Legends of Riverside

Carrol Shelby

The legendary Carroll Shelby is an American success story. With a passion for performance and an unquenchable desire to win, he embodies the ingenuity, tenacity and grit needed to succeed in any endeavor.

Performance is in Carroll Shelby's DNA. His inspiration and vision have made him, the driving force for products and industries worldwide.

His success did not come overnight, however. A World War II aviator, Carroll began racing, and winning, in the mid-1950's. He captured three national sports car championships and earned a spot on the Aston-Martin racing team. In his lifetime he has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans and set land speed records on the salt flats at Bonneville.

In his storied career, he has been a driver, team owner, manufacturer and consultant. His countless achievements in the world of motor sports led to his induction into the Automobile Hall of Fame.

Carroll has worked with leading automobile manufacturers to put some of the most amazing vehicles on the road. The Cobra, Series 1, Viper, Shelby Mustangs, and Ford GT are all symbols of how he has pushed, and continues to push, the envelope of performance.