If you're a car person, (of course you are) and find yourself in Colorado, you really should see The Shelby American Collection in Boulder. Open only on Saturday but a mere $5 to enter Shelby heaven. I was there for two hours, or two weeks; time sort of stopped. Just as one example of what they have, the bright blue car is CSX2000, Cobra numero uno. The unassuming looking guy selling tickets has worked there for 22 years and
Went Saturday to the Shelby American Collection in Boulder Colorado. 26 years living here and never knew about it. One of the GT-40s looked really familiar and found it in one of my Road America photos from about 1986.
This spring the Subaru was modded with all poly bushings front and rear, an anti lift kit, a bump steer correction kit, rear adjustable lateral links, WRX shift linkage with a short shifter and new bushings, A/C delete and power steering delete, headers, medium to firm on the rear sway bar and finally a corner balanced alignment showing improved caster and additional rear camber. The hope was for a 2 second per lap improvement. Went to the track for
An Indycar theme since it was the 500 today. I took these in the mid-eighties at Road America. Carl Haas of Newman/Haas Racing. I asked for his autograph and he acted surprised that anyone would want it. Very nice of him to give it. He always had in his hand an unlit cigar; as he did when this was taken. He died in 2016. (above) Teo Fabi and Roger Penske enjoying a tasty beverage. I also got