|SOLD FOR $500,000: 2014 FORD SHELBY GT500 CONVERTIBLE|
| ||RENO,Nev., Aug. 13, 2013 – The last retail 2014MY Ford Shelby GT500 convertible auctioned by Ford Motor Company to benefit the Brain Injury Association of America fetched a whopping $500,000 at the inaugural Hot August Nights Auction Presented by Barrett-Jackson in Reno, Nev.
On Saturday, Aug. 10, Don Damon of Great Bend, Kan., purchased the Shelby in a spirited bidding war, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the BIAA. Parnelli Jones, 1963 Indy 500 winner and advocate for the ch...[Read more...]|
|Borgwarner Presents Trophy To Indianapolis 500 Winner Tony Kanaan|
|• BorgWarner EFR Turbochargers Boost Every Car in the IZOD IndyCar® Series for Second Year|
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 28, 2013 - Following the 97th running of the Indianapolis 500, BorgWarner President and Chief Executive Officer James Verrier presented Tony Kanaan with the Borg-Warner Trophy™ in Victory Lane. Tony Kanaan's sterling silver image will be the 100th added to the prestigious and historic trophy, joining every winner of the 'Greatest Race in History.'
'The Borg-Warn...[Read more...]
|RICHARD PETTY DEDICATES MUSCLE CARS FOREVER STAMPS|
|Raw power gets a stamp of its own today as seven-time NASCAR National Champion Richard Petty helps dedicate the America on the Move: Muscle Cars Forever stamps.
Petty, his son Kyle and Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe will dedicate the limited-edition stamps at the Daytona International Speedway where 'The King' won a record seven Daytona 500 Championships.
Typically equipped with big, powerful engines, these high-performance vehicles began roaring across America in the 1960s. The limite...[Read more...]|
|Peter Brock and Bob Bondurant to Swap Shelby Stories at Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion|
|Two stalwart names in the colorful history of Shelby American, Peter Brock and Bob Bondurant, will share some of their stories of those early years at the Picnic with Shelby Cobra Saturday, August 18 at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. The 30-minute picnic begins at 12:15 p.m. in the Ford Motor Company display, located at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca's Yamaha Marketplace.
Peter Brock was instrumental in Shelby American beginning in 1962. As a young designer, he dove into the entire design...[Read more...]|
|Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion to Celebrate the Life of Carroll Shelby|
|Shelby's Last Professional Race was in Monterey
A war veteran who flew B-29s, an oil roughneck, a chicken farmer…Carroll Shelby was a man of diverse talents. But he will forever be remembered as an automotive icon who transformed sports car racing and brought American pride to the international motorsports stage.
This year's Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, August 17-19, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Shelby Cobra. But the featured marque honor becomes more poignant with...[Read more...]|