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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  • 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 pm | 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 ...
    05/14/2012 - 11:02 am | View Link
  • Carroll Shelby: Cobra Creator and American Racing Legend Dead at 89
    Next morning when I looked at the name ‘Cobra ... by Shelby out of his Las Vegas factory, and some by Ford. Befitting his status as a living legend, Shelby was showered with awards and accolades. He was inaugurated into the Automotive Hall of Fame ...
    05/12/2012 - 12:29 am | View Link
  • Legendary Auto Racer And Designer Carroll Shelby Is Dead At 89
    Shelby also received a kidney transplant in 1996 from his son, Michael. The 1992 inductee into the Automobile Hall of Fame had homes in Los Angeles ... "muscle cars" that eventually became the Shelby Cobra and the Mustang Shelby GT500.
    05/11/2012 - 5:50 pm | View Link
  • Carroll Shelby, creator of fabled Cobra, has died
    Shelby, the legendary race driver and Shelby Cobra sports car designer ... The 1992 inductee into the Automobile Hall of Fame had homes in Los Angeles and his native east Texas. The one-time chicken farmer had more than a half-dozen successful careers ...
    05/11/2012 - 4:24 pm | View Link
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