Carroll Shelby

Carroll Shelby

... record 264 Carroll Shelby Children's Fund/Heart Foundation 513, 516, 534
Carroll Shelby Engine Co. 533 Carroll Shelby Engineering 204 Carroll Shelby
Enterprises 229, 321, 504 Carroll Shelby International 529 Carroll Shelby's
Original ...

Author: Rinsey Mills

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 9780760370131

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 552

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Written with Carroll Shelby's full collaboration and with a foreword by Edsel B. Ford II, the great-grandson of Henry Ford, this is the definitive record of America's preeminent twentieth century sports car builder and racer—now available as an ebook. It was motoring author Rinsey Mills' passion for AC cars and motorsports history that led to his first meeting with Carroll Shelby. His suggestion that they should collaborate in order to create an accurate record of Shelby's life and achievements at first was rebuffed but later taken up with enthusiasm. This authorized biography is the result. Carroll Shelby: The Authorized Biography was a long time in the making, as Mills left no stone unturned in his quest to produce the complete study of Shelby's remarkable life. He carried out extensive research and conducted numerous interviews, fully capturing the narrative of Carroll Shelby within and outside of the automotive racing world, including his: Childhood in Texas Wartime service with the Army Air Force Postwar entrepreneurship Earliest race wins in 1952 Legendary 1959 victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans Monumental release of the first Cobra and the formation of Shelby American in 1962 Historical partnership with Ford that would last for decades Personal interests and travels Present-day legacy Fascinating photographs from Shelby's personal collection complete a book whose original hardcover edition was published mere weeks before his passing, making Carroll Shelby: The Authorized Biographya magnificent and lasting tribute to one of the greatest automotive figures of the twentieth century.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

Snake Bit Inside Carroll Shelby s Controversial Series 1 Sports Car

Snake Bit  Inside Carroll Shelby s Controversial Series 1 Sports Car

While Carroll had taken his hiatus from the car business , companies began
making replicas of the Cobra and selling them as “ Shelby Cobras . ” In fact , the
Shelby Cobra was the most copied car in the world , and Carroll wasn't making a
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Author: Eric Davison

Publisher:

ISBN: 1610591844

Category: Transportation

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What Carroll Shelby wanted was a 2,400-pound sports car sheathed in carbon fiber that was the fastest road car in the world. What he got was quite a different matter! The Series 1 was one of the most highly anticipated sports cars in living memory. It was a magazine cover story seven times and countless more articles were written about it. The car was eventually produced early in 2000-but it reached its owners well behind schedule, at a higher price, and in smaller numbers than first projected. The story of the Shelby Series 1 "is about everything that could possibly go wrong and then did." It's a drama of gigantic and aspiring egos, petty prerogatives, awesome talent, bureaucratic bungling, and brilliant engineering. Of the many cars Shelby created over his career, none was as controversial as the Series 1. Snake Bit - an apt description of what happened to anyone and everyone involved in the project - is required and captivating reading for the thousands of Carroll Shelby fans throughout the world.
Categories: Transportation

Carroll Shelby

Carroll Shelby

Even with Shelby gone, the Carroll Shelby Foundation lives on. Its mission is “
Dedicated to providing financial support for children and medical professionals to
help overcome life-threatening health issues worldwide and promoting
continuing ...

Author: Art Evans

Publisher: CarTech Inc

ISBN: 9781613253229

Category: Transportation

Page: 252

View: 686

Art Evans was a sports car racer in the 1950s on the West Coast who raced against, and became close friends with, Carroll Shelby. Their intense competition on the track became a lifelong friendship off the track. He and Shelby collaborated on many business projects over the years, including books, marketing projects, projects for the Shelby Foundation, and so on. In his later years, Shelby loved the books about his cars and similar topics, but his eyesight was failing to the point where he had difficulty reading, and really preferred the books that were heavy with photos. It was from that realization that Shelby and Evans decided to work on one last book together. They both combed through the Shelby archives and selected Shelby's favorite images from his racing career. That is almost the entirety of this book. It is packed with photos selected by Shelby himself, and the captions are quotes from Shelby's commentary on the action in the photo, as well as his memories. Unfortunately, Carroll Shelby passed away before the book was fully completed, but Evans, following Shelby's instructions, carried this final project through to completion. Filled with images that have never been seen in print, as well as images not published since the 1950s and 1960s, this final work from Shelby is a personally curated collection by the legend himself. If you are a sports car racing fan, Ford fan, Shelby fan, or any combination of the three, this book is a perfect addition to your automotive library.
Categories: Transportation

The Carroll Shelby Story

The Carroll Shelby Story

Author: Jane Mayer

Publisher: Graymalkin Media

ISBN: 9781631681929

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 395

View: 813

For six years, Ronald Reagan seemed invincible. But behind the glowing image of success was an administration courting disaster. In this spellbinding book, two top Washington reporters trace the origins of the Iran-contra affair and the unraveling of the Reagan presidency, taking us deep inside a white house that care more for stagecraft than statecraft and that mistook a landslide reelection for an unlimited mandate. Here is the startling illumination of power and personality, an explosive tale of a president’s unmaking—and a landmark book about the current state of the American presidency. “Many readers will savor Landslide simply for its high-level gossip. But the book has the far deeper value of exposing the ever-increasing discrepancy between substance and image in the American presidency.” –Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, The New York Times
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

The Cobra Story

The Cobra Story

Author: Carroll Shelby

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015021227643

Category: Cobra automobile

Page: 272

View: 212

Categories: Cobra automobile

The Carroll Shelby Story

The Carroll Shelby Story

With his foot on the pedal and his eyes on the prize, Carroll Shelby never looked back on his rocket-ride into greatness. Truly an autobiography in every sense, THE COBRA STORY will satisfy any reader with a need for speed.

Author: Carroll Shelby

Publisher: Graymalkin Media

ISBN: 1631682873

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

View: 667

Categories: Biography & Autobiography

The Last Shelby Cobra

The Last Shelby Cobra

Finally, the book describes their unfinished project, the Super Snake II Cobra, and the serendipitous circumstances that allowed to the author to acquire 'Daisy,' the last Shelby Cobra.

Author: Chris Theodore

Publisher: Veloce Publishing

ISBN: 1787117502

Category:

Page: 160

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Now in Paperback! Carroll Shelby, legendary driving ace, race team owner, and designer of Shelby Cobra, Daytona, and Mustang GT350 classics is revered by automotive enthusiasts, yet little has been written about the last quarter century of Carroll Shelby's life. During that time Chris Theodore, vice president at Chrysler and Ford, developed a close personal friendship with Carroll. The Last Shelby Cobra chronicles the development of the many vehicles they worked on together (Viper, Ford GT, Shelby Cobra Concept, Shelby GR1, Shelby GT500 and others). It is an insider's story about how Shelby came back to the Ford family, and the intrigue behind the five-year journey to get a Shelby badge on a Ford Production Vehicle. The author provides fresh insight and new stories into Shelby's larger-than-life personality, energy, interests and the many unpublished projects Carroll was involved with, up to his passing. Finally, the book describes their unfinished project, the Super Snake II Cobra, and the serendipitous circumstances that allowed to the author to acquire 'Daisy,' the last Shelby Cobra. To his many fans, Carroll Shelby was truly 'the most interesting man in the world.'
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Snake Bit

Snake Bit

What he got was quite a different matter! The Series 1 was one of the most highly anticipated sports cars in living memory. It was a magazine cover story seven times and countless more articles were written about it.

Author: Eric Davison

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 076031781X

Category: Transportation

Page: 256

View: 721

What Carroll Shelby wanted was a 2,400-pound sports car sheathed in carbon fiber that was the fastest road car in the world. What he got was quite a different matter! The Series 1 was one of the most highly anticipated sports cars in living memory. It was a magazine cover story seven times and countless more articles were written about it. The car was eventually produced early in 2000-but it reached its owners well behind schedule, at a higher price, and in smaller numbers than first projected. The story of the Shelby Series 1 "is about everything that could possibly go wrong and then did." It's a drama of gigantic and aspiring egos, petty prerogatives, awesome talent, bureaucratic bungling, and brilliant engineering. Of the many cars Shelby created over his career, none was as controversial as the Series 1. Snake Bit - an apt description of what happened to anyone and everyone involved in the project - is required and captivating reading for the thousands of Carroll Shelby fans throughout the world.
Categories: Transportation

Just Call Me Carroll

Just Call Me Carroll

"Motorsports Literature At Its Best"By William I. BrownI bought this book purely on a whim having little idea who Phil Henny was.

Author: Phil Louis Henny

Publisher:

ISBN: 9798675526925

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Page: 192

View: 456

"Motorsports Literature At Its Best"By William I. BrownI bought this book purely on a whim having little idea who Phil Henny was. It didn't take completion of the first chapter before I realized I'd hit a gold-mine in automotive literature. It represents some of the best value in overall content and packaging of any motorsports book I've read, and I've been collecting and reading books about sports car racing for over 40 years. There are scant few memoirs out there written by the men who turned the wrenches, and a number of these frankly have little of substance to say- not so with Henny's book. With unparalleled access to the world of the great Carroll Shelby, Phil presents an engaging look at an incredible era in racing. To his credit, he doesn't gloss over any aspect of what he saw, either within or outside of Shelby's organization. His comments about drivers are particularly insightful. In many respects, this is as good if not better than the vast majority of driver memoirs or books by leading authors in the field (on par with Eoin Young, Anthony Pritchard, Dave Friedman, etc). Phil's just-released companion work about the great Bob Bondurant should make a welcome addition to the Shelby story. I don't mean it lightly when I say this is an absolute "must have" book if you're remotely interested in sports car racing from the 1960s (follow the purchase of "Just Call Me Carroll" with Phil's book on Bondurant if you wish a more complete picture of Bondurant's contributions to Shelby's successes against the might of Ferrari).The author Phil HennyPhil was born in 1943, in the village of Montagny près d'Yverdon in the French speaking region of Switzerland. In 1966, he joined the Shelby American racing team as a mechanic, in time to work on the 1967 Le Mans winning Ford MK IV driven by Dan Gurney and A.J. Foyt. His stories of the American racing scene and particularly the Shelby era are fascinating. There are scant few memoirs out there written by the men who turned the wrenches, and a number of these frankly have little of substance to say- not so with Phil Henny's book. With unparalleled access to the world of the great Carroll Shelby, Phil presents an engaging look at an incredible era in racing. To his credit, he doesn't gloss over any aspect of what he saw, either within or outside of Shelby's organization. His comments about drivers are particularly insightful. Fascinating and strongly recommended. They are hard-to-find books not generally available in the conventional book trade. Phil lives in Portland Oregon U.S.A.
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Inside Shelby American

Inside Shelby American

"An account of sports-car builder and racing team Shelby-American through the eyes of John Morton, who worked his way up from shop janitor to team driver to launch a racing career spanning forty years"-Provided by publisher.

Author: John Morton

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 9780760343944

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 256

View: 489

"An account of sports-car builder and racing team Shelby-American through the eyes of John Morton, who worked his way up from shop janitor to team driver to launch a racing career spanning forty years"-Provided by publisher.
Categories: Sports & Recreation

Low Rider

Low Rider

The COBRA 427 S / C in aluminum , just as awesome as the masterpiece created
by Carroll Shelby ” some thirty years ago . " This unbelievable precision model of
my very own Cobra will blow you away ! " Carroll Shelby Ꮫ Photo credit ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UTEXAS:059172146209877

Category: Automobiles

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Categories: Automobiles

Daytona Cobra Coupes

Daytona Cobra Coupes

Author: Peter Brock

Publisher:

ISBN: 0964819309

Category: Automobile racing

Page: 532

View: 570

Peter Brock spins the tale of the DAYTONA COBRA COUPES as only one of its original designers could. Detailing the personal rivalries & ambitions that resulted in a drive to beat the Europeans & their mighty Ferraris in GT road racing, this book tells the story of Carroll Shelby's band of hotrodders & their battle to win the 1965 World Championship, the first such title in history to be won by an American team in American cars. "We were just a bunch of hell-raisin', hard-drinkin' renegades tryin' to make somethin' happen" says Carroll Shelby in his foreword to the book. Happen it did & captured in striking action photography by Dave Friedman, the triumphs & struggles unfold in breathtaking sequence as they occurred. From spectator photos & his own private collection taken as official team photographer, Dave contributed over 500 black & white & 100 color photos. This is the story of the dedication, creativity & chemistry of the men who built & drove competitive race cars. It is the story of science & politics & perserverence. It is THE story of the Daytona Cobra Coupes. Order from Stauffer Publishing, P.O. Box 99, Blue Mounds, WI 53517. Phone (800) 328-2683. FAX (608) 437-4530. $100.
Categories: Automobile racing

Mopar Engine

Mopar Engine

Author: L. S. Shepard

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:15744729

Category: Automobiles, Racing

Page: 483

View: 887

Categories: Automobiles, Racing

AQ Executive Planner 2005

AQ Executive Planner 2005

1955 , 1964 - 66 ( Carroll Shelby / Shelby Cobra ) , 44 - 4 : 51 , 54 , 112 - 1956 -
57 , 1966 ( John Fitch ) , 44 - 2 : 75 - 1957 ( Corvette ) , 44 - 1 : 49 - 1960 ( MGA ) ,
44 - 4 : 94 photographs - 1953 ( Cunningham team ) , 44 - 2 : 73 - 1954 ( Lancia ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015064797767

Category: Automobiles

Page: 208

View: 455

Categories: Automobiles

Cars Parts

Cars   Parts

Nearly all of the cars are from Carroll Shelby ' s personal collection , which adds
dramatically to the signifiby Bob Stevens cance of the display . Of special
importance is the first Cobra made , that 260 - cid V - 8 powered AC roadster built
in ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015058293419

Category: Automobiles

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Categories: Automobiles

Automotive News

Automotive News

Ford - donated Shelby Mustangs have been sold at Barrett - Jackson auctions to
raise funds for the Carroll Shelby Children ' s Foundation . Not a foundation guy
Shelby , 84 , is a world - class car guy . As a race car driver in the 1950s , he ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: UCSD:31822035819697

Category: Automobiles

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Categories: Automobiles

Carroll Shelby s Racing Cobra

Carroll Shelby s Racing Cobra

Tells the story of Carroll Shelby's innovative Cobra racing car, and includes recollections from the drivers and crew.

Author: Dave Friedman

Publisher: Motorbooks

ISBN: 0879384816

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 207

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Tells the story of Carroll Shelby's innovative Cobra racing car, and includes recollections from the drivers and crew.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

The American Home

The American Home

Who would know better than Carroll Shelby , co - founder of the International
Chili Society , renowned race car designer and chili connoisseur . We asked
Carroll to prepare his " perfect chili " recipe using his Presto pressure cooker ,
Like most ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: PSU:000065373163

Category: Architecture, Domestic

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Categories: Architecture, Domestic

Modern Classics

Modern Classics

Rich Taylor. 3 into couple of Garrao Sunbeam Tiger all to do with Carroll Shelby .
They are mere was a nice little English sports car with no decal racers ,
decorated Mustangs with fancy guts - hiding a 260 Ford V - 8 under the hood .
paint jobs .

Author: Rich Taylor

Publisher: Macmillan Reference USA

ISBN: UOM:39015002056789

Category: Sports cars

Page: 364

View: 221

In this lavishly illustrated and highly readable guide, well-known automotive journalist Rich Taylor looks at eighty post-World War II sports cars - the best of the United States, Britain and continental Europe, from Kurtis and Crosley to Corvette and Cobra, MG and Morgan to Jaguar and Aston Martin, Cisitalia and Delahaye to Mercedes and Ferrari. He discusses the development of each, introduces fascinating people and often bizarre events behind the scenes, gives a bit of racing history, indicates what makes each car memorable and even tells what price to pay for the car you want.
Categories: Sports cars