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We’re proud to be associated with each and every one of our sponsors who have helped us get this far. We hope you too might share the dream (and the glory) of bringing the motorcycle Land Speed Record back to Britain.

SRS Rail Services – About 30 years ago the Chief Civil Engineer of the Swedish Railways had a simple, but brilliant idea. He initiated the design of a lorry which could travel most of the way on the road, mount the track at a level crossing and complete its journey by rail. Thus the SRS road rail lorry was born, and the idea was soon extended to include a comprehensive range of mounted equipments enabling these vehicles to be used for a multiplicity of tasks. The road rail lorry added a new dimension to railway infrastructure engineering. SRS is Worldwide Road Rail Hire at it’s best.

NGK Spark Plugs
– NGK are the world’s no.1 spark plug, suppyling spark plugs to more car manufacturer’s than any other brand. They are also the No.1 choice for motorcycle manufacturers and owners the world over. As a result NGK has met with incredible success on road, track and rally stage and now has its sights set on the Motorcycle Land Speed Record, some 50 years after Bob Leppan broke the 250mph barrier in his streamliner Gyronaut X1, sparked by NGK.

Parkinson Harness Technology – Established in 1975, they operate out of a 2,000 sqm custom built facility in Boston Lincolnshire and employ over 100 dedicated staff.

They have the capability to assemble everything from a simple switching circuit to complex multi branch sealed and screened harnesses for use in harsh environments. They specialise in manufacturing high quality complete vehicle harnesses or sub-assemblies for chassis, engine management, communication and ECU. www.parkinsontech.co.uk

Wragg Bros – Established since 1958 by three brothers Edward, Richard and William, Wragg Bros quickly gained a reputation under the slogan: “If it’s metal, we’ll make it” They became known as specialists working with Stainless Steel, Copper, Brass, Aluminium and Mild Steel, all used for all different purposes to precision engineering for many industries, including Marine and Medical, across the UK.

In the early 1960s they developed a relationship with Colin Chapman of Lotus Cars who commissioned them to build early bodies for the Lotus 7. In addition their attention to precision and detail brought about a long standing specialism to the oil industry and Weights and Measures authorities internationally worldwide. Now headed up by Derek Wragg, we are indebted to him and his team for fabricating the frame for Angelic Bulldog.

Physical Digital – are specialists in Non-contact 3D scanning for reverse engineering, quality inspection, 3D design, rapid prototyping, component testing and more. Using the GOM ATOS and TRITOP optical measurement systems to provide a dedicated mobile bureau service in the UK, Europe and beyond.

Automotive Services – Through their extensive network of contacts throughout the automotive and engineering industries Automotive Services are responsible for sourcing the legion of suppliers necessary to keep the Angelic Bulldog project on track. When not pursuing such organisations, Roger Trundle, head of Automotive Services, travels the country as an NVQ Assessor in automotive topics.

KA Sensors – a specialist manufacturing company based in the small market town of Grantham, in the county of Lincolnshire, England. Founded in 2006 by Peter Trevor. Their engineering staff have more than 30 years of experience in the design and manufacture of sensor and instrumentation systems. With 15 years of experience in the motor sport industry serving the needs of teams at all levels including Formula One, NASCAR, DTM, INDY and WRC to name but a few. Their Grantham facility has the flexibility to design and manufacture both prototype and production volumes of sensors.

EVO Design Solutions –  is a privately held company formed in 2003. Their mission is to provide high quality design, modelling and education services based around PTC’s suite of mechanical CAD products. Based in the East Midlands they have easy access to all parts of the UK and Europe. Their client base is varied although our primary focus is on the automotive sector. They have provided services to large OEM’s as well as smaller design consultancies and suppliers to the automotive industry. They have a reputation for delivering a high standard of work coupled with the ability to deliver on time. All of the consultants at Evo Design Solutions have a strong background in a variety of mechanical engineering disciplines and are very experienced in the application of PTC’s Pro/ENGINEER and associated tools.