The Shelby Daytona Coupe was based on the AC Cobra roadster chassis and drive-train. Just six Daytona original coupes were built between 1964 and 1965. The chassis number of this Shelby is CSX 2300. This was the only time that a Cobra Daytona Coupe was painted with a white body finish with blue and red stripes. Chassis CSX 2300 was leased from Alan Mann by Ford of France for this race only. It competed in the national "Tri-Colore" of France. Well known French drivers Andre Simon and Jo Schlesser drove this coupe at the very tough Nurburgring course. The car finished 3rd in the GT III category, and 12th overall. After the race, this white coupe was returned to Alan Mann Racing in England where it was repainted in the official Guardsman Blue metallic and white stripe of the 1965 Shelby American team. Carroll Shelby himself owned this Daytona before it was sold by RM Auctions for $4.4 million on August 19, 2000

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