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Carroll Shelby; 1964 production Cobra and Cobra race car. Photo: Ford Motor Company

Shelby Snake Pit takes on a life of its own

See display at June 17 EyesOn Design car show DETROIT – AutoWeek called him a “chicken farmer, hell-raiser, race car driver, entrepreneur, American icon and truly, the most interesting man in the world.” Carroll Shelby was all of these and more and when he died last month, he left behind a lasting legacy of...

Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles

SEMA ACTION NETWORK UPDATE Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles Michigan, the birthplace to many of the collector cars we cherish, has introduced legislation (S.B. 1146) that would amend the state’s current law governing historic motor vehicles to permit their unlimited use as “exhibition” vehicles the entire month of August each...

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Carroll Shelby tribute celebration to be global

Webcast and “Rev Your Shelby” salute to reach Shelby admirers worldwide LOS ANGELES –  Shelby American, Inc., a division of Carroll Shelby International, and the Carroll Shelby Foundation, have announced that the Carroll Shelby Tribute Celebration, being held at 6 p.m. PDT/8 p.m. CST on Wednesday, May 30, at the Petersen Automotive Museum, will...

GOOD-BYE CARROLL SHELBY – YOU’LL BE MISSED

Meeting people like “Ol’ Shel” was one advantage to working at Old Cars Weekly for three decades. He and I weren’t drinking buddies — or even chili eating buddies — but it was Shelby’s chili that may have started his association with OCW. At the time, Chris Halla was one of the editors there...