About the Innovator
Retiring from auto racing for health reasons, Carroll Shelby turned his attention to designing and building high-performance automobiles. For the most part re-engineered and modified from models produced by other manufacturers, they are considered some of the most beautiful and successful performance cars ever made.
Why He Innovated
For more than a half century, Carroll Shelby had a significant impact on automobile racing and design. Using his salesmanship, organizational skills and technical expertise, he worked with larger companies to achieve his creative vision-project after project, year after year.