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Happy Holidays from Factory Five!

Posted on December 23rd, 2015

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone from all of us at Factory Five Racing!  We’ve  had a great year, and want to thank all of our customers for helping make […]

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Factory Five 818 Scores Grassroots Motorsport 2016 Calender!

Posted on December 21st, 2015

We’re excited to be part of the annual Grassroots Motorsports calendar featuring some of the best hardcore sports cars out there.  Tim and the guys at Grassroots do a great […]

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Team PDG Wins Big in 2015 with Factory Five GTM!

Posted on December 15th, 2015

Richard and Yvonne Migliori and their Team PDG race group finished their best year ever winning the Western Endurance Racing Championship Series and the United States Touring Car Championship series for […]

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The Baer Family’s Mk4 Build Featured at World of Wheels!

Posted on December 14th, 2015

We love receiving build stories from our customers, and it’s always fun hearing stories like William Baer’s.  After years of planning and a visit to our factory in Wareham, Massachusetts, […]

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Win a Factory Five and Help Kids with CF!

Posted on December 13th, 2015

The Ohio Cobra Club raffle car is now selling raffle tickets to win this amazing Factory Five 20th Anniversary Mk4 Roadster, serial number 001 of only 20 cars.  

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New 818R Photo Gallery is Up!

Posted on December 11th, 2015

Check out our latest 818R race model. The car features a the new revised nose design that is now standard on all 818 models. Click here to view the full […]

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Check out the 818S Model with Revised Nose Photo Gallery!

Posted on December 11th, 2015

Fresh from the 2015 SEMA Show is our latest 818 in the street configuration. The car features a revised nose design that is now standard on all 818 models. It […]

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818C Model with Revised Nose Enters Production!

Posted on December 10th, 2015

Check out our latest 818C production model coupe. The car features a revised nose design that is now standard on all 818 models. Click here to view the full photo […]

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Small Volume Manufacturer’s Law Passed!

Posted on December 7th, 2015

As many of you know, I have been working as a member of a task force with SEMA to draft a low-volume manufacturer’s law that would allow small companies like […]

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Factory Five Nets Huge Money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital!

Posted on December 4th, 2015

Factory Five customer Bob McKee built his roadster a few years ago and wanted to give back to the community. So he travelled out to meet with me and pitch […]

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Factory Five November 2015 Newsletter

Posted on November 27th, 2015

Factory Five Type 65 Coupe and ’33 Hot Rod take center stage with the Belamy Brothers at the 2015 Emerald Coast CruiZin’ in Panama City, FL one week after SEMA. […]

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Fall Building Season Sale!

Posted on November 26th, 2015

The fall building season is in full gear, and it’s time to build your Factory Five! As I commonly do, I gathered the crew to see what specials they want […]

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818 Upgrade Parts Now Available!

Posted on November 23rd, 2015

We are excited to announce the production release of the new Factory Five 818 nose and removable hard top! All 818 kits are currently shipping with this new design nose, […]

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Be Sure to Catch the Factory Five Rattle Can Rod on PowerNation!

Posted on November 20th, 2015

If you missed the previous airings of the Factory Five Rattle Can Rod on PowerNation TV’s “Engine Power,” you’ll have several chances to watch the episode over the next few […]

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Carl’s Delivers Huge! Again.

Posted on November 20th, 2015

How many times do you find yourself saying that you LOVE your body shop?  Truth is, most body shops do a good job, but they typically take longer than they […]

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18 Kits, 3 Stewart Trucks, 1 Week!

Posted on November 19th, 2015

It’s another busy week here as the warehouse team work with the Stewart Transport crew to load 18 Factory Five kits! To all the customers who will be receiving their […]

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PowerNation Announces Rattle Can Rod Sweepstakes Winner!

Posted on November 18th, 2015

The team from PowerNation TV announced the winner of the Factory Five-Dupli-Color Rattle Can Rod at this year’s SEMA Show. Rebecca A. from Mount Vernon, OH will be cruising around […]

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Factory Five Big Rig is Back from SEMA!

Posted on November 18th, 2015

Scott “Honey Badger” Bell arrived at Factory Five the other day with the show and event truck following the 2015 SEMA Show in Las Vegas and the Emerald Coast CruiZin’ […]

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Factory Fives Take Center Stage at Emerald Coast CruiZin’!

Posted on November 17th, 2015

The Factory Five crew is enjoying the nice Florida weather as we talk with customers at the Emerald Coast CruiZin’ in Panama City, FL!  FFR’s Tony Zullo and Sally Bean […]

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Factory Five Customer Priest H. Stops In for a Visit

Posted on November 17th, 2015

Factory Five customer Priest Hazelwood and his wife stopped by Factory Five yesterday for a visit, and to see the latest projects Factory Five is working on.  Priest built an […]

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The All-New 818C Shined at SEMA 2015

Posted on November 13th, 2015

At last June’s Open House, we took the wraps off of the all-new 818C.  Over the summer, the team put the finishing touches on the coupe, and the kit is […]

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The Best Paint Jobs with the Best Automotive Paints!

Posted on November 13th, 2015

Photos of the SEMA Show are great, but there’s nothing like seeing these cars and the show in 3-dimensions.  Jessica Barton from Power Automedia interviewed Factory Five Racing and our […]

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Power Automedia Checks out the 20th Anniversary Mk4 Roadster

Posted on November 13th, 2015

The crew from Power Automedia visited the Factory Five booth last week during The SEMA Show, and talked with President Dave Smith and Director of R&D Jim Schenck about the […]

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Factory Five SEMA 2015 Report with Tons of Photos & Videos!

Posted on November 12th, 2015

The 2015 SEMA Show was a huge success!  It was a homecoming of sorts as tons of Factory Five customers visited us throughout the show.  The Factory Five booth showcased the new […]

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Beautiful Type 65 Coupe from Customer Bob T.!

Posted on November 11th, 2015

Congratulations to Factory Five customer Bob T. from Columbia, TN who completed his Type 65 Coupe build earlier this year!  Bob drove over 1,100 miles round trip to pick-up his […]