Category: What’s New

Join Us for Moochfest, Saturday February 13!

The annual winter tradition of Moochfest is back!  Last year, the record-setting snow caused the event to be cancelled, and this year we are hoping for better luck.  It was only 13 years ago that I found myself hanging out on a Saturday morning with a handful of Factory Five customers…Read More

Brand-New Factory Five 24' Trailer Pick-Up!

Factory Five customer Zach W. from Norfolk, VA stopped by last Friday to pick-up his brand-new Factory Five 24' all-aluminum trailer.  Zack has built a Mk2 Roadster and is building an 818S.  Zach was here to pick-up the new 818C front end kit, and he brought the parts home inside…Read More

Yahoo! Autos Drives '33 Hot Rod!

Car & Driver Tech Editor Ezra Dyer produced this cool video for Yahoo! Autos on the Factory Five '33 Hot Rod and the newly approved Small Volume Manufacturers Law.  We sent the '33 down to North Carolina so Ezra could do some road work. Click here to also read Ezra's…Read More

Factory Five's Ultimate Trailer Solutions!

Meet the three newest members of the Factory Five family!  Working with our partners at UTC (Universal Trailer Corporation), we've designed three great trailer options.  You can buy a trailer direct from us with your kit purchase, and simply show-up with a truck and a trailer hitch. We have been buying…Read More

2016 Starts with a Beautiful Factory Five Build!

Factory Five customer Erik Hansen gained notoriety with his Factory Five '33 Hot Rod and 818 builds, and now turned his attention to building our 289 USRRC/FIA replica.  Amazing job and inspiring craftsmanship. The stunning deep blue paint work was done by the best painter on the west coast, Jeff…Read More

Top 10 Factory Five Highlights of 2015

Well another year has come and gone! It's time to look back and recognize the great work and accomplishments of 2015. It's a also time to look ahead and set our sights on even higher horizons for 2016! In May, I participated in a Global Business Summit hosted by Bryant…Read More

Happy Holidays from Factory Five!

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 our 20th anniversary so special. Factory Five will be closed this Thursday and Friday for the Christmas holidays.  We'll be open…Read More

Team PDG Wins Big in 2015 with Factory Five GTM!

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 2015.  Team PDG also finished 3rd place overall at the grueling 25 Hours of Thunderhill endurance race! Full race report…Read More

Small Volume Manufacturer’s Law Passed!

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 ours to build limited numbers of completed replica vehicles.  This bill has now become law, and it is great news…Read More