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)