Carroll Shelby, Born on January 11, 1923, in East Texas.
Passed away at the age of 89 last Thursday May 10, 2012 in Baylor Hospital, Dallas, Texas, USA. No specific cause of death was given.
Shelby had been unwell for years, with ongoing heart problems since the 1960s and a heart transplant in 1992.
Shelby is considered one of the truly great American success stories of the 20th century. He was best known for creating his namebrand Ford Cobra's and Mustangs...
He also enjoyed a successful racing career in the 1950s before health worries forced him to retire.
In his last year of driving, 1959, Shelby won the 24 Hours of LeMans in an Aston Martin.