The 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe - CSX2287


Dan Gurney and Bob Bondurant drove the original 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe, chassis number CSX2287, in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, on June 20-21, 1964. Bernard Cahier/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

In 1971, a successful race car from the mid-1960s was driven into a California storage unit, and then forgotten by almost everyone for the next 30 years. But that’s not the most interesting part of this car’s story, to say the least. Join Scott and Ben as they unravel the near-unbelievable (but true) history of the 1964 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe, chassis number CSX2287.

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