Carroll Shelby, the native Texan and performance car legend died today at the age of 89. This is a tremendous loss for automotive fans across the world, and we’ll certainly miss his unwavering obsession for speed. In celebration of his life, below are a few of our favorite Carroll Shelby quotes. 

""It was fun to blow off a Porsche with a $3900 donkey [the 1965 Shelby GT350 Mustang]."

"Next year, Ferrari’s ass is mine." –Shelby (after losing to Ferrari in the 1964 World Sports Car Championship)

R.I.P.

Carroll Shelby, the native Texan and performance car legend died today at the age of 89. This is a tremendous loss for automotive fans across the world, and we’ll certainly miss his unwavering obsession for speed. In celebration of his life, below are a few of our favorite Carroll Shelby quotes.

""It was fun to blow off a Porsche with a $3900 donkey [the 1965 Shelby GT350 Mustang]."

"Next year, Ferrari’s ass is mine." –Shelby (after losing to Ferrari in the 1964 World Sports Car Championship)

R.I.P.