Carroll Shelby Quotes & Sayings

23 most famous Carroll Shelby quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He was an American designer who passed away on 10 May, 2012.

Carroll Shelby Quotes
“Driving race cars was an avenue for me to learn how to build my own car, and that was my ambition all along.”
Carroll Shelby Quotes
“I've always been asked, 'What is my favorite car?' and I've always said 'The next one.'”
“In 1964, when Lee Iacocca said, 'Shelby, I want you to make a sports car out of the Mustang,' the first thing I said was, 'Lee, you can't make a race horse out of a mule. I don't want to do it.' He said, 'I didn't ask you to make it; you work for me.'”
Carroll Shelby Quotes
“I'm not going to take this defeatist attitude and listen to all this crap any more from all these people who have nothing except doomsday to predict.”
Carroll Shelby Quotes
“I never made a damn dime until I started doing what I wanted.”
Carroll Shelby Quotes
“I didn't have time for my children much. I wasn't a very good parent; I had a pretty unhappy home life.”
Carroll Shelby Quotes
“My proudest moments are beating Ferrari for the World Championship in 1965, and working with Ford to win Le Mans in 1966 and 1967.”
Carroll Shelby Quotes
“Porsche and BMW drivers are arrogant.”
Carroll Shelby Quotes
“Racing has reached the point where it is pricing the young driver, no matter his talent, out of the game.”
Carroll Shelby Quotes
“What I wanted to do was build an automobile.”

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