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Four Factory Five Teams Attack Thunderhill

Posted on November 30th, 2011

FFR Cars Compete in Both 25 Hour and 6 Hour Endurance Races This year, four teams are competing in Factory Five cars at the annual 25 Hours of Thunderhill endurance […]

Back to Business at Factory Five

Posted on November 28th, 2011

The FFR Crew Return from Thanksgiving Break The crew are all back from the long 4-day Thanksgiving Holiday (too much pie…). We are banging out all of the Black Friday […]

Great GTM Photos and Video from Germany

Posted on November 28th, 2011

German News Magazine Tests GTM German test driver Patrick Simon test drives the CCG Custom built GTM in Germany. The website Motorvision has a video in German, but trust me, […]

And From the “Where Are They Now?” Files…

Posted on November 26th, 2011

Dick Smith’s Famous #198 CSX3035 Finds New Home For many years, before he passed away, Dick Smith was a great supporter and friend of Factory Five Racing and the Factory […]

Factory Five Ties Run Deep

Posted on November 24th, 2011

Visit from Mad Dog’s Dad It has been said that the Factory Five community exists on a lot of different levels. We got to know our webmaster Dave Lindsey, a.k.a […]

A Thanksgiving Message

Posted on November 23rd, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone from the heart of New England where this party got started almost 400 years ago! This year, like so many before it, we pause to give […]

Mike and Justine Souto Return

Posted on November 23rd, 2011

Factory Five Customers Bearing Gifts are Always Welcome! Mike, and his wife Justine, Souto visited us the other day from Wisconsin. They were here last year at this time as […]

Photos of Factory Five Mk4 Roadster in Nevada Desert

Posted on November 21st, 2011

Steve Temple Shoots Mk4 Following the 2011 SEMA Show After photographing George Robitaille’s ’33 Hot Rod that was featured at the SEMA Show this year, Steve Temple shot photos of […]

Factory Five’s European Distributor Picks Up Speed

Posted on November 20th, 2011

The Crew at Hammink Performance Bring in Four More! Hammink Performance, the exclusive Factory Five European Distributor, recently received their latest shipment of Factory Five kits including a Mk4 Roadster, […]

2011 SEMA Show Interviews Posted

Posted on November 20th, 2011

New Videos Posted from This Year’s SEMA Show Since the team returned from this year’s SEMA Show, we’ve been going through all of the photos and video from the show. […]


Posted on November 17th, 2011

First Mendeola Production Transaxles Ship This has been a very long time coming. About one year ago, we began taking deposits on what was to be about a three month […]

Factory Five to Headline 2011-2012 World of Wheels Shows

Posted on November 15th, 2011

10 Shows and Customers are Welcome At the 2011 SEMA Show, I reached an agreement with the Autorama/World of Wheels organizers.  These guys will be taking a Factory Five Hot […]

SEMA Show Live

Posted on November 15th, 2011

Street Rodder Talks to Factory Five at SEMA 2011 Factory Five Racing President Dave Smith is interviewed by Street Rodder Magazine’s Jerry Dixey at the 2011 SEMA Show about the […]

George R.’s ’33 Photographed by Steve Temple

Posted on November 14th, 2011

Photos of FFR Hot Rod in the Nevada Desert A good friend of mine, Steve Temple, captured FFR customer George R.’s ’33 Hot Rod in the Nevada Desert after the […]

Forum Member Jeff K.’s Killer Roadster Pictures

Posted on November 13th, 2011

From Online Forum Blogs to Track Pictures, FFR Customer Jeff K. Shares His Stories Factory Five customer Jeff K. from Bloomington, IN is, as he describes, “not a waxer.” He […]

Thank You to All of Our Veterans

Posted on November 11th, 2011

A Message from the Crew at Factory Five “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness” is one of the most famous phrases contained in the United States Declaration of Independence. […]

Factory Five Forum Pictures of the Month

Posted on November 6th, 2011

The Winners for November 2011 Have Been Announced The new Factory Five Forum continues to grow as we approach 5,500 member and almost 40,000 posts. As a way of saying […]

The Various Looks of a Hot Rod

Posted on November 5th, 2011

Customers Build Factory Five Hot Rods in Different Styles One of the best parts of the Factory Five ’33 Hot Rod is the various configurations you can have for the […]

Factory Five Hot Rod Makes Top 10 List

Posted on November 5th, 2011

NASCAR Driver Picks FFR ’33 for Top 10 at SEMA Over on MSN.com, NASCAR driver David Ragan, who drives for the #6 Roush-Fenway UPS Ford, posted his Top 10 Cars […]

Three of a Kind

Posted on November 4th, 2011

Three Customers Stop by Factory Five with Their Supercharged FFRs A coupe of weeks ago, we had three supercharged Factory Fives here at shot a quick video with the owners […]

Photos from the 2011 SEMA Show

Posted on November 3rd, 2011

Factory Fives Featured Heavily at this Year’s Show It’s that time of year again! The Factory Five crew arrived in Las Vegas the other day and finished preparing for this […]