C1-R Ltd is a service, repair, motorsport preparation and tuning business based in Stourbridge, West Midlands with over 15 years experience serving the automotive industry, With a prestigious global customer base.


C1-R is the premier servicing and tuning outfit in the West Midlands where we can offer a varied range of services at our fully equipped workshop or on a competitive event to meet your every automotive need

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C1-R Limited Unit 18 Gainsborough Trading Estate Rufford Road Stourbridge DY9 7ND Tel: 01384 394532

Mitsubishi, Evo, Ford, Focus RS ST,REVO, Subaru, STi, Porsche, Nissan, Tuning, Upgrades, Servicing, Parts, Stourbridge, Dudley, West Midlands

C1-R is the premier high performance servicing, tuning and motorsport preparation outfit in the West Midlands. We can offer a wide variety of services, either at our fully equipped workshop in Stourbridge or on a competitive event.

With over 15 years experience serving the automotive industry we have gained a prestigious global customer base and through this we have built our reputation through delivering quality service and providing inspired engineering support to motorsport. The business was established by Chris Timmins, whose portfolio includes work with Porsche, Motorbase Performance, Team RPM Motorsport, M-Sport Ford World Rally Team, X-Raid BMW Dakar Team and Mitsubishi Ralliart UK. Chris is an ambitious, successful mechanic and engineer with a broad experience within motorsport and the automotive industry. Some of his expertise include solving mechanical issues, chassis geometry, driver analysis, fine tuning cars, engine building, preparing race and rally cars and repairing a wide range of vehicles, also using PI toolbox, PI Caltool and Motec i2 software to analyse data and calibrate maps.

Summary of Services

  • – Comprehensive servicing
  • – Car tuning
  • – Car build
  • – Car setup
  • – Car geometry
  • – Data analysis
  • – Engine builds
  • – Transmission builds
  • – Vehicle development
  • – Chassis engineering
  • – Vehicle restoration
  • – Complete Vehicle Recreation
  • – Fabrication
  • – On event engineering
  • – Mechanic support
  • – MOT’s
  • – Wheel Alignment
  • – Corner Weighting

For prospective motorsport customers please contact us for a comprehensive C.V and detailed account of skills and experience.


 Chris Timmins

Chris Timmins

Managing Director

Chris formed C1-R through his passion for high performance cars and motorsport. His day to day role varies widely incorporating all aspects of the business from Web design, accounts, product development, purchasing, freelance race and rally support and all work in the workshop.

 Kieran Young

Kieran Young


Kieran joined C1-R in 2013 and has become a integral part of the business. As a fully trained mechanic his role in the workshop can be carrying out a day to day service all the way to a full car build restoration. He loves nothing better than a intricate fabrication project.

 Callum Hadley

Callum Hadley

IT / Accounts Assistant

Callum has been here at C1-R since 2014. He started as our apprentice technician where he gained his level 2 certificate. Since then he has moved into a role to exploit his more creative side where he helps with the webshop, accounts and all the shipping of parts to customers.

Servicing and Tuning

Here at C1-R we work closely with carefully selected brands to develop and test the very best solutions for your vehicle

C1-R Limited

Unit 18

Gainsborough Trading Estate

Rufford Road



Tel: 01384 394532

As C1-R is sometimes very busy with our international motorsport clients, we may be away on event so please email or ring just to make sure there’s someone here to let you in and to make you a cup of tea!

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 8.30 – 17.30

Saturday 8.30 – 12.30

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