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Ultrasonic Parts Cleaning

18-03-2020 CBR has come together with SafeSolvents to acquire one of the best ultrasonic cleaning machines. Cleaning is a process all…
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CBR invest in new Super Finishing Technology

18-03-2020 With the investment of a new large super-finishing machine using vibration technology to create mirror-like finishes on any engine component.…
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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 workshops were purposely built to be the perfect environment to work on the best engines. Craig Beck is an experienced engineer specialising in race engines. His Specialities include building Lotus Twin Cams, Ford BDA/BDG and Ford X-flow.

Craig Beck Racing undertakes the following work in the engine workshops.


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 customer’s request – in this we would perform a compression test and leak down test. When these 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 can build our specialist engines to your specification, whether that be road, rally or race.


Our in house SuperFlow R  Dyno measures the power and torque an engine can produce. our Dyno is able to accurately measure up to 1000bhp 10,000+ rpm.

All built engines are tested and tuned on the dyno before delivery to optimise timing and fueling.


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

  • Chemical Cleaning / Ultrasonic
  • Line Boring
  • Cylinder Boring
  • Honing
  • Surface Grinding
  • Vibration Cleaning of all Engine Components

Replacement parts used …

  • Main Bearings
  • Big End Bearings
  • Small End Bushes
  • Timing Gear / Spockets
  • 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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