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Carroll Shelby Dies at 89

Posted on 11 May 2012 by Adam Kaslikowski

The real life legend that was Carroll Shelby passed away Thursday at Baylor Hospital in Dallas where he was being treated for pneumonia. Shelby is survived by his three children Patrick, Michael and Sharon, his sister, Anne Shelby Ellison of Fort Worth, six grandchildren, four great grandchildren and his wife Cleo. Funeral plans are not immediately available. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in his name to the Carroll Shelby Foundation ( We here at DrivingScene ask that anyone with even a little petrol in their veins go out and take a shot of whiskey in this man’s memory.

– Adam Kaslikowski