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Double Jeopardy? Shelby loses lawsuit against Factory Five Racing

by Drew Phillips (RSS feed) on Feb 22nd, 2010 at 1:05PM

The conflicts between Carroll Shelby and various kit car makers are well known and sometimes seem never-ending. Massachusetts-based Factory Five Racing has been at the forefront of the lawsuits with Shelby, and the two have been in battling it out in the courtroom for a decade. The initial lawsuit, filed in the year 2000, resulted in a settlement that barred Factory Five from using the terms "Cobra, 427 S/C, Shelby, Shelby Cobra, Daytona Coupe and Daytona Coupe Cobra" on any of their products. The two parties were at peace for eight years until Shelby filed another lawsuit in December... Read More

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