Remembering Carroll Shelby
Free Webcast of Memorial Service
Larry Jewett - May 30, 2012 06:48 AM
Carroll Shelby with Edsel Ford at SEMAFord Motor Company
Carroll Shelby in 1963TimePIece PR
Shelby American, Inc. and the Carroll Shelby Foundation have announced that the Carroll Shelby Tribute Celebration, being held at 6 p.m. Pacific Time on Wednesday, May 30, at the Petersen Automotive Museum, will be broadcast live worldwide via a free webcast. In addition to viewing the ceremony, enthusiasts are encouraged to join Shelby owners around the world in a “rev your engine” salute to the life of an American icon.
“We’re so excited to share this farewell tribute of an American legend with all of the Shelby and automotive fans around the world,” said Jenni Shreeves, director of the Carroll Shelby Foundation. “Carroll genuinely valued the people who admired and owned his cars. Giving them to be a part of this tribute is truly what he wanted.”
The live webcast will begin at 6 p.m. Pacific Time with pre-ceremony video. The memorial will start at approximately 7 p.m. Webcast links will be available at www.cscf.org, www.shelbynation.com, www.teamshelby.com and www.shelbyamerican.com
Jay Leno will serve as the master of ceremonies for the event. Scheduled guest speakers include Edsel Ford, Dan Gurney, Bob Hoover and Bill Neale. Guests range from close friends, Shelby executives, Ford Motor Company leadership and television personalities. Attendance was invitation-only. The Petersen Automotive Museum will have a special display of Shelby cars until June 3.