The Last Shelby Cobra – My Times With Carroll Shelby Presented by Author and Automotive Executive Chris Theodore

SAVE THE DATE!!! Saturday May 29, 2021 10:00am at The M1 Concourse Garage 6 and 7 Chris Theodore will be speaking to the Great Lakes Cobra Club about his book The Last Shelby Cobra and his times with Carroll Shelby. Chris will have books available for purchase and signing.  Please support our guest speaker. Also[…]

2020 is in the Rearview Mirror…Let’s Focus on Making 2021 our Best Year Yet!

Greetings Great Lakes Cobra Club Friends! In past years we lamented about cool temperatures, too much rain, winter came to early, and so on… Who would have thought 2020 would have brought the challenges we have faced? On top of the impacts associated with COVID, we lost two members of our GLCC family: Bill Gill[…]

GLCC Joins Alfa Romeo Club for AutoCross School and Events!

Our new friends Scott Whitford and David Small presented at our March Meeting the Art of Auto Cross. We arranged this as many members expressed interest in learning more and participating in AutoCross activities. The schedule for 2019 follows: Autocross School:  May 5th at 9:30am. Oakland University (Lot #37 South edge near Squirrel).  This is[…]

2005 Superformance Mark 3 Cobra (10 year Anniversary Addition) For Sale: $64,995

Our good friend Jim Malak is departing with his beautiful 2005 Superformance Mark 3 Cobra (10 year Anniversary Addition) Options Include:   Full removable top and a tonneau cover. Roadster front and rear bumpers in stainless steel. Glove box, Tinted Sunvisor and side windshield wind deflectors. RTs Heavy duty rear upper shock mounts. RTs Racing inspired[…]

2018 Year in Review

   The purpose of this update is to reflect on 2018 and to peek into 2019.  Frankly, spring cannot come fast enough! Throughout the year you have provided feedback on the Club and the events. Thank you.  That feedback has been critical to shaping the Club and creating memorable experiences enjoyable by all. In 2018, we created 30 opportunities to gather,[…]

August Meeting, Dinner and WDC Viewing and Cruise at Pasteiner’s

Some traditions are worth repeating and our Pre Dream Cruise gathering at Pasteiner’s is one of them. On Tuesday August 14th at 6:00 pm (you can arrive as early as 5:00 pm) we will be taking over Steve’s parking lot (33202 Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009), hanging out, having dinner and watching (and participating in) the[…]

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. […]

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,[…]

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[…]