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Night of Champions Dinner to honor auto legend Carroll Shelby

John Force to serve as guest speaker at Apr. 1 Mel Larson Night of Champions Dinner; SCC fete to honor auto legend Carroll ShelbyJohn Force to serve as guest speaker at Apr. 1 Mel Larson Night of Champions Dinner; SCC fete to honor auto legend Carroll Shelby

Fourteen-time NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Funny Car champion John Force will be the guest speaker at the fourth annual Speedway Children’s Charities Mel Larson Night of Champions Dinner.

This year’s event will honor American automotive and motorsports legend Carroll Shelby and will be held in the Bellagio Hotel & Casino’s Grand Ballroom in Las Vegas on Wednesday, April 1.

“Carroll sets the bar very high for everyone else in motorsports,” said Force, who has 126 NHRA Funny Car final-round wins to his credit. “He is truly a legend and I feel honored to be a part of any function that honors him and his accomplishments. We have a lot in common. We’re both racers; we’re both Ford guys and we’re both big storytellers. It’ll be great to get together with him again in Las Vegas.”

Shelby, born in 1923 in Leesburg, Texas, is known world-wide for his automotive designs and constructions. He is most recognized for his design of the Ford Shelby Cobra, but he also was involved in the development of specialty autos for Oldsmobile and Dodge, including the Dodge Viper.

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