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Thruxtonbill
05-11-2012, 05:53 PM
RIP Carroll.

http://msn.foxsports.com/motor/story/Carroll-Shelby-dies-race-car-designer-cobra-age-89-051112/

sprink
05-11-2012, 06:08 PM
He made the most out of everything he did. He had a heart transplant like 20 years ago. He and Mickey Thompson did SOOO much for racing in USA.

Gas Man
05-12-2012, 03:15 AM
What a great loss. RIP

Gas Man
05-19-2012, 01:43 PM
Velocity presents the world premiere mini-series KING OF THE ROAD: CARROLL SHELBY, debuting Sunday May 20th at 8:00 PM (ET/PT).

Part I – World Premiere Sunday May 20th at 8:00 PM
The exploits of the hard charging Texas farmer turned racer are explored. From his humble early stages, Carroll Shelby takes on and conquers the world of international sports car racing at Le Mans and builds the most iconic American sports car, the Cobra.Part II – World Premiere Sunday May 20th at 9:00 PM
Carroll Shelby teams with Ford Motor Company in 1965 and transforms the Mustang into a true race car; the GT 350. Four decades after the original GT 350, Shelby builds a new GT 350 with Ford’s latest Mustang.
Part III – World Premiere Sunday May 20th at 10:00 PM
Borrowing the concept from his original Shelby Mustang GT 500 of the 1960′s, Shelby and Ford build a boulevard brute with Ford’s new big block Mustang. Shelby American transforms the new Shelby Mustang GT 500 into the world’s fastest production Mustang.