|TWO OF THE ORIGINAL SHELBY GT350 MUSTANG PROTOTYPES TO MEET UP IN TULSA, OKLAHOMA|
|More than three decades after taping a full-page ad ripped from a 1965 car magazine above his bunk on an Alaskan crab boat, Mark Hovander is touring the country this year with the same Ford Shelby GT350 Mustang pictured on that page.
Hovander and his crosstown friend John Atzbach are big fans of the first-generation Shelby Mustang, and between them they own two of the three original prototypes. As Mustang enthusiasts across the country and around the world celebrate 50 years of their favorite...[Read more...]|
|CARROLL SHELBY FOUNDATION'S NATIONAL TOY DRIVE AND FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS|
|GARDENA, Calif. – Jan. 6, 2014 – The Carroll Shelby Foundation executed a successful holiday philanthropy campaign to benefit kids nationwide with a combination of local grassroots events and a fundraiser centered on a collectible Shelby Christmas tree ornament. Established by legendary automotive icon and philanthropist Carroll Shelby, the Carroll Shelby Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit that provides medical and educational support for children from their first heartbeat through their ...[Read more...]|
|FORD TO OFFER COMPLIMENTARY ST OCTANE ACADEMY DRIVING EXPERIENCE FOR FORD FIESTA ST, FOCUS ST OWNERS|
|◾Ford to offer Fiesta ST and Focus ST owners exclusive complimentary driving instruction at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah
◾Classroom, karting and autocross courses will include precision driving instruction
◾Owners interested should visit www.stoctaneacademy.com for details
Above the sound of screeching tires and racing engines, the school bell is being rung for acolytes of Ford's Fiesta ST and Focus ST high-performance small cars.
At the heart of this complimentary program pro...[Read more...]|
|ALL-AMERICAN CAR TO BE CONSERVED BY ALL-AMERICAN RACERS|
|One of the race cars American racing legend Dan Gurney is most closely associated with is the Ford Mark IV that he and A.J. Foyt took to a historic victory at the 1967 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Gurney will get a chance to become even more familiar with the car he helped make famous when his All-American Racers shop in California takes possession of the car's conservation on behalf of Henry Ford Museum, it was announced today.
'I don't think we could have found a better person or better organiza...[Read more...]|
|Historic Stock Cars to Rev up their Engines at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion|
|America's most popular form of motorsports will nudge its way onto the vintage race scene this summer when 27 historic stock cars participate in the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. Scheduled for August 17-19 at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula, the event will feature the Shelby Cobra as its traditionally feted annual marque, but the addition of the stock cars promises to add a new dimension to the hundreds of sports and race cars entered in the historic race.