The event will take place August 18th-20th during Monterey Car Week; Includes private tours, cocktail parties, rides in Superformance cars, and special access at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion.
Monterey, Calif. (August, 2016) – Superformance, the leading manufacturer of 1960s era continuation sports cars, has teamed up with Shelby American for the 2016 Team Shelby VIP Experience at Monterey Classic Car Week. Experience Monterey Car Week like never before with access to exclusive events including autograph sessions with Edsel Ford II and Henry Ford III, Aaron Shelby and Allen Grant, as well as a scenic coastal drive along Highway 1 in iconic Superformance cars, a private backstage preview of the Shelby cars at the RM Auction, and exclusive at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca for the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion.
2016 marks the 50th Anniversary of the Shelby GT40 winning the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans and earlier this year, Superformance and Shelby American collaborated for a run of 20, limited edition 50th Anniversary GT40s to commemorate the milestone. In addition to the GT40, Superformance also makes continuation Shelby Cobras ranging from the original slab-side Roadster and FIA cars to the powerful 427 S/C and Shelby Daytona Coupes, all of which will be part of this year’s Team Shelby VIP Experience.
“It’s an honor to carry out the legacy of the great Carroll Shelby by continuing to make his iconic cars of the 1960s”, said Superformance CEO, Lance Stander. “Carroll was a big fan of our cars and gave us the approval to bear his name which makes hosting this Team Shelby event extra special.”
Thursday, August 18th will kick off with a private RM Sotheby’s Auction tour of the Shelby cars going over the block, including the first Cobra ever built – CSX2000 followed by a cocktail reception. On Friday, August 19th, guests will have the opportunity to ride in Superformance cars to lunch on the California Coast. On Saturday, August 20th the weekend culminates with a track day at Laguna Seca. Guests will receive a tour of the Ford Garage, including an overview of the P1015 GT40 and new Ford GT, lunch and an autograph session with Ford and Shelby legends, Q & A with Aaron Shelby along with a special guest and a paddock ticket to the races and corral parking.
For more information on the Team Shelby VIP Experience, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on Superformance and its full line of continuation vehicles go to www.Superformance.com or call (800) 297-6253.
Superformance is a distributor of complete continuation and reproductions of 1960’s race and street cars and was one of the first players in the industry. Superformance has earned its reputation with attention to detail, quality craftsmanship, fit and finish and customer service. Its products are endorsed by our licensees from trademark holders which add authenticity and increase the resale value. Superformance products are manufactured using all new parts which are factory assembled to ensure continuity and consistency in construction. All GT40 sales are recorded in the Shelby World registry. Superformance has a dedicated independent dealer network who together have distributed over 4000 units worldwide.
ABOUT SHELBY AMERICAN, INC.
Founded by legend Carroll Shelby, Shelby American manufactures and markets performance vehicles and related products. The company builds authentic continuation Cobras, including the 427 S/C, 289 FIA, 289 street car and Daytona Coupe component vehicles; it offers the Shelby GT, 1000, GT500 Super Snake and GTS post-title packages for the 2005-2016 Ford Mustang. Shelby American also builds the Shelby Raptor and Shelby F-150 muscle truck. For more information, visit www.Shelby.com.