Birthday Tribute For Carroll Shelby At The Petersen Automotive Museum In LA

Posted by on January 4, 2013 - more


 Los Angeles, Calif. (Dec., 2012) – Few names are as tightly interwoven with American car culture as Carroll Shelby. Father to the Shelby Cobras and Shelby Mustangs, Shelby was also a notable race driver with roots in the Grand Touring World Championships and the 24 Hours of Le Mans. His passing this past May impacted the entire industry and the Petersen Automotive Museum is honored to host a tribute in correlation with Shelby’s January birthday.

The Carroll Shelby Tribute Cruise-In at the Petersen Automotive Museum is presented by Hillbank Motor Sports and Superformance on Saturday, Jan. 12 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. There will be VIP Shelby vehicle parking (Cobras, Shelby Mustangs, Tigers, etc.) and preferred parking for show cars. A People’s Choice Award will be presented and the Petersen will extend discounted admission to all show participants. Breakfast and lunch will be available at Johnny Rockets, located in the museum lobby, and chili will be served in honor of Carroll Shelby.

“Few individuals in the auto industry have the iconic status of Carroll Shelby,” says Terry Karges, Executive Director of the Petersen. “This is the first birthday since his passing in May, and we knew that we had to host a tribute to celebrate the life of a man whose impact on our industry has been enormous.”

Parking is free for all Shelbys, Shelby replicas, hot rods, classics or other special interest vehicles and their drivers will receive 2 for 1 admission to the Petersen.  Shelbys and Shelby replicas will receive VIP parking. Regular parking rates apply for spectator vehicles. Spectator parking is free for the first 30 minutes and $2.00 each additional 30 minutes ($12.00 maximum). Shelby cruise-in is free to attend, but admission is required to view exhibitions inside the museum. For more information on the Carroll Shelby Tribute please call 949-900-1960. For more information on the Petersen Automotive Museum call 323-930-CARS.

The Petersen Automotive Museum Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational institution.  The Museum is located at 6060 Wilshire Boulevard (at Fairfax) in Los Angeles, California 90036.  Admission prices are $12 for general admission adults, $8 for seniors, $5 for students with ID, $3 for children ages 5 to 12. Museum members, active military with ID and children under five are admitted free. Vault tours are available for an additional $25, and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Parking is free for the first 30 minutes and $2.00 each additional 30 minutes. One hour validation with purchase of $10 or more in the Museum Store or Johnny Rockets located in the museum lobby.  Museum hours are Tuesday through Sunday from 10am to 6pm. For general Museum information, call 323/930-CARS or visit the Museum’s Web site at:



  1. Millard Ruot says:

    Thanx for the effort, keep up the good work Great work, I am going to start a small Blog Engine course work using your site I hope you enjoy blogging with the popular you express are really awesome. Hope you will right some more posts.

  2. tickle says:

    Thank you for any other informative blog. The place
    else may I am getting that kind of info written in such
    a perfect method? I have a venture that I’m simply now running on, and I have been on the look out for such info.

  3. Wow, this post is nice, my younger sister is analyzing these things,
    so I am going to let know her.

  4. Hi! I could have sworn I’ve been to this blog before but after reading through some of the post I
    realized it’s new to me. Nonetheless, I’m definitely happy I found it
    and I’ll be bookmarking and checking back frequently!

  5. Hello, Neat post. There is a problem with your website in web
    explorer, might test this? IE nonetheless is the marketplace chief and a good element of
    other folks will pass over your wonderful writing due to this

  6. elder care says:

    It is appropriate time to make some plans for the future
    and it’s time to be happy. I’ve read this post and if I
    could I desire to suggest you few interesting things or advice.
    Maybe you could write next articles referring to this
    article. I desire to read more things about it!

  7. It’s really a cool and helpful piece of information. I am glad that you shared this helpful
    info with us. Please keep us up to date like this. Thanks for sharing.

  8. Colby says:

    Since the admin of this web site is working, no uncertainty very soon it will be well-known, due to its quality contents.

  9. Percy says:

    Very good post. I’m dealing with a few of these issues as well..

  10. Howdy! This post couldn’t be written any better! Reading through this post reminds me of my previous room mate!
    He alays kept chatting about this. I will forrward this article to him.
    Pretty sure he will have a gookd read. Thank you for sharing!

  11. Its like you read my mind! You appear to know so much about this,
    like you wrote the book in it or something. I think that you can do with
    some pics to drive the message home a bit, but other than that, this
    is excellent blog. A great read. I’ll definitely be back.

  12. Andra says:

    Great blog right here! Also your website lots up very fast!

    What host are you the use of? Can I am getting your associate hyperlink for your
    host? I want my web site loaded up as fast as yours lol

  13. Caroline says:

    I have to thank you for the efforts you have put in penning this website.
    I’m hoping to see the same high-grade content by you
    in the future as well. In truth, your creative writing abilities has inspired me to get my very
    own website now ;)

  14. Hello very nice site!! Man .. Excellent .. Superb ..
    I will bookmark your site and take the feeds additionally?

    I’m happy to seek out so many useful info here within the
    submit, we want develop more techniques on this regard,
    thank you for sharing. . . . . .

  15. What’s up, after reading this amazing article i am too cheerful to share my familiarity here with friends.

  16. sales life says:

    Hi, I think your site might be having browser compatibility
    issues. When I look at your website in Opera, it looks fine but when opening in Internet Explorer, it
    has some overlapping. I just wanted to give you a quick heads up!
    Other then that, amazing blog!

  17. Hi there I am so delighted I found your website, I really found you by mistake, while I was looking on Bing for something else, Nonetheless I am
    here now and would just like to say thank you
    for a fantastic post and a all round interesting blog (I also love the theme/design), I don’t have time to read it all at
    the minute but I have bookmarked it and also added in your RSS feeds, so
    when I have time I will be back to read a great deal more,
    Please do keep up the fantastic b.

  18. Thank you a lot for sharing this with all people you
    really recognise what you are speaking approximately!
    Bookmarked. Kindly also seek advice from my site =).
    We can have a hyperlink alternate agreement between us

  19. After exploring a handful of the articles on your site, I seriously appreciate your
    technique of blogging. I book marked it to my bookmark
    site list and will be checking back soon. Please check out my web site as well
    and let me know what you think.

  20. I read this article completely about the difference of most up-to-date and earlier technologies, it’s remarkable article.

  21. Bert says:

    Thankfulness to my father who told me regarding
    this web site, this weblog is actually remarkable.

  22. Leandra says:

    I think the admin of this website is genuinely working hard in support of his web page, because here every material is quality based

  23. Heya i am for the first time here. I came across this board and I find
    It really useful & it helped me out much. I hope to give something back and aid others
    like you aided me.

  24. Franchesca says:

    I like it when folks get together and share thoughts.
    Great site, keep it up!

  25. Delmar says:

    I’m gone to tell my little brother, that
    he should also pay a visit this weblog on regular basis to
    take updated from most up-to-date gossip.

  26. Messing says:

    cool! but i love to surf videos with good shaky stuff.Check Some Shakings you will love

  27. says:

    I loved as much as you’ll receive carried out right here.
    The sketch is attractive, your authored material stylish.
    nonetheless, you command get got an impatience over that you wish be delivering the following.
    unwell unquestionably come further formerly again since exactly the same nearly a
    lot often inside case you shield this hike.

  28. Thanks in support of sharing such a pleasant thought, paragraph is nice, thats why i have read it completely

  29. My brother recommended I might like this blog. He was totally right.

    This post truly made my day. You cann’t imagine simply how much time I had spent
    for this information! Thanks!

  30. Lucie says:

    Hi there, constantly i used to check webpage posts here early in the morning, because i love to learn more and more.

  31. With havin so much content and articles do you ever run into any problems of plagorism or copyright infringement?
    My site has a lot of exclusive content I’ve either created myself or outsourced but
    it appears a lot of it is popping it up all over the internet without my authorization. Do
    you know any methods to help protect against content
    from being ripped off? I’d really appreciate it.

  32. Boyce says:

    After exploring a handful of the blog posts on your web
    site, I honestly like your technique of blogging. I saved as a favorite it to my
    bookmark site list and will be checking back in the
    near future. Take a look at my web site as well and let me know what you

  33. Rhea says:

    Right now it sounds like Drupal is the preferred blogging platform available right now.
    (from what I’ve read) Is that what you’re using on your blog?

  34. Renate says:

    Very descriptive article, I liked that a lot. Will there be a part

  35. Vallie says:

    You ought to take part in a contest for one of the greatest blogs on the net.
    I’m going to recommend this blog!

  36. My brother recommended I might like this blog. He was entirely right.
    This post truly made my day. You can not
    imagine simply how much time I had spent for this information! Thanks!

  37. Hi Dear, are you in fact visiting this web site on a regular basis, if so after that you will
    definitely obtain good experience.

  38. It’s amazing in favor of me to have a web site, which is beneficial for my knowledge.
    thanks admin

  39. Great article! We will be linking to this great post
    on our site. Keep up the good writing.

  40. An intriguing discussion is worth comment. I do think that you need to write more on this subject, it might not be a taboo matter but usually
    people don’t talk about these subjects. To the next! Many thanks!!

  41. Noelia says:

    Hi! I just wanted to ask if you ever have any issues with hackers?
    My last blog (wordpress) was hacked and I ended up losing
    a few months of hard work due to no back up. Do you have any methods to prevent hackers?

  42. Hi there, just wanted to tell you, I enjoyed this blog post.
    It was helpful. Keep on posting!

  43. Great article, exactly what I needed.

  44. First off I want to say terrific blog! I had a quick question that I’d
    like to ask if you do not mind. I was curious to know how you center yourself and clear your head before writing.
    I have had a difficult time clearing my thoughts in getting
    my ideas out there. I truly do enjoy writing but it just seems like the first
    10 to 15 minutes are generally lost just trying to figure out how to begin. Any ideas
    or tips? Many thanks!

  45. I read this paragraph completely about the difference of most up-to-date and earlier technologies,
    it’s remarkable article.

  46. I am really loving the theme/design of your
    website. Do you ever run into any browser compatibility issues?
    A number of my blog visitors have complained about my blog not working correctly in Explorer but looks
    great in Safari. Do you have any advice to help fix this problem?

  47. Marquis says:

    Hey there! This is kind of off topic but I need some advice from an established blog.

    Is it very hard to set up your own blog? I’m not very
    techincal but I can figure things out pretty fast.
    I’m thinking about making my own but I’m not sure where to begin. Do you have any points or
    suggestions? Thanks

  48. sales life says:

    Good post. I learn something new and challenging on blogs I stumbleupon everyday.
    It’s always useful to read articles from other writers and use a little something
    from other websites.

  49. Your style is very unique in comparison to other people I’ve read
    stuff from. I appreciate you for posting when you’ve got the opportunity, Guess I will
    just book mark this web site.

  50. Nick says:

    I could not resist commenting. Very well written!

  51. I’m truly enjoying the design and layout of your site.
    It’s a very easy on the eyes which makes it much more enjoyable
    for me to come here and visit more often. Did you hire out a developer to create your theme?
    Exceptional work!

  52. Denny says:

    Thank you for the good writeup. It in reality was a leisure account it.
    Glance complex to more delivered agreeable from
    you! By the way, how can we be in contact?

  53. says:

    I do not know if it’s just me or if everybody else experiencing issues with your blog.

    It appears like some of the text within your posts are running off
    the screen. Can someone else please comment and let me know
    if this is happening to them as well? This might be a issue with
    my browser because I’ve had this happen previously.

  54. Yes! Finally someone writes about credit card debt.

  55. Hi there just wanted to give you a quick heads
    up and let you know a few of the pictures aren’t loading correctly.
    I’m not sure why but I think its a linking issue. I’ve tried it in two different browsers and both show the same outcome.

  56. sales skills says:

    Very good site you have here but I was curious about if you knew of any forums that cover the same topics
    talked about in this article? I’d really like to be a part of online community where I can get responses from other experienced individuals that share the
    same interest. If you have any suggestions, please let
    me know. Bless you!

  57. Charli says:

    Hi there, i read your blog occasionally and i own a
    similar one and i was just wondering if you get
    a lot of spam responses? If so how do you stop it, any plugin or anything you can suggest?
    I get so much lately it’s driving me insane so any help is very much

  58. Remarkable issues here. I’m very glad to peer your
    article. Thanks a lot and I am taking a look forward to contact you.
    Will you kindly drop me a mail?

  59. Inspiring quest there. What occurred after? Good luck!

  60. Hello, yes this article is truly nice and I have learned lot of things from it on the topic of blogging.

  61. Hello Dear, are you in fact visiting this site on a regular basis, if
    so afterward you will absolutely get nice knowledge.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *