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Jenny Smith – Cystic Fibrosis does not define this woman!

By John | February 8, 2024

What do the annual London (Ohio) Cobra Show, hundreds of hand-built high-performance race and street cars, and Cystic Fibrosis have in common? JENNY SMITH. Jenny was born with Cystic Fibrosis, to a family that developed the largest “Component Kit Car”…

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Mark Hoyle – Colon Cancer Warrior, Husband, Dad and Police Officer

By John | January 23, 2024

When folks ask “Why are you doing this charity drive?”, my 48 year old friend Mark is a huge answer to that question. In the fall of 2023, he was in great shape, and with his wife Diana, helping to…

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Planning is WORK! Folding bikes!

By John | January 6, 2024

Hey, this trip requires a lot of pre-event work!!! Who knew? After we three cousins decided to drive Route 66 in May, 2024, to try to benefit our favorite charities, I figured we were all set. Now, just buy some…

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Aardvark Cobra build, for Route 66 adventure

By John | January 5, 2024

This article written by Nicole Smith of Factory Five Racing for their newsletter.  Aardvark, FFR Mk 4 build Posted on September 21, 2023 by Nicole Smith in What’s New Factory Five customer Col. Gale L. from Michigan purchased a Factory Five Mk4 Roadster…

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Building a car for “C3 on Route 66”

By John | July 15, 2023

You must have a cool car to drive the iconic 2400 mile Route 66 from Chicago to Santa Monica, right? I agree, so I’m building a Factory Five Racing replica 1965 Cobra roadster for the trip. The kit is excellent:…

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How a RING joined our CAUSES on Route 66

By Mike | July 15, 2023

This is not a story about a piston ring or a ring gear. It’s about a substitute for an engagement ring that only car enthusiasts will appreciate. You see, Brad was a self-proclaimed computer geek looking for something to get…

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