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RIP Carroll Shelby

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Ole_Red, May 11, 2012.

  1. speed-kings
    Joined: Apr 10, 2007
    Posts: 447


    He was one of a kind! He will be missed.
  2. goose-em
    Joined: Aug 23, 2008
    Posts: 349

    from Louisiana

    I have yet to tell my wife, she is a huge Shelby fan.

    I hope she takes it well.

    Rest in Peace Mr, Shelby
  3. dakcrew
    Joined: May 10, 2012
    Posts: 7


    Just read about him passing. what a shame and loss. RIP and he will be missed.
  4. GaryB
    Joined: Dec 19, 2008
    Posts: 3,530

    from Reno,nv

    gone ,but will be never be forgotten.R.I.P.
  5. Jimm56
    Joined: Aug 27, 2010
    Posts: 170


    Thank you for everything you did for us, Mr. Shelby. RIP.
  6. Dammmmmmm!!!!! Rip
  7. Road Rocket
    Joined: Jan 5, 2007
    Posts: 35

    Road Rocket

    RIP We lost a good one today.
  8. A true Icon of the industry. R.I.P. Carroll. :(
  9. I hate getting old. my heros are all passing. RIP master blaster of everything fast
  10. A true American in peace Mr.Shelby.
  11. seatex
    Joined: Oct 24, 2006
    Posts: 2,660


    What an amazing person, life, and inspiration! He had guts, NUTS, and the sheer will to make happen what he wanted to happen. God Bless Carroll Shelby! We should all have his resolve..................
    J. Bondurant
  12. Quintin
    Joined: Mar 19, 2012
    Posts: 172


    working at a place that specializes in restoring mustang shelbys, it will be interesting to see what happens to the price of his cars...... rip
  13. Mr Shelby was always a hero to me.
  14. Philbilly
    Joined: Dec 21, 2008
    Posts: 1,294


    RIP. He will be missed.
  15. RIP Mr. Shelby...your name will be forever synonymous with performance...
  16. mow too much
    Joined: Nov 20, 2008
    Posts: 907

    mow too much

  17. robber
    Joined: Nov 25, 2011
    Posts: 1,799

    from Colorado

    I just read this... it just didn't seem like Carroll Shelby would ever leave us.
    A great man, a legend in his own time, an icon and a hero! The car world would never have been what it is without him and it will never be the same without him. R.I.P.
  18. TERPU
    Joined: Jan 2, 2004
    Posts: 2,210


    What a True American Badass and one hell of a Texan! RIP you done great your short time here and your spirit and efforts will be missed for sure. Thanks for everything.

  19. Dog Dish Deluxe
    Joined: Dec 23, 2011
    Posts: 778

    Dog Dish Deluxe
    from MO.

    My buddy just texted me a little while ago and told me. That sucks. At least the "revolution" happened before most of the original icons started dying off.
  20. scott 351 wins
    Joined: Dec 22, 2009
    Posts: 434

    scott 351 wins

    R.I.P. Mr. Shelby, thanks a ton for what you have done for our hobby. you will be missed.
  21. He had a great run! RIP
  22. resqd37Zep
    Joined: Aug 28, 2006
    Posts: 3,217

    from Nor Cal

    He'll forever be a tough act to follow. RIP
  23. He sure did build nice cars.

    R.I.P. Sir.
  24. McDeuce
    Joined: Sep 16, 2008
    Posts: 258


    RIP Carroll !!

    He may have left this world , but his creativity and work will live forever.
  25. guy1unico
    Joined: Aug 30, 2006
    Posts: 837


    He fulfilled the dream of making a great living having fun with cars.
    This Dallas Texas boy fed us muscle cars everyday.
  26. BlackLion
    Joined: Aug 11, 2011
    Posts: 119

    from Nashville

    What a life he must have had!
  27. bfairlane
    Joined: Jan 12, 2010
    Posts: 39

    from minnesota

    The man made Fords great.miss him already.
  28. big creep
    Joined: Feb 5, 2008
    Posts: 2,945

    big creep

    wow! may he rest in peace. he was getting up there in age, he's very lucky got all those wonderful years!
  29. toddjw73
    Joined: Dec 29, 2010
    Posts: 183

    from Tracy, CA

    He will definitely be missed.

    For anyone interested, the Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in August, The Cobra is the scheduled Marque. I was hoping to have met Carroll this year, as I missed him by less than a hundred feet last year. I was working that far away when he was in an area behind me with about 10 Cobras.

    So if anyone wants to see an enormous amount of Cobras, and other Carroll Shelby creations, go to the Monterey Motorsports Reunion. It's going to be a great event.

    I will be there! Enjoying the festivities for once, and not working.

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