The first Cobra Daytona Coupe, seen here leaving the pits in company with a Ferrari GTO at the 1964 Sebring 12 hours, was one of the earliest designs to allow radiator air to flow up and out through vents in its hood.
Photo: Ozzie Lyons / www.petelyons.com
Howden Ganley stopped by our vendor booth at the recent Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, where one of the old photos we showed him started a discussion so interesting that I’m keen to share it with you.
The picture was made by Art Evans at Palm Springs in November, 1956. It shows Carroll Shelby in a John Edgar Ferrari, and it’s a fine and satisfying image in itself, but look at the very front of the car, down below the radiator intake.
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