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Hollywood history plays role in Russo and Steele Scottsdale success

Lee Marvin's 1968 Shelby GT 500KR sold for $150,000.

The 14th annual Russo and Steele Scottsdale auction opened on Jan. 15 to magnificent weather and record attendance. As always, the collection was as diverse and eclectic as some of the attendees, this writer included. At a glance, the top … More »

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Rev up the spirit of giving by joining Carroll Shelby charity drive

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The Carroll Shelby Foundation has launched a campaign to benefit kids nationwide with a combination of local grassroots events and a fundraiser centered on a collectible Shelby Christmas tree ornament. More »

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1967 Shelby GT500: Rare muscle car joins Texas concours

This 1967 Shelby GT500 convertible originally assigned to Carroll Shelby will appear May 5 at the Concours d’Elegance of Texas.

Organizers of the second annual Concours d’Elegance of Texas have confirmed that the only big-block GT convertible ever built by Shelby American Inc. in 1967, will be part of this year’s show field May 5 at La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa. More »

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Letter Perfect: New stamps flex their ‘Muscle’

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Need an excuse to mail a letter? The new Muscle Cars postage stamps to go on sale Friday, Feb. 22, celebrate an exciting era in American automotive history. More »

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Car of the Week: 1967 Shelby Mustang G.T. 500

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Some kids ask for ponies and Hot Wheels cars as kids. As a child, Jane Marshall of Belgium, Wis., asked her father for a 1967 Shelby Mustang. More »

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Wounded Warriors Mustang hits the road for High Five Tour

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OMAHA, Neb. — Wounded Warriors Family Support has hit the road this summer for its nearly two-month-long High Five Tour 2012 (East). During the third annual High Five Tour, the Wounded Warriors Family Support 2012 Shelby Mustang GT-500 “Super Snake” … More »

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Shelby Snake Pit takes on a life of its own

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

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 »

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Carroll Shelby tribute celebration to be global

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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 … More »

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Cars of Carroll Shelby to recall the legend at Petersen Automotive Museum

Nine Shelby automobiles will be displayed at the Petersen Automotive Museum May 30 through June 3 in honor of their creator Carroll Shelby. Those cars include the prototype Cobra CSX2000, the first production Cobra CSX2001, a Cobra Daytona Coupe, a … More »

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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 … More »

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