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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.

06/19/2012

Carroll Shelby sitting on a 1968 GT500 K

Late Auto Designer Was Texas Chili King, Too

If 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.

05/30/2012

Grand Marshall Carroll Shelby gives the 'Gentlemen Start Your Engines' command prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Shelby 427 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 1, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (credit: Harry How/GettyImages)

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.

05/11/2012

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