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In Memoriam Bill Ford

The last member of the Ford family to occupy a senior executive position Ford Motor Co. Chairman, William Clay Ford Jr., 88 “Bill Ford” passed this week from pneumonia. Bill was a grandson of Edsel Ford, and for most of his career occupied the position of Executive Chairman. His cousin, Edsel Ford II, filled positions […]

Carroll Shelby: Welcome In Throne Rooms, Board Rooms and Bedrooms

Autographed picture of Carroll Shelby to Glenn Campbell

His looks, easy laugh and smile and his unpretentious “good old boy” guise, coupled with his racecar driver-builder fame made him welcome in throne rooms, board rooms, bedrooms and with his eponymous brand of chili seasonings and corn bread mix, even the kitchen. It might have included the bathroom if his Carroll Shelby Pit Stop […]