Auto Legend CARROLL SHELBY passes away.
Carroll Shelby International, Inc., announced today that Carroll Hall Shelby, a man whose vision for performance transformed the automobile industry, died on May 10, 2012 at the age of 89.
"We are all deeply saddened, and feel a tremendous sense of loss for Carroll's family, ourselves and the entire automotive industry," said Joe Conway, president of Carroll Shelby International, Inc. and board member. "There has been no one like Carroll Shelby and never will be. However, we promised Carroll we would carry on, and he put the team, the products and the vision in place to do just that."
Carroll Shelby passed away on Thursday evening 5/10/2012 at the Baylor Hospital in Dallas, he is survived by his three children Patrick, Michael and Sharon; his sister Anne Shelby Ellison of Fort Worth; and his wife Cleo.
We all remember Carroll Shelby not only for his cars, but for the horsepower he loved to create.