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Shelby’s ‘Original Venice Crew’ challenges Jaguar and Aston Martin for charity – Kurt Ernst @Hemmings


Introduced years apart and competing in different classes, it isn’t likely that a Shelby G.T. 350R, a Jaguar D-type and an Aston Martin DB4 GT ever fought for a race win in-period. Today, all three are available as OEM-built or licensed continuation cars, leading to an interesting challenge from “Original Venice Crew” (OVC) CEO Jim Marietta: Bring your reborn racers and compete against the new-old Shelby in a 10-lap dogfight at Southern California’s Willow Springs International Raceway, and the winner gets bragging rights plus a generous donation to the charity of its choice.

Read the rest of the article here at Hemmings