Carroll Shelby, 89, Of Shelby Cobra Fame, Dead

Decades after a heart condition forced him to retire from racing, Carroll Shelby still loved to drive muscle cars. Well into his 80s, the legendary car designer spent hours testing his last Mustang Shelby GT500, which sets a new record for horsepower and hits a top speed of more than 200 miles per hour.

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  • Automotive Legend and American Icon Carroll Shelby Inducted into SCCA Hall of Fame
    In 49 SCCA National Championship Runoffs, 35 drivers have won in a Mustang or Shelby Cobra. "Carroll Shelby's racing fame began with his domination of SCCA, winning a national championship as a driver during the 1950s," said SCCA President Dahnert.
    03/26/2013 - 1:20 am | View Link
  • Legendary race driver and Shelby Cobra sports car designer Carroll Shelby dies at age 89
    DALLAS - Carroll Shelby, the legendary auto racer and car designer who built the fabled Shelby Cobra sports car and injected testosterone ... The 1992 inductee into the Automobile Hall of Fame had homes in Los Angeles and his native east Texas.
    05/14/2012 - 12:59 am | View Link
  • Carroll Shelby, 89, of Shelby Cobra fame, dead
    DALLAS -- Decades after a heart condition forced him to retire from racing, Carroll Shelby still loved to drive muscle cars. Well into his 80s, the legendary car designer spent hours testing his last Mustang Shelby GT500, which sets a new record for ...
    05/13/2012 - 11:02 pm | View Link
  • Carroll Shelby: The Life of a Legend
    The name Carroll Shelby may not be quite as familiar to new automotive ... Mr. Shelby was inducted into the International Motor Sports Hall of Fame. Modern Era Shelby Cars: Cobra CSX4000 and Series 1 Debut In 1995, Shelby kept his Cobra continuation ...
    05/12/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Legendary car designer and racer Carroll Shelby dies aged 89 after FIVE DECADES at the top of motorsport
    Carroll Shelby, the legendary auto racer and car designer who built the fabled Shelby Cobra sports car and injected testosterone ... The 1992 inductee into the Automobile Hall of Fame had homes in Los Angeles and his native east Texas.
    05/11/2012 - 1:18 pm | View Link
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  • BF Exclusive: 1965 Shelby GT350
    BF Exclusive: 1969 Shelby GT500 Ex-Drag Racer: 1966 Ford Mustang Carroll’s Legacy: 1967 Shelby GT500 1966 Shelby GT350: Unrestored Survivor?
    02/21/2017 - 9:30 am | View Website
  • Shelby Cobra 427 S/CTM
    Shelby Cobra 427 S/CTM Shelby Cobra 427 S/CTM Mit Carroll Shelby werden immer außergewöhnliche Straßenfahrzeuge mit fast unglaub-licher Leistung, einer sehr ...
    02/21/2017 - 8:04 am | View Website
  • All the cars that look like a 'Cobra' (even if they aren’t ...
    This isn’t a Cobra. Pretend this is an alternate reality where Carroll Shelby never came along, and instead, the Europeans had their way with the Ace over a few ...
    02/21/2017 - 7:35 am | View Website
  • MAD MEAT GENIUS: CARROLL SHELBY’S CHILI KIT
    Carroll Shelby of “A.C. Cobra and Ford Mustang’, fame had another passion besides racing. He was a world class chili competitor. He is one of the original ...
    02/20/2017 - 10:24 pm | View Website
  • R.I.P. CARROLL SHELBY
    Carroll Shelby was born on January 11, 1923 in Leesburg, Texas, to Warren Hall Shelby, a rural mail carrier, and his wife Eloise Lawrence Shelby.[2] Shelby suffered ...
    02/19/2017 - 4:27 pm | View Website
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