SHELBY AND SIXT TEAM UP WITH 'MR. HOT WHEELS' LARRY WOOD FOR HISTORIC ROUTE 66 JOURNEY
LOS ANGELES – July 31, 2019 Shelby American, Team Shelby and SIXT Rent-A-Car teamed up with designer Larry “Mr. Hot Wheels” Wood for an epic journey across America on historic Route 66. From July 12 -19, Wood retraced his migration 50 years ago along the fabled highway to join Mattel in Los Angeles. He drove a supercharged SIXT edition Shelby GT-S rental car to greet fans and rediscover America’s adoration of the automobile in the “Larry Wood SIXT on 66 Tour.”
CARROLL SHELBY FOUNDATION DONATES $15,000 TO UPMC CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL OF PITTSBURGH
GARDENA, Calif. – July 18, 2019 Aaron Shelby, co-President of the Carroll Shelby Foundation presented a $15,000 check to Brian Feingold, M.D., medical director of the Heart Failure and Transplantation Programs at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, on July 11, 2019. The donation was made on behalf of the charity’s board during the Team Shelby East Coast Nationals banquet in Pittsburgh.
SHELBY AMERICAN TO BUILD LIMITED EDITION SUPERCHARGED SHELBY GT-S MUSTANGS FOR SIXT RENT A CAR
Shelby American, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc. (CSBI:PK), has been commissioned to build a group of exclusive supercharged 2019 Shelby GT’s for SIXT Rent A Car. Based on the world-class Ford Mustang fastback, the 600+ horsepower “Shelby GT-S” announced today in Southern California is the first supercharged V8 powered Shelby rental car offered by a national chain in history. Clad in the company’s iconic orange and black, the first 20 cars will be available for rent at select Southern California, Southern Florida and Las Vegas locations.
HEY LITTLE COBRA! CARROLL SHELBY TRIBUTE WEEKEND TO FEATURE COOL CARS, CELEBRITIES AND CROONERS
GARDENA, Calif. – The second Team Shelby Movie Night and 7th Annual Carroll Shelby Tribute Car Show on May 3 - 4, 2019, will deliver a high-octane celebration worthy of the talents, energies and legacy of the great Carroll Shelby. The two-day event will include a display by Shelby American, Ford powered performance car show, entertainment, automotive celebrities and gathering by all facets of the Shelby community, including many brand partners at the headquarters of Carroll Shelby International in Gardena, California. The family-friendly weekend is hosted by Carroll Shelby International
THE ONLY 1967 SHELBY GT500 SUPER SNAKE JOINS FIRST SHELBY COBRA ON DISPLAY IN LAS VEGAS SHELBY HERITAGE CENTER
LAS VEGAS, NV – Prepared in collaboration with Goodyear to validate a new line of Goodyear tires, the one-and-done 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake is now on display at the Shelby Heritage Center in Las Vegas. This Shelby sold for a staggering $2.2 million at auction in January, making a record for the most expensive Mustang ever sold at auction. The car will join CSX2000, the first Shelby Cobra, during a special extended display through April 30, 2019.