Shelby Owners Around the World Honor Carroll Shelby Honored in Fitting Fashion
04/06/2012 19:49 - admin

The name Carroll Shelby spans across three makes ? Ford, Chrysler, and Dodge ? and is arguably the most recognized name by any true automotive buff. Unfortunately, we lost this remarkable man just weeks ago following a fight with pneumonia, but he is far from forgotten.

This past Wednesday, Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles decided that it was time to give Mr. Shelby a proper send off. Unlike many folks, a moment of silence just wouldn?t be a good fit for a man notorious for filling the streets with cars boasting awesome-sounding exhaust systems and cams that lobe so hard it feels like the earth is moving.

In lieu of the typical moment of silence, PAM chose to honor Mr. Shelby with a ?Moment of Noise? at precisely 6:55 p.m. PST on May 30th. Over 1,200 cars bearing the ?Shelby? name showed up at PAM to let their pistons and dual exhaust give this legend a proper send off. But it was not all about the noise, as there was a series of speakers that followed the roaring of these Shelby-designed machines in an event named ?Carroll Shelby a Life Remembered,? which Jay Leno hosted.[...]

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