AP Racing, the globally renowned brake and clutch system manufacturer, is extremely proud to have scooped a prestigious motorsport industry award recognising its efforts in penetrating overseas markets.
Based in Coventry, AP Racing took the Export Achievement category against strong competition at the annual Motorsport Industry Association Business Excellence Awards, held at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre.
AP Racing’s Managing Director, David Hamblin, collected the award from Archie MacPherson, CEO of the WMG Centre High Value Manufacturing Catapult.
Held annually, the Awards recognise excellence in business performance among companies working in, or serving, the motorsport sector.
The judges’ citation on AP Racing stated that: “For the past 10 years exports have regularly exceeded 50% of sales and in the past three years, this has grown to more than 66%.”
David Hamblin commented: “This award is a tribute to the entire AP Racing team who are committed to delivering the quality and excellence for which the company has become renowned worldwide. AP Racing products are the first choice for teams in major series such as Formula 1 and NASCAR, as well as in single-seat racing, rallying, sports car, stock car and touring car racing.”
Operating in the motorsport sector for more than 50 years, AP Racing employs around 200 people at its Coventry facility, with its main export markets including the USA, continental Europe and Asia. Every Formula One Championship since 1967 has been won using AP Racing’s equipment and the company supplied brakes and clutches to more than 30 champions across the motorsport world in 2018 alone.
Source: AP Racing