Auto Designer Shelby's Family In Burial Dispute The body of celebrated auto designer and race car driver Carroll Shelby, who died more than a month ago, could remain in a Dallas morgue for several more weeks while his family fights about burial plans, his sons said Tuesday.
Late Auto Designer Was Texas Chili King, TooIf he couldn't drive the cars, he'd design them. And so came the Shelby Cobra, which went on to beat Ferrari. And through it all... there was chili.
Legendary Car Designer, Racer Shelby Dies At 89 Decades after a heart condition forced him to retire from racing, Carroll Shelby still loved to drive muscle cars. Well into his 80s, the legendary car designer spent hours testing his last Mustang Shelby GT500, which sets a new record for horsepower and hits a top speed of more than 200 miles per hour.