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2014 Changes

Factory48 Motorsports is pleased to announce that our resident engine builder, James Barwell, has started Barwell Race Engines in Las Vegas, Nevada. Please contact him directly regarding any engine building needs: (702) 375-8862. We’d also like to congratulate Jeff Shafer on his move into the Cooper Tires Prototype Lites Series Powered by Mazda. Jeff recently […]

2013 25 Hours of Thunderhill

Factory48 would like to thank all the drivers, crew, friends and family that made our participation in the 25 Hours of Thunderhill possible this year. We did have a handful of issues with the car in the middle of the night that dropped us far down the order. To finish 2nd in class and 6th […]

Factory48 Confirmed for NASA’s 25 Hours of Thunderhill

Factory48 is all set to run the country’s longest endurance race, The 25 Hours of Thunderhill. Following up on last years ESR class win and a 3rd overall, Factory 48 looks take the coveted overall win in 2013. there will be live timing for the event available on race monitor. here is a link to […]

Factory48 Wins 2013 SCCA National Championship!

After a whirlwind season of development on the new car Lee Alexander wins the 2013 SCCA CSR National Championship.

Factory48 on Pole for 2013 SCCA Championship Runoffs

“Lee Alexander opens Tuesday with a qualifying track record in C sports racing. Alexander turned a lap of 1:59.638 in the Factory48 WF-Zero, becoming the second SCCA Club Racing driver to ever drop under the 2 minute milestone.”  

Factory48 One of Four Teams Featured in the NBC Sports Documentary “Survive the 25”

Circuit of the Americas BF Goodrich Super Tour

Factory48  picks up a win, a 3rd and a new CSR track record at Circuit of the Americas in Austin TX

Factory48 Radical Featured in NASA Speed News Magazine

2012 25 Hours of Thunderhill

After a night filled with setbacks Factory48 fights its way back to an ESR win and a 3rd Overall at the 2012 25 Hours of Thunderhill. HUGE thanks to the drivers, family and crew  for your tireless efforts throughout the event. We couldn’t have done it without you!  

Factory48 Radical on Pole for 2012 USAF 25 Hours of Thunderhill

NAPA VALLEY, Calif. (December 7, 2012) – Jeff Shafer dove the No. 48 Factory48 Motorsports ESR Class Radical to the overall pole position for the United States Air Force 25 Hours of Thunderhill that takes the green flag tomorrow, Sat., Dec. 8 at 11 a.m. The green flag dropped on qualifying for the tenth running […]