Month: June 2015

Factory Five Big Rig Returns from London, OH

The Factory Five show and event trailer is back in Wareham after a fun weekend at the London Cobra Show in Ohio.  The crew got right to work unloading it first thing today putting the cars back in the showroom.  Here's a some photos from the morning.  You can also read…Read More

2015 London Cobra Show Breaks Records!

This year, the 2015 London Cobra Show hosted by the Ohio Cobra Club raised $111,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation!  We attended the super fun 3-day event in London, Ohio along with 180 registered roadsters and a slew of sponsors and vendors. I was thrilled to attend the Friday autocross…Read More

2nd Annual Dartmouth Veteran's Car Show

Norman Gunderson and his buddies at the Darmouth Veteran's Advisory Board hosted their 2nd Annual Dartmouth Car Show to benefit Veteran's and Factory Five Racing sponsored this worthy cause.  The car show was held on Saturday, May 16th, and despite threatening skies, over 60 cars showed up to raise money…Read More

Factory Five Customer David P. Visits from Texas

I was honored to host Factory Five customer David P. and his wife Shelly for a visit here at Factory Five Racing.  David works for Mission Control/NASA down in Houston, TX, and brought with him a very special gift for us here at Factory Five. The "Fallen Heroes" Memorial Patch…Read More

2015 Factory Five Open House Report

Similar to last year, we had a small threat of rain in the forecast leading up to the 2015 Open House.  Luckily, the rain held off, and the morning brought some passing clouds before the sun broke through.  The entire back parking lot at Factory Five soon filled up with…Read More

Day 20 of 20: Meet the All-New Factory Five 818C!

Introducing the all-new 818 Coupe!  This design joins the 818S street model and the 818R race model.  The design is based on the 818 chassis, but incorporates a new removable hard top coupe design with interior bulk head and power side windows, rear glass hatch and rear glass quarter windows.…Read More

Join Us at Open House on June 13th!

Factory Five Open House - June 13: 9 AM to 1 PM It's that time of year again and EVERYONE is invited to attend our 18th Annual Factory Five Open House event.  This fun one day show includes car show awards, plant tours, live music, our famous Scratch & Dent Sale, free…Read More

Day 16 of 20: All-New Factory Five GPS Gauges!

We've put some engineering time into our Factory Five gauge sets and have incorporated all-new GPS speedo technology.  The vintage gauge sets work for the Mk4 Roadster, Type 65 Coupe, and GTM.  The new pod-style gauge cluster is perfect for the '33 Hot Rod.  The gauges can be purchased for…Read More

Day 15 of 20: All-New 18” Halibrand Style Wheels

Factory Five Racing has committed a tremendous amount of time and effort to re-tooling and stocking the finest aftermarket wheels available for our cars.  Part of that effort was to design an all-new 18" Halibrand to join our popular 15" and 17" sizes.  I'm proud to announce that the new…Read More

Day 14 of 20: Twenty Year Anniversary Mk4

For day 14 of our 20 comes news of a Special Edition Mk4 Roadster to celebrate our 20th Anniversary.  We are planning to build only 20 of these special 20th Anniversary kits.  The very first kit is scheduled for the Ohio Cobra Club and will serve as the 2016 raffle car for…Read More

Day 13 of 20 Specials: Two 818R Deals

For day 13 of our 20 specials for our 20th Anniversary, we are putting together two special 818R kits for a special price! 818R Kit #1 - SOLD!: This is a brand new kit, but it comes with a painted body from our 818R race program.  The body has been raced and…Read More

Episode 1 of 2 Part Hot Rod Build Airs This Week!

Tune in this week to watch episode 1 of PowerNation's Factory Five '33 Hot Rod build.  Episode 1 airs on Spike, NBCSN, and CBS Sports Network!  Here's the schedule: You can also watch the episodes online now on PowerNation's website. Click here to watch episode one. Click here to watch episode…Read More