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Looking Ahead to the 2016 Season

20-11-2015 The Checkered Flag has been waved to the 2015 Season for us and we are already look ahead to the…
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Silverstone CSCC 2015

12-05-2015 After a successful days testing on Friday with David and Charles Holroyd and their Lotus Élan and Caterham CSR, Spirits…
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recent results


2018 saw a haul of trophies and race wins for many of our customers sporting Craig Beck Racing Engines! Many Congratulations go to..... John Davison - Lotus Elan Mark & Will Leverett - Lotus Elan & Europa Ian Everett - BMW 2002 Keith White - F3

upcoming races / events

Latest Races / Events
CSCC Snetterton 6th April 2019
CSCC Silverstone 4th May 2019
CSCC Oulton Park 25th May 2019
Spa Francorchamps Summer Classic 28th June 2019

Engine Building

Here at Craig Beck Racing our Engine workshop ensures the right environment to build cracking engines. Craig Beck is a specialist engine builder, building Lotus Twin cams, Ford BDA/BDG, Ford X-flow, Toyota Novamotor and BMW M10 engines.

Craig Beck racing undertakes the following work in the Engine workshop.


This service is offered whenever the customer feels it is required, after a season of racing or after a specified mileage.


An engine check over take place as the customers request – in this we would perform a compression test and leak down test. When theses have taken place then the next steps (if any) would be discussed with the customer. This can take place in the car or with just the engine.


With new engines builds we are able to build our specialist engines to your specification, weather that be road, rally or race.


Starting with the machining of the block which includes the following processes …

  • Chemical Cleaning
  • Line Boring
  • Cylinder Boring
  • Honing
  • Surface Grinding

Replacement parts used …

  • Main Bearings
  • Big End Bearings
  • Small End Bushes
  • Timing Gear Set
  • Timing Chain
  • Pistons
  • Ring Set
  • Big Ends Bolts
  • Chain Tensioner
  • Complete gasket set

The parts replaced in the cylinder head include …

  • Stainless Steel Valves
  • Steel Followers
  • Competition Springs
  • Bronze Guides
  • Head Studs

Many of these processes are only carried out if the engine requires it.

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