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Legendary racer, car designer Carroll Shelby dies

 

We are sorry today to report the passing of an American Legend ... Carroll Shelby has succumbed to pnuemonia today.

He would want that we celebrate all that he has achieved as we mourn his loss .... as his was  "A Life Well Lived"  as quoted on his website   Shelby Autos.

"Carroll Hall Shelby, a man whose vision for performance transformed the automobile industry, has died at age 89, his company, Carroll Shelby International, said today. Mr. Shelby passed yesterday at Baylor Hospital in Dallas. 
 
Born on January 11, 1923, in East Texas, Shelby is considered one of the truly great American success stories of the 20th century. Race car driver, WWII “Flying Sergeant", philanthropist, automotive entrepreneur and racing team owner, he came to embody the ingenuity, tenacity and grit needed to win during his 60+ year career. "

Read more about the life and legend of Carrol Shelby here www.ShelbyAutos.com  

RIP Carroll ... you will be missed.