MARTINEZ, Calif., April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Free to all spectators, car buffs will have a chance to see a record-setting display of Shelby Cobras and other classic cars from Ford Motor Company starting at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 2 at The Cobra Experience in Martinez. This will be the largest display of original Shelby Cobras in California, possibly in the United States, with a dozen or more of the classics to see and enjoy. The show runs until 2 p.m. and will feature over 100 Shelby Cobras and Ford cars produced prior to 1970. 

Spectators who donate $20 or more will have a memorable opportunity to ride in an original Shelby Cobra or other classic Ford car in the "Final Cruise Lap", a short drive at the close of the show.

The Cobra Day Show is directly adjacent to The Cobra Experience, a 25,000 SF museum that showcases original Cobra’s, Shelby Mustangs, Daytona Coupe, GT40, King Cobra, Sunbeam Tigers and a Lotus. 

Currently there are 24 cars on display, enhanced by engine and wheel displays, posters, photos and a shop scene as it was at Shelby American in the 60’s. Unique to the museum is a 40-seat surround sound theater featuring a HD film about the cars and the Ford and Shelby American story. Attendees can enjoy the once-a-year Cobra Day car show and The Cobra Experience during the same visit.

Proceeds benefit The Cobra Experience, a non-profit museum committed to the promotion, conservation, education, and preservation of the cars produced by Shelby American.

The event is in Martinez, CA at The Cobra Experience, 777 Arnold Drive. For more information, visit Those interested in entering a vehicle and subscribing to email updates may do so online. Bring the family and head to Martinez to enjoy an amazing Saturday of original Shelby Cobras and other great classic Fords.

Contact Information:

DJEK Inc. dba The Cobra Experience
Emily Lambert, Managing Director
777 Arnold Drive, Suite 200
Martinez, CA 94553
Tel: 925-558-5585