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01-02——The first Shelby Daytona Coupe, chassis CSX2287, built to beat Ferrari in the FIA World Championship.

03-04——–CSX2287’s first race was the 1964 Daytona 2000km. Its day ended early after a fuel fire in the pits

         05——-In its last race, four of CSX2287’s five sister cars joined it at Le Mans, 1965, where it DNF’d

          06-07——In November 1965, Craig Breedlove used the retired CSX2287 to set 23 speed records at Bonneville

       
08—–Shelby sold CSX2287 It disappeared for 30 years and today is on display at the Simone Museum.

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Bonus Video! (Because I forgot I did this sometimes!)

1965 Goodyear Spirit Of America Sonic I Promo

From when rocket cars ruled the earth. Despite the album-filler Beach Boys song about him, Craig Breedlove may be my favorite Craig.

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Craig Breedlove 

Bonneville Record´s

1962 - 388.47 mph / 407.45 mph

1964 - 468.72 mph / 526.28 mph / 536.71 mph

1965 - 555.483 mph / 576.553 mph / 600.601 mph / 608.201 mph / 308.506 mph

1970 - 630.388 mph 

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05 / Ago / 1963 - 407.45 mph 
13 / Octo/ 1964 - 468.719 mph 
15 / Octo/ 1964 - 536.277 mph
02 / Nove/ 1965 - 608.201 mph
15 / Nove/ 1965 - 600.601 mph 

Speed records in an AMX 1968 

400 mph ( x ) 500 mph ( x ) 600 mph ( x )