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Debuts and anniversaries showcased at 2014 The Quail

Story by Ultimatecarpage.com. First organized in 2003, The Quail, a Motorsports Gathering, has been one of the leading events on the Monterey Peninsula during the classic car week from the start. A major contributor to the success of the event is the unique formula offering a combination of fantastic cars and fine cuisine. At this year's 12th edition, 'The Quail' celebrated...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Aston Martin Joins Project Cars!

Aston Martin coming to Project CARS! Slightly Mad Studios, the devs heading up one of this gens upcoming hit racing titles, has announced a spectacular new addition to the lineup of vehicles in Project CARS, as Aston Martin joins.The game will feature seven Aston Martin models, including some of the company’s most iconic and successful race cars from more than 50 years of on...
Via Geeks and Cleats
24 days ago  |  Discuss

SHELBY AMERICAN TO ROLL SERIAL #1 BARRETT-JACKSON EDITION SHELBY GT ACROSS RENO BLOCK

 Shelby American, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International, Inc. (CSBI:PK), will auction serial #1 of the Barrett-Jackson Edition Shelby GT at this years Barrett-Jackson Reno-Tahoe auction, taking place from July 31 Aug 2 in Reno, Nevada. The convertible muscle car, clad in black with red stripes, is slated to be sold before an international audience on Aug...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

First Practice Times: Aaron’s 312

Pos # Driver Team Time Behind 1 6 Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Ford 50.300 Leader 2 60 Chris Buescher Roush Performance Parts Ford 50.302 -0.002 3 16 Ryan Reed ADADrivetoStopDiabetesPresbyLillyDiab. Ford 50.303 -0.003 4 42 Kyle Larson Cartwheel Chevrolet 50.368 -0.068 5 98 David Ragan Carroll Shelby Engine Co Ford 50.451[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rising Star Ryan Gifford Returns to NASCAR Nationwide Series with Biagi-DenBeste Racing at Iowa Speedway

NASCAR Drive for Diversity and NASCAR Next driver Ryan Gifford returns to the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) May race at Iowa Speedway with Biagi-DenBeste Racing after securing a ninth-place finish in his national series debut last August. Gifford will pilot the No. 98 Carroll Shelby Engine Co. Ford on May 18 and June 27 at Kentucky Speedway with the mikeroweWORKS Foundation.  ...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Tom Cruise ‘Go Like Hell’?

A must on any motorsport fan’s reading list is A.J. Baime’s book “Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari, and their Battle For Speed and Glory at Le Mans”. The book covers the epic battle between Ford and Ferrari at Le Mans in 1966 with the advent of the Carroll Shelby-designed Ford GT 40. The book is an absolute page-turner and unpacks the tale of how Henry Ford II and Lee Iacocca...
Via Formula 1 Blog
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Shelby's family in burial dispute

Celebrated auto designer and race car driver Carroll Shelby's family is fighting over custody of his body more than a month after his death. Shelby died May 10 in a Dallas hospital. But his body remains in a Dallas County morgue as his wife and children fight in court about burial plans. Shelby's children say in court documents filed in Texas that the 89-year-old Shelby...
Via Fox Sports
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Shelby's family in burial dispute

Celebrated auto designer and race car driver Carroll Shelby's family is fighting over custody of his body more than a month after his death.
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June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Auto designer Shelby's family in burial dispute

Celebrated auto designer and race car driver Carroll Shelby's family is fighting over custody of his body more than a month after his death. Shelby died May 10 in a Dallas hospital. But his body remains in a Dallas County morgue as his wife and children fight in court about burial plans. Shelby's children say in court documents filed in Texas that the 89-year-old Shelby...
Via AP on Fox
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Auto designer Carroll Shelby was a chili king, too

Many thousands of words have been written since auto designer Carroll Shelby's recent death at the age of 89. Most of them documented his championship driving days, the Shelby Cobra he designed, his innovative run through the auto industry, his fundraising endeavors and his determination to keep going strong even after a heart transplant more than 20 years ago. But to me, there...
Via AP on Fox
May 30, 2012  |  Discuss

CUP: NASCAR Stars Mourn Loss Of Shelby

Carroll Shelby had many friends and fans in NASCAR...
Via Speed Network
May 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Car designer Carroll Shelby, 89, dies

Carroll Shelby, the legendary car designer and champion auto racer who built the fabled Shelby Cobra sports car and injected testosterone into Ford's Mustang and Chrysler's Viper, has died. He was 89.
Via FOXSports.com
May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Car designer Carroll Shelby, 89, dies

Carroll Shelby, the legendary auto racer and car designer who built the fabled Shelby Cobra sports car and injected testosterone into Ford's Mustang and Chrysler's Viper, has died. He was 89. Shelby's company, Carroll Shelby International, said Friday that Shelby died a day earlier at a Dallas hospital. He had received a heart transplant in 1990 and a kidney transplant...
Via AP on Fox
May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Ford Gets Le Mans Trophy Back 45 Years Later

All the way back in 1967 the Shelby-Ford racing team won its second (of ultimately four-straight) championship at the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans race. I too was shocked to learn that they had cars all the way back in such ancient historical times. The 1967 team stands out from the other Shelby-Ford winners because it was (and remains) the only all-American team to ever win...
Via The Slanch Report
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Missing Ford Racing Trophy Won By A.J. Foyt Returned After 45-Years

  DEARBORN, Mich. Feb. 9, 2012. – A trophy from one of Ford Motor Company’s greatest racing triumphs has just returned home in time to help celebrate the 45th anniversary of Ford Racing's 1967 victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The victory that day was piloted by the All-American team of Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt in a car prepared by Carroll Shelby and his Shelby-American...
Via Captain Thunder Racing
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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