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Challenge Cars Run Fast at New Jersey Motorsports Park

Posted on May 29th, 2012

Factory Five customer and Challenge Series Racer John “GoPro Pro” George sends us some rock star in-car footage of last weekend’s race at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Check out the […]

Join Us at the 2012 London C-car Show – June 21-24

Posted on May 25th, 2012

The London C-car Show has been an annual event since 2002 with replica enthusiasts gathering in London, Ohio for the world’s largest rolling car show of vintage GT40 and C-car […]

Join Us for GoodGuys East Coast Nationals – June 15-17

Posted on May 25th, 2012

This year, we’re attending the June 15-17 GoodGuys show in West Springfield, MA and customers are invited to join us at this fun three day event. We’re bringing a good […]

Stand and Recognize Capt. Brandon Stockwell, USMC

Posted on May 23rd, 2012

Today I received an e-mail from Mike and Kim Stockwell, the parents of Capt. Brandon Stockwell, who gave us an update on how he’s doing after his fourth deployment to […]

Factory Five Army Assembles

Posted on May 22nd, 2012

If you know Factory Five, you know we don’t have any salesmen. Rather, our customers are our salesmen. Recently, our truck driver Scott “Honey Badger” Bell told us every time […]

2012 Carlisle Imports & Replicas Show Report

Posted on May 21st, 2012

This year’s Carlisle Imports & Replicas Show featured perfect weather and lots of great people. ┬áThe full FFR line-up was on hand including customer Tim D.’s 347-powered Mk4 Roadster and […]

Factory Five Racing Parts Catalog Upgrade

Posted on May 18th, 2012

Here’s a sneak peak of the updated FFR parts catalog. You may have noticed the last few days we’ve been having some technical problems with our parts catalog. We apologize […]

Factory Five Wins AHA Good Manufacturing Award

Posted on May 18th, 2012

We’ve been attending the west coast’s largest handbuilt automotive show since 1996. The AHA (Association of Handbuilt Automobiles) hosts hundreds of customs at their annual show in Pomona, CA. In […]

Huntington Beach Cruise-In Video Collection!

Posted on May 18th, 2012

The 2012 Huntington Beach Cruise-In was an exceptional customer event and a ton of fun. Factory Five video pro Greg Hoy put together 11 short videos to give you an […]

Factory Five Customer Mike from AZ Reaches 62,000 Miles

Posted on May 15th, 2012

We received an e-mail from long time customer Mike C. from Arizona who reports he has recently hit 62,000 miles on his Factory Five Roadster. Having received FFR 2290K in […]

New England Subaru at AJW Performance and Factory Five

Posted on May 14th, 2012

Last Saturday the crew at Factory Five got a chance to rub elbows with New England Subaru owners at AJW Performance’s Spring event. The day was big fun with perfect […]

Automotive Icon Carroll Shelby Dies at 89

Posted on May 14th, 2012

Last Friday morning I learned of the passing of Carroll Shelby. I immediately posted the news to our Factory Five Forums and community. For the first time in a long […]

818 Update and Subaru Event Tomorrow, May 12, 2012

Posted on May 11th, 2012

Hey guys, Obviously apologies for my long absence. Business at Factory Five has been booming and progress on the 818 has been steady. I decided a while ago to pull […]

Factory Five Supports SEMA-Washington, DC Rally

Posted on May 11th, 2012

Factory Five Racing, along with SEMA member companies like Autometer Gauges, Banks Engineering, Cooker Tires, and others, gathered this week in our nation’s capital to represent pending legislation to our […]

Factory Five Customer Joe K. Stops by From Brewster

Posted on May 11th, 2012

Every day is an interesting one here at Factory Five because you never know who will stop by and what they will be driving. Today, for example, Factory Five customer […]

Cajun Chris Visits Factory Five

Posted on May 10th, 2012

Chris Gaudet from Louisiana Makes the Trek to Wareham There is an autocross tomorrow at Fort Devens so I figured I would take the Mk4 out on a shake down […]

Factory Five GTM wins Green Grand Prix 2nd Year in a Row!

Posted on May 9th, 2012

Simon Hauger and His West Philly HS Team Win with 100+ MPG Run I received more good news from Simon Hauger and his team of students running a modified GTM […]

GoodGuys Gazette June 2012 Issue Features Factory Five Customer Wins

Posted on May 9th, 2012

Factory Five customers have been going to GoodGuys shows more and more over the years and with that, Factory Fives are winning more awards at both the car show and […]

FFR Challenge Series Race Report – Summint Point April 2012

Posted on May 7th, 2012

Reported by FFR customer John George The FFR challenge cars were at Summit Point, WV for the second east coast race of the season this past weekend. In attendance were […]

Factory Five Customer John Millette’s Brand New Mk4 Roadster

Posted on May 4th, 2012

Factory Five Racing John Millette was impressed with FFR President Dave Smith’s Mk4 Roadster, so he set about to build a similar one for street use. John sought out pro-builder […]

Studio Photos of Nate Johnson’s ’33 Hot Rod

Posted on May 2nd, 2012

Factory Five Racing Operations Manager Nate Johnson built this ’33 Hot Rod for his dad. The car is powered by a fuel-injected Ford Racing 302 GT-40 engine producing 340 HP. […]

2012 Factory Five Huntington Beach Cruise-In is Huge Success

Posted on May 1st, 2012

The Factory Five community was on full display at the Huntington Beach Pier last weekend at the 2012 Factory Five Huntington Beach Cruise-In event. ┬áThe day was a huge success […]