My new book, Shelby Cars in Detail
, is now available.
It covers 28 cars in the Shelby American Collection in Boulder, Colorado, with individual histories and Boyd Jaynes' studio photos of each individual car, including details. Included are an A.C. Ace-Bristol; a stock 289 Cobra; CSX2002, the first Cobra race car; CSX2019, the first Dragon Snake; CSX2026, the first Cobra race winner and first championship winner (ex-Bob Johnson); CSX2128, the Sebring racer; the Willment Coupe, CSX2137, Dan Gurney's ex-race car; CSX2155, the ex-Tommy Hitchcock racer (one of the first Cobras to race in Europe); CSX2299, the winningest Daytona Coupe; a 289 FIA Roadster; CSX2431, a race 289 prepared and driven by Ken Miles; a 427 S/C; GT40 Mk. 1, #103, the oldest surviving GT40 (ex-William Wonder); GT40 P/1021; GT40 MK. II P/1015, the Ken Miles/Denis Hulme car that finished "second" at Le Mans in 1966; the Mario Andretti-driven GT40 Mk. IV J-Car; two GT350 prototypes, Peter Brock's Falcon Sedan Delivery (!), and the Ferrari 410 Sport that Shelby drove to an SCCA championship in 1956--plus others. Published by David Bull, 11x13-inches, 272 pages, hardbound, slipcase, weighs 8 lb; $149.95 plus shipping ($5.95 U.S., $54.95 via Priority Mail International to Great Britain, so you might want to wait for it to appear in stores there). See www.bullpublishing.com