The All-New Gen 3 Type 65 Coupe at SEMA 2016!

We debuted the all-new Gen 3 Type 65 Coupe at the 2016 SEMA Show and the response has been fantastic! Power Automedia's Steve Magnante visited the Factory Five booth at The SEMA Show to talk about the all-new Gen 3 Type 65 Coupe with FFR President Dave Smith and Director…Read More

The SEMA Show: T-Minus 1 Day!

The crews are working overtime as the last set up day sees a ton of activity across hundreds of thousands of square feet of show space. Factory Five's booth (#23235) is all set up. We're in a great location between Ford and GM in the main aisle with a bigger…Read More

Turnology’s Challenge Car Build Makes Ford Catalog!

Congratulations to customer Mark Gearhart whose Ultimate Challenge Car is featured on the back cover of the 2017 Ford Racing catalog!  Mark documented his Challenge Car build on Power Automedia's website Turnology and had it on display at last year's SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Mark's Challenge Car was also featured…Read More

Customer Greg G.’s ‘33 Gets Ink!

ReinCARnation Magazine's inaugural September 2016 issue profiles Factory Five customer Greg Grant and his supercharged '33 Hot Rod!  We met Greg last year at the annual Factory Five-Huntington Beach Cruise-In where his bright orange '33 won an Editors' Choice Award from Steve Temple at Car Builder Magazine.  Greg runs a…Read More

10 Second Electric 818 Destroys Porsche!

Chris Tapp at Tapp Auto in Ontario, Canada built this remarkable electric Factory Five 818C with Chevy Volt batteries and Tesla S electric motor.  The car has 420 RWHP, and runs a 10.1 quarter at almost 130 MPH seriously embarrassing a 911 Porsche. Check out this awesome video posted by Chris…Read More

2016 ST2 NASA Champion! John George in FFR #48

John George took home the ST2 East Coast NASA Championships at the famed Watkins Glen. The intensity of the race was shown in lap times, running 2:00 lap times consistently while battling through traffic. ST2 is regulated by the power to weight ratio of 8.0:1. John was flying past some…Read More

Cruise-In: This Saturday at Factory Five!

Join us this Saturday, October 1st, here at Factory Five Racing as we host the Mass Cruisers Car Club as they complete their annual historic Route 6 Cruise. The cruisers will be stopping here at Factory Five for an hour during the Saturday morning cruise, and we are inviting Factory…Read More

Cool Factory Five Cars in Hot August!

Customers take center stage this month as we have tons of cool news and amazing customer accomplishments to share! The heart and soul of Factory Five has always been our cars, but encompasses so much more. The cars we build end up building amazing stories that become as important as…Read More

Factory Five #SideShotSaturday Favorites

Factory Five Tech team member Courtnie Provencher posted this photo on our Facebook page this past Saturday asking for customer's to share a side shot of their Factory Five. We got a bunch of great photos posted by customers. Here's some of our favorites. Click here to view all of…Read More

Factory Five Customer John George Wins at Palmer!

Factory Five customer John George has been busy racing this season. What makes his effort significant is that we are working with him on race testing a specific engine and suspension combination. John is working to dial-in the new Factory Five independent rear suspension combined with a Ford 5.0L Coyote…Read More

Street Rodder Magazine Road Tour Report

Factory Five again hosted the Street Rodder Magazine Road Tour here at our headquarters in Wareham, MA.  Street Rodder's Jerry Dixey and Factory Five's Sally Bean have collaborated for the past five years, and it's become a fun, low-key day with some great folks.  Here are some pictures of the…Read More

Happy July 4th from Factory Five!

"I am well aware of the toil and blood and treasure it will cost us to maintain this declaration, and support and defend these states. Yet through all the gloom I see the rays of ravishing light and glory. I can see that the end is worth all the means.…Read More

2016 LCS Raises $125,000 for Charity!

The annual London Cobra Show was held this year on June 24-25 in London, Ohio.  Close to 200 Cobra replicas and handful of Daytona Coupe replicas showed up to enjoy perfect weather for cruising, autocrossing, and road racing. Factory Five Racing’s Dave Smith was accompanied by his daughter Jenny to…Read More

2016 Barrett-Jackson Northeast Report

This year was the very first year for the Barrett-Jackson Northeast auction.  The event was held at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut.  What was forecast to be a well attended event turned out to be a MASSIVE event.  Ticket sales were sold out by 10 am on the first day…Read More