NEWS FROM IN THE SHOP & ON THE ROAD
NO TOURS FEBRUARY 27
February 24, 2015
We will be closed for tours this Friday, February 27th. Sorry for any inconvenience.
In the Pipeline: Mutual fans Chip Foose and John Oates meet to share autos and tunes
February 13, 2015
It's really something to watch two masters from different universes. It happened last week when one of the most acclaimed singer/songwriters of his generation got to meet one of his favorite artists in Huntington Beach.
CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS 12/22/14 - 01/05/15
December 10, 2014
We will be closing for the holidays. No tours will be offered between December 22, 2014 through January 5, 2015. Happy Holidays!
NO TOURS NOVEMBER 21 & 26-28.
November 20, 2014
No tours at the shop Friday November 21st, sorry for the late notice. In addition, we will be closed for Thanksgiving from November 26th, 27th, and 28th.
CHIP'S 2014 SEMA SCHEDULE
October 20, 2014
The SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada is always the biggest show of the year for Foose Design. This might be our busiest SEMA yet! In addition to unveiling 3 new Foose vehicles, Chip will also be building an Overhaulin' vehicle on-site with the A-Team all week long.
Check out the official 2014 SEMA Appearance Schedule for Chip Foose below:
Tuesday November 4th
9am-11am BASF Booth #21455 - Autographs
1130am-130pm 3M Booth #12343 - Autographs
2pm-230pm BASF Booth #21455 - '60 Starliner Unveiling
3pm-4pm Ford Booth #22200 - 2015 Foose SEMA Mustang Unveil and Autographs
Wednesday November 5th
10am-1130am 3M Booth #12343 - Autographs
12pm-130pm Foose Big Rig - Autographs
330pm-5pm Magnaflow Booth #23543 - Ford GT Unveil and Autographs
Thursday November 6th
9am-11am BASF Booth #21455 - Autographs
12pm-130pm Velocity LIVE Event at Westgate Hotel in the Theater
3pm-5pm Pirelli Booth #41031 - Autographs
Friday November 7th
10am-12pm Lincoln Electric Booth #24843 - Autographs
1pm-2pm Phoenix Fuel Converter Booth #34277 - Autographs
230pm-430pm Foose Big Rig - Autographs
5pm-1030pm Overhaulin' Vehicle Unveil at SEMA Ignited at The Linq
NO TOURS DURING SEMA WEEK
October 19, 2014
From November 3rd to November 7th we will not be doing our usual tours at the Foose shop. We'll be at the SEMA show in Las Vegas all week long and hope to see you there.
We'll resume our public tours (we start at noon sharp!) on Monday, November 10th.
NO TOURS OCTOBER 3RD
October 3, 2014
No tours at the shop October 3rd, sorry for the late notice.
Unless posted otherwise, we are open to the public for tours at noon sharp, M-F.
COLO'S CLASSIC CAR SHOW OCT. 4-5
September 27, 2014
The 7th annual COLO's Classic Car Show has gotten so big that they've expanded the event to two days!
We're kicking off Saturday, October 4th with the COLO's Cruise-In at Mac Tools USA Headquarters. Sunday, October 5th, the car show itself begins at noon at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.
Chip Foose will be on hand both days of the event on behalf of longtime tool sponsor Mac Tools.
SPECIAL PAINT SCHEME FOR GREG BIFFLE'S #16 NASCAR AT BRISTOL NIGHT RACE
August 21, 2014
ST. PAUL, Minn., (August 13, 2014) – At the NASCAR Sprint Cup night race at Bristol, NASCAR star Greg Biffle will be driving a No. 16 3M Ford Fusion with a strong force behind it – the power of the 3M Hire Our Heroes program.
Biffle’s No. 16 3M Hire Our Heroes Ford Fusion will feature a paint scheme created by legendary car designer Chip Foose to honor the veterans recognized through the 3M Hire Our Heroes program in 2014. To date, some 55 military members and their families have received tool grants and scholarships through the program, totaling some $250,000. It is the second year that the 3M Automotive Aftermarket Division has led the 3M Hire Our Heroes program and run a special paint scheme with Chip Foose.
Biffle has one pole, six top-five finishes and has led 438 laps at the Bristol bullring. Currently, Biffle is in 12th in the Chase for the Sprint Cup after Watkins Glen.
For the Bristol race, Biffle’s hood design reflects the transition of a soldier in camouflage to a collision industry professional. The camouflage is peeling away to showcase the stars and stripes underneath. On the hood, a saluting soldier is flanked by two auto body repairers – a painter and a welder.
"It’s an honor to drive a car that recognizes the many contributions of our country’s military members while they were on active duty, and also support a program that enables them to learn new skills that translate to careers in the collision industry now that they are back home,” said Biffle. "And, it’s incredible to race a car with a paint scheme designed by Chip Foose – one of my automotive heroes.”
Foose said the program is tremendous in building awareness of opportunities in the collision industry, and recognizing those who have served.
"For the August Bristol race, I was lucky to be able to design the 3M Hire Our Heroes Ford Fusion,” said Foose. "The design was inspired by the fact that every soldier wears the camouflage uniform, but underneath that uniform is the heart of an American. The car recognizes that – and as the camo is being torn off, it exposes the red, white and blue. We’re proud of the 3M Hire Our Heroes tool grant recipients and look forward to having them become members of the collision repair industry.”
NO TOURS AUGUST 11-15
August 5, 2014
Foose Design Headquarters will be closed for tours August 11th to August 15th.
Unless posted otherwise, we offer a guided tour of the facilities Monday through Friday at noon sharp.
After the tour we open up our on-site store, which is stocked with official Foose merchandise. If Chip is at the shop, he'll even spend some time signing autographs and posing for pictures!
We hope to see you soon if you find yourself in the area.