Lely High School teacher Chris Black is taking on a huge project in his spare time. He’s building a car—a 1960s Shelby Cobra race car to be exact.
Okay, you’re probably thinking, “Black must be a shop teacher, right? Or maybe Lely has an auto mechanics program?” No, Black’s the school’s Media Specialist—which makes his huge undertaking all the more fascinating.
“I’ve always been a classic car guy,” Chris Black explains. “I got that from my dad. I go to automobile auctions and car shows, and I’ve always wanted a 1960s-type muscle car.”
Black has been planning to add a 1960s muscle car to his garage for years. He’s just been biding his time until his son finished his education—and cleared up a little disposable income…