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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 association with OCW. At the time, Chris Halla was one of the editors there...

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Legendary entrepreneur Carroll Shelby passes away

LOS ANGELES – Carroll Shelby International Inc. announced today that Carroll Hall Shelby, a man whose vision for performance transformed the automobile industry, has died at age 89.  Mr. Shelby passed away May 10, 2012, at Baylor Hospital in Dallas. The cause of death was not disclosed. Born on Jan. 11, 1923, Carroll Shelby...

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Boca Raton to auction five 50th Anniversary Shelbys

BOCA RATON, Fla. – The sixth annual Boca Raton Concours d’ Elegance presented by Mercedes-Benz will auction five limited-edition 50th Anniversary Shelby vehicles and first-delivery in the United States exotic cars during a live auction on Feb. 25 at the Black-Tie Optional Gala held at the Boca Raton Resort & Club in Boca Raton....

The Forge Classic ready to flex some muscle

Hundreds of Classic and muscle cars,  and many major collectors, restorers and vendors will be present at The Forge Classic on Sept. 9-10 in Sevierville, Tenn. The event, now held at Sevierville Bridgemont Events Center, will feature the Mustang Extravaganza, the Talladega Cyclone reunion, a Gran Torino gathering and a heavier Ford contingency this...

1966 Shelby Mustang uncovered in storage unit

Yup, they are still out there. According to this CNN story, a man charged with removing the contents of a storage unit whose renter had allowed to go into default uncovered a very rare 1966 Shelby GT-350 and immediately shipped it off to auction. While some of the general facts regarding Shelbys are incorrect...