real 1966 shelby gt350 race car

When we talk about classic Shelby Mustangs, this Sapphire Blue GT350 is as awesome as it gets. I’m talking about a real deal 1966 Shelby GT350 race car campaigned back in the day by Indycar racers Jaques Lazier and Tom Bagley and sold for $145,000 at Bring a Trailer in 2018.

historic 1966 shelby gt350 start up and laps

The Historic Shelby GT350 sports a George Forge/Motor Masters built 11.7 to 1 compression 306 V8 engine based on Boss 302 block dynoed at 428 horsepower and 380 pounds of torque. The power is transferred using built top loader 4-speed and 4.11 geared Ford 9″ rear with Mark Williams axles.

Play the first video to listen to the snarling V8 sound and then the second video below.

Now that you warmed up with the intimidating V8 engine sounds of this Historic 1966 Shelby GT350 race car, it is time for some track footage. Play the second video to watch this beast dialing in the chassis at the Autobahn Country Club South Track in Joliet, Illinois.

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