Friday, May 11, 2012

Carroll Shelby, Legendary Designer Of Shelby Cobra Sports Car, R. I. P.

Carroll Shelby, the car designer and auto racing driver who built the legendary Shelby Cobra sports car, passed away on Thursday at a Dallas hospital at age 89.

Mr. Shelby, whose passing was reported on Friday, had received a heart transplant in 1990 and a kidney transplant in 1996.

Carroll was inducted in 1992 into the Automobile Hall of Fame.

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