Shelby American, a wholly owned subsidiary of Carroll Shelby International Inc. announced a new program that allows Shelby enthusiasts a chance to drive a Shelby vehicle on the track before they even place an order. the first event will be held on May 9, 2015, at the Spring Mountain Motor Resort & Country Club in Pahrump, Nevada. The lineup of vehicles to choose from include the base model 2015 Ford Mustang GT, the 627 HP 2015 Shelby GT, and the 2014 Shelby GT500.
“There’s simply no better way to experience the exhilaration of genuine Shelby performance than on the track,” said Joe Conway, co-CEO of Carroll Shelby International and CEO of Shelby American. “True to the spirit of Carroll’s vision, our current Shelby lineup was bred to outperform. Our ‘Try Before You Buy’ experience gives anyone on the fence about a Shelby, every reason to get into the vehicle of their dreams.”
“Once you climb into the cockpit of a Shelby, you’re hooked,” said Shelby American Vice President of Marketing, Gary SchechnerEach track will be limited to 20 guests who will receive personal instruction from a professional driver. The race track at Spring Mountain Motor Resort & Country Club is a fantastic combination of fast sweeping corners, quick esses, off-camber turns, over 125 feet of elevation change and four high-speed straights including a half mile straight. So if you weren’t already sold on a Shelby before, this program will surely sweeten the deal.