Goodwood Revival to Celebrate Carroll Shelby

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The Goodwood Revival has a long tradition of celebrating the greatest names in motorsport, and in 2023 the honour will go to the legend behind the AC Cobra and the GT40: Le Mans winning driver Carroll Shelby in the year in which he would have been 100 years old.

Shelby first made his name as a driver before he went on to create the AC Cobra and GT40, for which most people remember him.  This year Goodwood will bring together some of the most important cars in Shelby’s extraordinary career for an on track display at the Revival. Cars on show are set to include the very MG-TC in which the Texan made his racing debut back in 1952.  Shelby’s connection with Goodwood stretches for over six decades.  He first raced there in the Circuit’s heyday, winning the 1959 RAC Tourist Trophy as a driver alongside Jack Fairman and Stirling Moss – the race that clinched Aston Martin’s World Sportscar Championship.

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