Articles tagged Carroll Shelby

Page 79 of April 2005 archive issue thumbnail Page 79, April 2005

Cobra: taking the fight to Ferrari

Like the Ace-Bristols before it. the Cobra swiftly became an indomitable force in SCCA production racing, with Bob Johnson becoming the 'A Production' champion in 1963 and '64. But Carroll Shelby had bigger fish to fry, securing the services of Dan Gurney, the tragic Dave MacDonald and Skip Hudson for a bid at international glory in '63. Of the three drivers entered in February's Daytona...

Page 90 of September 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 90, September 1999

Remembering the Shelby years - 1962-1969

By Dave Friedman ISBN 0-966 7798-94 Available from Chaters Motoring Booksellers (0181 568 9750), £69.95 (signed by the author and Carroll Shelby), £49.99 unsigned. If John Cooper and the late Colin Chapman were pre-eminent race car builders of their generation in Europe, then Carroll Shelby must stand head and shoulders above his peers from across the pond when it comes to American sportscars....

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Nigel Roebuck

REFLECTIONS – Ferrari P4 sighting stirs Daytona memories – The motivation that will drive Kubica onwards – For Montoya, NASCAR racing still beats F1 Even when u are in entirely familiar surroundings — as I was a few weeks ago in the Daytona paddock — surprises still lie in wait occasionally, and you get stopped in your tracks. As I have written many times before, they do things properly at...

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Demon Tweets

There ain't no substitute for cubic inches, as Richard Heseltine discovered on being let loose in the monstrous 'Hairy Canary AC Cobra There's nothing like a little revenge for getting back at folks. Ask Carroll Shelby. The most famous big-hat-wearing chilli magnate in motor racing dreamed of kicking Enzo Ferrari into touch and did just that with the Cobra, conferring legitimacy on his Anglo-...

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