Goodguys 33rd All American Get-Together at Pleasanton

Had a buddy ask me if I'd tow a car down to the Goodguys show this weekend in Pleasanton. He didn't have to ask me twice, I grabbed my wife and we headed out early Saturday morning for the two hour journey to the Alameda Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. We arrived around 8 am and the place was PACKED! I was there a couple years ago and it was busy, but this year the word was out, … [Read more...]

Tmcp #240 Gary Patterson – Shelby American Vp Of Sales, Test Driver, Director Of Fun

  This weeks interview is with Gary Patterson, Vice President of Strategic Sales and Media Relations of Shelby American. A Shelby built Mustang is the same recipe as it always was: take a good Mustang and then make it into a great Shelby Mustang. The new Shelby GT is a terrific example of that. Shelby is also reproducing/producing new Shelby Cobra bodies under the same … [Read more...]

1966 Shelby G.T. 350H 1/2 NOT rented!

  The Shelby G.T. 350H is a very special Shelby as, it was used as a rental race car available through Hertz rental car stores in '66. Featuring the 306 HP 289, it was just as capable as the "regular" G.T. 350 available at Ford dealers. There were 1000 ordered by Hertz, but this is one of 2 that were refused by Hertz and … [Read more...]

1965 Shelby GT350R Racing School Car

You could say that this 1965 Shelby G.T. 350 R has lived several different lives. It started off as a Wimbledon White '65 Mustang Fastback, then went off to Shelby American to be turned into a '65 Shelby G.T. 350. However, it did not go to a dealer for street sale, as it was selected to be used by Ford as a promotional vehicle. … [Read more...]