WoW! - 40 Shelby Cobras Racing (Replicas + 1 Original)
More than 40 Factory Five Racing "Shelby Cobra" and "Shelby Daytona Coupe" replicas / kit cars invaded the Las Vegas Motor Speedway to tear up the race track in late 2004.
The event entitled; Western Cobra Round-up was organized by members of the local club with cars coming from Arizona, Utah, California and from a number of other surrounding states.
The Shelby American Factory was literally right down the street and it was no surprise to see an original Shelby Cobra (canary yellow #33) arrive and race in style.
The race course was also located very close to the Nevada Airforce base and we were buzzed by a number of F16, F18s and even a couple of A10 Warthogs.
Levi and Roush Racing were also both represented as was Dave Smith, President of Factory Five Racing who spoke at the closing banquet later in the evening.
Thanks to the organizers.
Cobra Race car
Video speaks for itself, I wish he left sooner but he eventually did, glad i was patient.
First Start Factory Five Racing FFR 65 Shelby Daytona Coupe
Build photos at: http://photobucket.com/65_Daytona_Coupe
Shelby Daytona Coupe replica first start. All aluminum 408W with Weber Carbs. The is 2nd generation Factory Five Racing Type 65 Coupe. Picked up December 2010 from FFR. The red color is primer. Will be painted September 2011 a House of Kolor blend of Candy Apple red, Brandywine, and Root Beer. Dyno'd at 500 torque and 500 Horse power at the engine.
Shelby Cobra crash
a Shelby cobra crashed in france after doing 3 flip on the side and landing upside down and the cobra was at a speed of 260 Km/h
and the pilot and co pilot had some small injuries :)
BUT IT WASN'T THE COBRA PILOT FAULT
and he was racing for charity
1966 Cobra Dream Machine - BIG MUSCLE
It's a 1966 Shelby Cobra replica that was built by a Father and his two sons more than 10 years ago. It's faded fiberglass shell is chipped and spider-webbed. The stainless trim is pitted and tarnished and the wheels are coated in a thick layer of brake dust. The carpet is also coming up and every now and then it blows flames from its side-pipes due to it running a little rich. Some may think these are problems. Me personally - I think it's one of the coolest cars I've ever driven. This episode of "Big Muscle" is about the drive, those project cars that we work on, and the exhilaration we get when we wring them out for the first time on the open road.
1963 Shelby 289 Cobra Roadster Le Mans Racing Car
Chassis no. CSX 2136, this superb Cobra was a 1963 Shelby American Team Car and the 1964 SCCA A/Production National Champion with racing driver Ed Leslie. This piece of racing history will be offered at the upcoming Sporting Classics of Monaco on May 1. Visit www.rmauctions.com for more information.
Shelby Cobras Cruise the Red Rock Canyon, Nevada
The Western Cobra Round-up day cruise to the beautiful Red Rock Canyon. The cruise was well attended primarily by Factory Five Racing owners of Mark II Roadsters and an amazing Shelby Daytona Coupe.
This video was shot by James Martell.
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Shelby Cobra - Way Too Much Fun!
Go to: http://www.kitcarconnection.com - I spotted my first Shelby Cobra 427 S/C back in the summer of 1979. I knew INSTANTLY that one day I had to have one of these cars. I have now enjoyed mine since 2005 and she is way more fun than I ever would have expected.
The car is a Factory Five Racing MkII Roadster and was hand-built in Calgary, Alberta throughout 2004 and delivered to my driveway January 2005. The car is powered with a 302 crate engine from Western Motorsports in Calgary, Alberta.
I based the *look* of the Cobra replicar on Allen English's car in Portland, Oregon. That car was unfortunately wrecked in a crash in the summer of in 2008. Not too worry, he's okay and now driving a beautiful blue CAV GT40 (aka Ford GT 40 replica).
This video was captured by my son Justin as we cruised around South Surrey and White Rock, BC Canada. It was produced for me as a gift by a good friend Phil Watkins.
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James Martell is the Publisher of KitCarConnection.com, a website devoted to kit cars and replicas. James Martell has long been an admirer of Carroll Shelby and his cars. As an avid fan, he owns a Shelby Cobra kit car that he drives in his leisure time. In his spare time he attends car shows, works on his website, and spends time with his family.
Birth of an FFR roadster
It took us 10 months to get from a bunch of boxes to this point. It has a homebuilt 347 which put 401 hp and 385 ft-lbs to the rollers and is proving to be a really fun car!
1965 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe Factory Five *SOLD*
1965 Factory Five Daytona Coupe. This award winner has a ford small block fuel injected 302 with tons of go fast goodies. Edlebrock Aluminum heads, VCP stack injection FMS 50 LBS injectors, redline Computer, Griffin Aluminum radiator, Tremec TKO 5 Speed, Weber clutch, Ford 8.8 rear end with a 3.83 gears. This has been converted to the 5 lug with disk brakes all the way around. 17" Halibrand racing wheels. Interior is ready for the race track with 6 point roll cage, Kirkey racing seats, 5 point Simpson Harness, Autometer gauges, Motolita steering wheel, and don't forget the A/C. Endless parts list. Here is your chance to have the cobra you always wanted and be able to drive in the rain. Looks like a race car, but this car is fully street legal. For further details, please call our Charlotte, NC showroom at 866-542-8392.