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Dave Friedman Motorsports Archive: 1958 Los Angeles Times Grand Prix at Riverside

We’ve mentioned photographer Dave Friedman before. He started shooting motorsports in the late 1950s and got hooked up with Carroll Shelby, becoming Shelby American’s official photographer, where he documented both the original Cobra builds and the Shelby racing team. With … Continue reading

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Shelby American, 1963-1964

More from the Dave Friedman collection of historic motorsport photos at the Benson Ford Research Center, these 286 photos are of Shelby American’s activities in 1963 and ’64. Shelby cars were successful but they had their defeats as well. Dave … Continue reading

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Shelby American, 1962-1963

Photographer Dave Friedman worked for Shelby American, chronicling the company’s racing efforts as well as its production cars. This photo of the beautiful Daytona Coupe, still in bare aluminum is part of a set of Friedman’s photos from 1962 and … Continue reading

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Building the First Cobra, 1962

Amazing what you can find on the internet. While looking for a photo of Carroll Shelby for our post on his passing, I came across some terrific historical photos that you probably haven’t seen before. Dave Friedman has had a … Continue reading

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