Month: January 2013

Factory Five Customer Mathew M. Graduates FFR7203

Factory Five customer Matt M. from Garland, TX shared some photos of his Mk4 Roadster, which he completed in December 2012. Matt bought a Factory Five Mk4 base kit, which was delivered in April 2010. Using a 1999 Ford Mustag SVT for a donor, he installed an independent rear suspension,…Read More

Join Us in Charlotte April 4th-7th

Join us and the crew from Whitby Motorcars at this year's Charlotte Autofair.  Factory Five Racing's big show and event truck will again join Jeff Collins and the boys at Whitby Motorcars in the infield of Charlotte Motor Speedway for the 2013 event.  This year, we will again be cruising…Read More

Factory Fives Perform at 2013 Barrett Jackson

The 2013 Barrett Jackson show was one of the biggest ever and the prices for Cobra replicas and customs continues to climb. A total of five customer-built Factory Fives crossed the auction block with prices in the mid-$50,000s. CSX numbered cars also performed well in the new year after Carroll…Read More

Dr. Karen Salvaggio Announced as 2013 HPDE Director

We're excited to report that Factory Five's favorite daughter, Karen Salvaggio, has been announced by NASA to become the director of their Northwest Region High Performance Driving Experience. If you follow the Factory Five community, you've likely heard of or been fortunate to meet Dr. Karen Salvaggio. Karen has raced…Read More

Project 818 Pre-Order Update #3

Project 818 is moving along on target and the team is making excellent progress. We've made some major investments to accelerate the project and hopefully reduce production ramp-up time now that we've officially sold 170 deposits. The biggest news is that we've added engineers Colby Whipple and Dan Muldoon to…Read More