Our state of the art facility is equipped with the latest innovations in vehicle repair and our technicians are trained to work on vehicles from all over the world.

We use your manufacturer's guidelines to repair your vehicle back to pre-accident condition. Who better to know how to perform the proper repairs, than the manufacturer who built it.

We use a database of collision repair information that gathers important procedures your vehicle needs. Vehicles are not built in the same way as years past, and to repair it properly you have to know these changes.

F1 Advantage

When selecting a repair facility, one must look further than just signage, advertising, or hype.

Consider a shop that offers you service that goes beyond what is expected, while addressing all your concerns with respect and assurance that it will be done right, the first time.

It's No Accident Why We're the Best

Formula First Collision is locally owned and operated by Frank Gobbato Sr., and is a member of the Professional Automotive Collision Repairers Association, the Better Business Bureau of Windsor and Essex County, and the Windsor Chamber of Commerce.

Having managed his family owned business, Continental Collision, for over 30 years, Frank Gobbato Sr. brings to Formula First Collision a unique blend of quality craftsmanship and customer service expertise, thus making Formula First Collision one of the most reputable shops in the industry.


Some of our equipment includes:

  • Chief Frame Straightening System
  • Laser 3 Dimensional
  • Welding Equipment (aluminum welder, multi spot welder, nitrogen welding system, and ultra-mig welder)
  • USI Italia spray booth and prep station
  • Water Borne paint system
  • Lotus Pro (chemical free cleaning)
  • Hazardous Waste Recycler
  • Alldata Collision Information Center

Emergency Assistance

Our Collision Services Specialists can guide you every step of the way, by providing assistance when you need it most. We assist by advising you of what to do while on the scene of an accident; including information gathering, health and safety concerns, insurance relations, and arranging for a rental vehicle.

Claims Assistance

We handle all the red tape for you! Whether you're going through insurance or a third party is offering to pay for damages, we're here to assist you by explaining in detail what you're entitled to and by informing all parties of the various options that are available. We put you and your best interests first!

Vehicle Rental

Our unique fleet of rental vehicles is available to you on site, for your convenience. Whether your needs are for a compact, midsize or luxury vehicle, our Collision Services Specialist will be able to assist you. We deal directly with your insurance company on your behalf, to arrange a rental vehicle waiting for you when you drop off your damaged vehicle.