknown reasons for more than a month, and he had a long history of heart problems, including a heat transplant in 1990. Shelby is survived by Patrick, [...]
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Carroll Shelby, Automotive Legend, Dead At 89 [Carroll Shelby]

Vehicles / Cars : Jalopnik (3 years ago)

Before reality TV, and even still to a very large degree now, the best known name associated with performance cars to the average person is Carroll Shelby, and with good reason. Shelby has been considered a legend in the field for d... Read Post

Carroll Shelby, Ford performance legend, dies

Vehicles / Cars : Hemmings.com (3 years ago)

Photo courtesy Ford Media Less than a month after he took to Facebook to dispel rumors about his impending death, Ford performance legend Carroll Shelby has died. He was 89. According to a press release sent out Friday afternoon, Sh... Read Post

Automotive Legend Carroll Shelby Passes Away At 89

Vehicles / Cars : The Motor Report (3 years ago)

Racing legend and engineer Carroll Shelby has died in a Dallas hospital, aged 89. Shelby got his start in the fast car business at the conclusion of World War II. Having served in the US Army Air Corps as a test pilot and instructor... Read Post


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