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Welcome to Live Drive Podcasts(under construction)

What's it like starting three of the most unique car companies in the world?


Mark has shared his car-making journey with his Smyth facebook fans for years. From starting Factory Five Racing in his sister's garage to Local Motors and Smyth Performance today, he talks about all the hard truths and the reality of what it's like in the tough world that is auto business.


Making and spending millions in persuit of doing what you love with family, legal drama, and all the wins and losses out in the open during his LiveDrive commutes.

More live drive Story telling rough cuts below

Mark shares stories about the founding of Factory Five Racing, Local Motors and Smyth Performance. Shelby and Ford lawsuits, good guys and bad guys in the weird as hell old days of kit cars

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