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First Featherlite Race Car Transporter
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First Featherlite Trailer
John Force Race Transporter
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Featherlite Manufacturing

Featherlite built its first NASCAR race transporter for Richard Childress Racing, owner of Dale Earnhardt’s #3 car, in the early 90s.

Featherlite trailers are manufactured in Cresco, Iowa, a town of about 3,800 located in northeast Iowa.

Featherlite’s corporate offices were established in Cresco, Iowa in 1993.

This is a photograph of the first Featherlite trailer built in 1973. Featherlite currently owns the trailer and displays it at special events.

Featherlite builds specialty trailers of all types, including race car transporters for many major racing teams.

Featherlite builds open and enclosed car trailers that are popular with both collector and custom car owners, as well as race car teams.

Featherlite employs over 550 employees who help build, sell and service Featherlite trailers.

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In 1973 in response to new customer requirements in a changing world, Featherlite pioneered the first all-aluminum gooseneck trailer. Since then North American trailer buyers have looked to Featherlite for superior value in a range of innovative all-aluminum trailer lines.

Today Featherlite’s range of trailers is the widest in the industry: horse trailers, stock trailers, car trailers, recreational trailers, utility trailers, cargo trailers, as well as business-to-business specialty trailers and professional race transporters. These include event marketing trailers, command centers, medical trailers and other custom specialty trailers. There are over 180 Featherlite dealers to service customers throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Our “Safe.Secure.Smart.” motto symbolizes our focus on the customer, providing unmatched safety, durability, innovation and towability. Visit one of our dealers soon!

Making Event Marketing and Specialty Trailers work for you

Featherlite specializes in custom-designed and built-to-order racecar transporters and event marketing trailers. Major motorsports drivers and teams from NASCAR, IndyCar Series, NHRA, ARCA, IMSA and other sanctioning bodies own Featherlite racecar transporters, as well as display trailers and vending trailers. Fortune 500 companies, as well as small and mid-sized companies and organizations, choose Featherlite event marketing, display, classroom and other specialty trailers. Featherlite builds mobile communication and command centers as well as recruiting, medical, museum, vending and training trailers.

A Universal Trailer Corporation Brand

Featherlite is just one of the family of brands of Universal Trailer Corporation. Universal Trailer customers enjoy an extraordinary range of trailer products and great value across a broad range of prices.

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