Auto Legend Carroll Shelby Dead at 89
kyle 2012/05/11 21:00:32
Legendary car designer and racing driver Carroll Shelby has died.
is known for introducing the Shelby AC Cobra to the United States in
the 1960s -- combining an English sports car chassis with an American
rep for Shelby's company Carroll Shelby International says Shelby died
today at a Dallas hospital. He had received a heart transplant in 1990
and a kidney transplant in 1996.
As a driver -- Shelby first gained fame by winning France's arduous 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1959.
He was 89.
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