Media Alert: Shelby American Collection's Anniversary Event to Feature Carroll Shelby and Other Racing Legends

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The Shelby American Collection – home to the premier collection of Shelby Cobras, Ford GT40s and Shelby Mustangs – will welcome Carroll Shelby and other racing greats at its Annual Holiday Party on Saturday, December 4th

The Shelby American Collection – home to the premier collection of Shelby Cobras, Ford GT40s and Shelby Mustangs – will welcome Carroll Shelby and other racing greats at its Annual Holiday Party on Saturday, December 4th. Carroll Shelby, auto industry and racing legend who developed these iconic cars, will be the museum’s Guest of Honor. Shelby will be joined by Shelby American World Championship drivers Bob Bondurant and Jack Sears and other drivers who were central to the success of Shelby American, including: Lew Spencer, Tom Yeager, Allen Grant, Chuck Cantwell and Walt Hane. Bill Neale, famous automotive artist and Shelby insider, will also be in attendance.

Where: Shelby American Collection, 5020 Chaparral Court, Boulder, CO 80308.

When: Saturday, December 4th from 6 – 11 p.m.

What: Shelby American Collection’s 14th Anniversary Holiday Party will feature:

  •      A panel presentation by Carroll Shelby and Shelby American racing greats.
  •      A very limited autograph session with Carroll Shelby.
  •      A silent auction offering a variety of Shelby American Collection memorabilia and collectibles.

Ticket Information: Admission is $125 per person and attendance is limited. The sign-up deadline is November 26th. Tickets can be purchased online at: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/133585 or by calling 1-800-838-3006.

All proceeds from the 14th Anniversary Holiday Party will support the museum’s activities. If you are unable to attend the party but would still like to make a tax-deductible donation, you can make an online donation at: http://www.shelbyamericancollection.org/donations.html.    

About The Shelby American Collection

The Shelby American Collection is the premier and most extensive collection of Shelby Cobra, Shelby GT350 and Ford GT40 cars, historical records and memorabilia. The museum is dedicated to the preservation of Shelby American Automobiles and to convey the Shelby American team story to the public.

Many of the original vehicles, which were instrumental in establishing the legend of the Shelby Cobra racecars and winning the 1965 Manufacturers World Championship, are on exhibit at the museum. Among the cars displayed are the F.I.A. winning Cobra Roadster, the Ken Miles Cobra USRRC Championship car, the first Shelby GT350R model, the original Cobra Dragon Snake dragster and the GT40 Mk IV driven by Mario Andretti at Le Mans in 1967.

For more information, visit http://www.shelbyamericancollection.org.

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