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100+ MPG Factory Five GTM and Education in America

Posted on June 28th, 2012

After winning the Green Grand Prix, winning the Popular Mechanic’s Breakthrough Award, and building one of the most exciting GTMs ever, Simon Hauger and his team of kids is to […]

Factory Five Customer Jim Ellis’ Street Mk4

Posted on June 27th, 2012

Jim Ellis picked up his Mk4 kit exactly one year ago (June 2011) and now he’s rolling! Jim sent us these images of his completed car. The car is a […]

Factory Five Customer Tom Veale’s ‘33 Hot Rod

Posted on June 27th, 2012

Factory Five customer Tom V. has built a beautiful ’33 Hot Rod, #007. Even better, he has been a tremendous help to Factory Five customers on the internet forums providing […]

780 HP, 9250 RPM, Insane FFR ‘33 Race Rod/Magazine Cover Car!

Posted on June 26th, 2012

Hold on to your hat folks! New Zealand native Robin MacDonald has built a monster ’33 Hot Rod. Robin’s roots in hot rodding run deep, and when he met with […]

Canadian Customer Ed Konda Builds Another Stunning GTM

Posted on June 26th, 2012

Factory Five customer Ed Konda from Ontario, Canada has built three GTMs in the past three years and each one seems to set the bar a bit higher. Ed’s most […]

Kit Car Builder Delivers Great August Issue

Posted on June 25th, 2012

Jim Youngs at Kit Car Builder magazine has done a great job on the August issue. Jim is a veteran of the kit car industry and spends this month’s issue […]

John George Reports on FFR Challenge Race at Road Atlanta

Posted on June 21st, 2012

Factory Five Challenge Series Racer John George has posted about last weekend’s race at Road Atlanta. 10 Challenge Series racers which made for some close racing throughout the entire pack. […]

Erick Parga Earns Honor Roll at Island Park Middle School

Posted on June 21st, 2012

I first met Erick Parga and his father Art at the 2011 Open House. This past weekend, the guys stopped by the Factory Five booth at the GoodGuys East Coast […]

RideTech-Built Factory Five ’33 Hot Rod Running FAST!!! Watch the Video.

Posted on June 21st, 2012

Ridetech President Bret Vodlkel has been driving the wheels off their Factory Five ’33 Hot Rod. The guys have taken the car on the Hot Rod Power Tour and are […]

Factory Five Hot Rod Draws Big Crows at LA Roadster Show

Posted on June 20th, 2012

The LA Roadster Show at the Pomona Fairgrounds was a big success this weekend for Factory Five as our booth say a ton of traffic. The booth was manned by […]

Hammink Performance Test Challenge Car at Circuit Zandvoort

Posted on June 20th, 2012

Hammink Performance, the official European Distributor for Factory Five, recently sent us this video of them testing out their almost complete Factory Five Challenge Car at the Circuit Zandvoort in […]

Factory Five Racing Wins Southern New England Small Business of the Year

Posted on June 19th, 2012

The greater New Bedford Chamber of Commerce has selected Factory Five Racing to receive its 2012 Small Business of the Year Award. “Factory Five is a wonderful company and a […]

Factory Five GTM Featured in New York Times Article

Posted on June 19th, 2012

Automobile’s Ezra Dyer did a fun video for Yahoo Autos a while back on the new McLaren supercar and compared briefly to a Factory Five GTM. A tremendous amount of […]

Sam Martin’s Factory Five Roadster Featured On Cruisenightcars.com

Posted on June 14th, 2012

Factory Five customer Sam Martin e-mailed us this story of his Mk4 Roadster being selected as Cruisenightcars.com’s Featured Car! Sam picked up his Roadster in August 2010 and brought it […]

Factory Five-Summit Racing Mk4 Project Update

Posted on June 13th, 2012

The Summit Racing-Factory Five Mk4 project is going strong and the boys from SKJ customs are doing a great job putting the car together, starting with this 400+ hp 351W/427 […]

Factory Five Stands Up for the U.S. Navy

Posted on June 13th, 2012

We get a lot of nice letters from customers here at Factory Five and the other day, we received a GREAT one! U.S. Navy Captain Ryan Tillotson visited Factory Five […]

2012 Open House Report… Best Ever, Full Coverage!

Posted on June 12th, 2012

The Factory Five 2012 Open House was by far the best Open House to date. The best weather, the most number of cars, and the most attendees. The day dawned […]

818 development testing video

Posted on June 9th, 2012

May 2012 Testing and Specifications Adam Costa at Lone Wolf Productions put together this brief video showing some track testing of the 818 chassis and 818R body shape.

15th Annual Factory Five Open House! June 9th, 2012

Posted on June 8th, 2012

Join us for a very special Open House event! This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Factory Five Racing Summer Open House! This year’s Open House will be held […]

Factory Five Racing Nominated for Southern New England Small Business of the Year

Posted on June 6th, 2012

Providence Business News reports that Factory Five Racing was one of eleven local south eastern New England businesses that have been nominated by the New Bedford Chamber of Commerce and […]

FFR and Summit Racing Team-Up to Build the Ultimate Mk4

Posted on June 6th, 2012

Modified Mustangs & Fords Magazine recently released details on a new car we are building with the crew from Summit Racing. The car will be unveiled at the 2012 GoodGuys […]

Join Us at the 2012 LA Roadster Show & Swap – June 16 & 17

Posted on June 6th, 2012

Factory Five Racing customer and ’33 Machine owner Erik Hansen will be staffing the Factory Five booth at the 2012 LA Roadster Show at the Fairplex in Pomona, CA this […]

New McLaren MP4-12C and Factory Five GTM on Yahoo

Posted on June 5th, 2012

A few weeks ago, we hosted Automobile Magazine’s Ezra Dyer here at Factory Five Racing. Ezra had brought one of the very first McLaren’s down for some testing. We brought […]

Factory Five Brochures Available Online

Posted on June 4th, 2012

We’ve posted PDF versions of our latest brochures on our website and you can view them for free. We’re still happy to send your hard copies. Here’s a sample brochure […]