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The Shelby Daytona Coupe (also referred to as the Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe) was a coupé based loosely on the AC Cobra roadster chassis and drive-train

Two AC Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe on the starting line, at the 24 Heures du Mans Grant and Gurney on the car 9 and Johnson and Payne on the car

Paul Hawkins - Monaco - 1965 He is one of only two Formula One drivers, along with Italian Alberto Ascari, to have crashed into the harbour in Monaco during a Grand Prix. He escaped from the crash unhurt. Hawkins struck the wooden barrier at the entry and spun through the straw bales and over the edge of the quay and into the harbour. The Lotus sank to the bottom and the rugged Australian bobbed to the surface and struck out for shore, while boats went to his rescue.

Monaco GP, 1965 🇮🇩 Paul Hawkins crashes the barriers and plunges into Monaco harbor. The only driver with Alberto Ascari two ever do that. Like his Italian predecessor, he bobbed up and survived, while his Lotus sank to the bottom.


Chris Amon’s Ferrari at the 1968 British Grand Prix. Amon wasn’t known for his luck, and his car would seem to have gotten luckier than Chris that day… But he did come in second at the …

Jochen Rindt’s Crash – ’69 Spanish Grand Prix, Montjuich, Lotus 49B

The 1969 Spanish Grand Prix was the last ever race featuring Formula 1 cars with the "high-wing", the two Lotus cars.Jochen Rindt and Graham Hill.

John Watson, Martini Brabham BT45B-Alfa Romero, #7, (DSQ), US GP, Long Beach, 1977.

John Watson, Martini Brabham BT45B-Alfa Romero, #7, (DSQ), US GP, Long Beach, 1977.

The Snake charmer himself!!!  Carroll Shelby...

Carroll Shelby at Riverside California in 1965 charming some more 'cobra' power from a Mustang GT 350 - image by Bettmann/Corbis