Category: What’s New

Read an Interview with Dick Smith from 1982

I just returned from two weeks of vacation and while I was away "sharpening the ax", I had some time to think of all the great people who have had a positive effect on Factory Five. Above: Factory Five Nationals 2002, Sonoma, CA - Infineon Raceway.  Heather Smith, Dick Smith,…Read More

Mid-Ohio Challenge Series Race Report – August 2012

This past weekend, Factory Five Challenge Series racers from several regions converged at Mid-Ohio Raceway for a fun weekend of competitive racing. Factory Five customer and Challenge Series driver John George has posted a full recap of the event which saw some really good racing. "Sunday brought good weather finally…Read More

Two Factory Five Customers Win at Granby International

We received an e-mail this morning from Factory Five customer Jean-Francois Brule reporting that Factory Five was represented well during the Granby International antique car show in Canada this past weekend. This show sees over 2,000 cars and 30,000 visitors during the three day event. There were five Factory Five…Read More

The Keast Family Begin Their Mk4 Adventure

Earlier this month, James Keast came by Factory Five to pick-up his Mk4 Roadster complete kit with his father Dave and two of his kids, Justin and Allie. Like so many, it was a day James has been dreaming about for a long time and after some careful planning, he…Read More

Don P. Completes His Mk3 Roadster

Over on, Factory Five customer Don P. has announced the graduation of his Mk3 Roadster. The Victory Nuclear Sunset Tangerine and Mercedes Silver Roadster is powered by a brand new 2004 Mach 1 4.6L DOHC with stacked fuel injection from Very Cool Parts, a Tremec T-45 transmission and 4-link…Read More