In 1967, Carroll Shelby had a new King Cobra designed by Len Terry and built by Phil Remington. Powered by a 325-cid Ford, it didn’t handle well and the effort was abandoned after Jerry Titus crashed it at Las Vegas.
Photo: Dave Friedman
By almost anyone’s measure, one of the things that made the Golden Era golden was the Canadian-American Challenge Cup or the Can-Am. It was the pinnacle of American road racing. The cars were the ultimate in racing machines, to the extent that they were faster than Indycars and those running in Formula One. There were almost no limitations in design other than that there had to be two seats and bodywork enclosing the wheels. In other words, anything went. In…
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