Loading, please wait...

Carroll Shelby: A Collection of My Favorite Racing Photos - by Art Evans & Carroll Shelby (Hardcover)

Carroll Shelby: A Collection of My Favorite Racing Photos - by  Art Evans & Carroll Shelby (Hardcover) - image 1 of 1
Carroll Shelby: A Collection of My Favorite Racing Photos - by  Art Evans & Carroll Shelby (Hardcover) - image 1 of 1
Shipping
Not available

About this item

Specifications

Number of Pages: 252

Genre: Transportation

Sub-Genre: Automotive

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Cartech

Book theme: History

Author: Art Evans & Carroll Shelby

Language: English

Street Date: September 14, 2016
TCIN: 79625059
UPC: 9781613253229
Item Number (DPCI): 247-39-6936

Description

Art Evans was a sports car racer in the 1950s on the West Coast who raced against, and became close friends with, Carroll Shelby. Their intense competition on the track became a lifelong friendship off the track. He and Shelby collaborated on many business projects over the years, including books, marketing projects, projects for the Shelby Foundation, and so on. In his later years, Shelby loved the books about his cars and similar topics, but his eyesight was failing to the point where he had difficulty reading, and really preferred the books that were heavy with photos.

It was from that realization that Shelby and Evans decided to work on one last book together. They both combed through the Shelby archives and selected Shelby's favorite images from his racing career. That is almost the entirety of this book. It is packed with photos selected by Shelby himself, and the captions are quotes from Shelby's commentary on the action in the photo, as well as his memories.

Unfortunately, Carroll Shelby passed away before the book was fully completed, but Evans, following Shelby's instructions, carried this final project through to completion. Filled with images that have never been seen in print, as well as images not published since the 1950s and 1960s, this final work from Shelby is a personally curated collection by the legend himself. If you are a sports car racing fan, Ford fan, Shelby fan, or any combination of the three, this book is a perfect addition to your automotive library.

If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.

Recommended


From the manufacturer

No information loaded.

Guest Ratings & Reviews

No reviews yet! Be the first to help other guests.

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.


*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.