Factory Five Mk3 and Mk4 New Build Manual

Introduction If you dream of building, owning, and driving an AC Cobra, you’ve come to the right place! BUILD MANUAL details the construction of an all-new — that is, non-donor — Factory Five Racing (FFR) Roadster, generally referred to as the Mk3 or Mk41 as well as the 289 USRRC period-correct version and the MK4 Challenge racer. The FFR Roadster is a replica of the AC Cobra: see also Legacy of[…]

A Teenage Obsession Became a Shelby Mustang Collection

  After seeing a 1968 Shelby Mustang at 17, William Deary started collecting all things Carroll Shelby—first posters and tees, then cars William Deary, a health-care entrepreneur from Jackson, Mich., on his Original Venice Crew 1965 Shelby Mustang GT350R, as told to A.J. Baime in the Wall Street Journal. When I was 17, I visited[…]

GLCC Season Kick-off Event at The Lingenfelter Collection

On March 24th, we held our 2018 Season Kick-off Event at The Lingenfelter Collection.  A very rare opportunity for a private visit to Ken’s collection of fine automobiles. The Collection is said to be the 5th largest private collection in the country. Nearly 50 people enjoyed the afternoon strolling through Ken’s cars and catching up. […]

Last Call for the 2018 GLCC Season Kick-off Event on March 24!

Another GLCC First! A private world renown car collection, that is typically only open for Charity Events and seldom to private groups, is being opened just for GLCC… (Press Play) <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> PLUS!!! John Clor, Ford[…]

Announcing the 2018 GLCC Season Kick-off Event on March 24!

Another GLCC First! A private world renown car collection, that is typically only open for Charity Events and seldom to private groups, is being opened just for GLCC… (Press Play)  PLUS!!! John Clor, Ford Performance Communication Manager as our Guest Speaker!     Veteran automotive journalist, author and marketer John M. Clor has owned,[…]

The Ferrari, the Cobra, and the crickets in the garage

From Tom Cotter: <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> he first thing I notice when I lift the garage door (likely the first time it had been opened in decades) was a rather pedestrian mid-1980s BMW 325ix. That and the crickets. The Bimmer is cool, but I was lured to[…]

Arizona Auction Week Recap

High-dollar Ferrari hammers ‘sold,’ former President Bush visits Scottsdale to benefit charity Arizona Auction Week wraps up today with sales continuing at Barrett-Jackson, Russo and Steele and Silver Auctions Arizona, but it will be somewhat anti-climactic after an amazing Saturday. On Saturday, the high-dollar sale of the week was achieved when a 1965 Ferrari 275[…]

Great Lakes Cobra Club – New Website for 2018

  Important Background In 2016 the Board set forth the process to create and use a Google Enterprise Account for email and document storage. The initial purpose behind this was to create a GLCC documentation system to facilitate succession of any Board member. Simply moving communication and documentation from personal accounts to a GLCC account…and[…]