Nicholson McLaren Engines Limited
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Nicholson McLaren Engines (NME) was founded in 1972 by John Nicholson to maintain the Cosworth DFV engines for McLaren Racing. McLaren’s F1 World Championship wins in 1974 and 1976 with their drivers James Hunt and Emerson Fittipaldi were powered by NME. Further successes followed through the 80’s and 90’s in F3000 and Group C2 Le Mans, this success continues today with our clients competing in Historic Formula One, Group C, Classic Endurance Racing (CER), Masters Series, Sprint and hill climb events in Europe and Australia. We are extremely proud to be the engine suppliers to the Champions in The MSA British Hill Climb Championship for the last 10 seasons. Based near Wokingham in Berkshire, NME have the facility to design components, build engines, develop existing engines, manufacture and maintain or repair competition race engines from 4 to 12 cylinders. NME is capable of providing a project management package for all engine types, petrol, diesel & alternative fuels. At our facility we have in house dynamometer test cells with climate control which can be hired for confidential engine testing only (if required), plus test rigs for dynamic valve train and airflow rigs. NME also has balancing equipment for crank shafts and cam shafts and in house NDT and dye pen crack testing facility. Our NDT facility is certified to Aviation standards and it is ideal for testing engine, transmission, drive train, suspension and chassis components. NME carry out overhaul repairs & servicing of mechanical injection fuel metering units, injectors and engine ancillaries.

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Nicholson McLaren, 12 Ivanhoe Road, Hogwood Industrial Estate