Shelby America and Scott Drake Split Ways

Shelby Performance Parts LLC, a joint venture between Shelby America and Mustang parts wholesaler Scott Drake has ended. Carroll Shelby known being as shrewd businessman nearly as much as he is for his world-renowned cars. Yet, stardom sometimes makes for a fickle business partner. In this case the joint venture between the two Ford icons has come to a close. The two had been in partnership since 2007.  Shelby is launching a wholly owned parts division: http://www.shelbystore.com.

“Effective 20 January 2010, Shelby Performance Parts will merge with the Shelby Store. Both merged sites will function under the ShelbyStore.com website for an interim periodand will be 100% owned and operated by Shelby American, Inc. in Las Vegas, Nevada.”

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