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Hi All,

As you may have noticed I didn't have a chance to see the goings on today, but I will take some time out to paint a clearer picture...

Credibility and integrity are words used by a few of our most ardent admirers - as I'm sure a number of you are aware. In a recent post it would appear I have become the subject of a witch hunt.

I see a number of MLR members forming a tight defence - armed with a recent email from John Greasley that directly contradicts my association with G-Force Motorsport in the FIA GT series - and perhaps a number of you are thinking -

'If he is lying about his racing credentials - perhaps he is lying about everything else as well?'

This would initially seem to add fuel to an already smouldering fire, the one started by a fellow MLR member that suggested that the dyno figures/results and work ethics of WRC Technologies is very questionable.

I can totally understand - and in a similar position I would perhaps be a bit of a "Doubting Thomas" myself
 

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The facts are:
As a self employed race engineer, it has been my good fortune to have been engaged/retained by a number of succesful teams during my past career.

In 2000 I engineered Porsches for PK Sport in the British GT Series. I had spoken to G-Force about the FIA GT series a few times - but could never arrange a test session to verify what I could offer.

Late in the year - 21/24 September to be precise - I engineered the PK Sport Porsche at Spa. This was the first race we had in direct competition with G-Force Motorsport. I ran Geoff Lister and Terry Rymer in our lead car - and set pole in class with a lap time of 2:29.713 The G-Force car set a time of 2:34.282 .

Following another successful weekend and yet another podium for myself & PK Sport, Geoff Lister persuaded me to assit him and engineer the number 2 G-Force Pennzoil Porsche at the last round of the FIA GT series in Magny Cours[rd 10]. In the previous round [rd 9]at Brno only a week before ,Geoff driving the G-Force no2 car again, having experienced poor results now had little or no confidence in the race engineer allocated to him and his car and wanted me to make him faster. In the previous round at Brno, the time difference in qualifying between the no.1 and no.2 G-Force cars was 1.334 seconds. (2:06.084 vs 2:07.418 )

I accompanied Geoff to the last round at Magny Cours, and it was agreed that I could engineer the no.2 car after a brief conversation with John Greasley. At Magny Cours the difference between the no.1 and no.2 car had been reduced to 0.403 seconds (1:41.733 vs 1:42.136 ). A number of changes made to the vehicle setup transpired onto the lead car. However I cannot take credit for the no.1 car being on the podium as I did not directly engineer it - hence the podium reference was not added to my previous post. Unfortunately the no.2 car retired with accident damage.

Having found almost 1 second when compared to previous results I was told that the teams budget was finished, and they would not be racing in 2001. However, if a position did become available they agreed that they would be eager to discuss it with me. In 2002 I joined G-Force Motorsport.
 

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Don't take my word for it:

Email copy sent to G-Force Motorsport:
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Dear Mr Greasley
I am sure that you are aware that one of your emails has been put up on a public forum [MLR] the contents of which contradict a statement made by Chris.

I am therefore a little confused, in that I was firmly of the belief that Chris had been requested to accompany Geoff Lister to Magny Cours to engineer the G-Force No 2 car. Which he subsequently did.

Could you please indulge me and confirm whether this is true or untrue ?

Best Regards

Allan McKee
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Sent : 17 June 2005 14:57:44
To : [email protected]
CC : [email protected]
Subject : Chris Davies

Dear Allan

I was not aware that any of my emails were being used on a forum but with regard to Chris and the FIA GT series it is true that he attended Magny Cours with Geoff Lister who was a guest driver in one of our cars. Chris was not employed by us, he travelled to and from the race with Geoff, leaving as soon as the car failed. I believe his expenses were covered by Geoff Lister directly.

Regards

John Greasley
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Employed by G-Force Motorsport in the FIA GT series - No.
Engineered a G-Force Motortsport car in the FIA GT series - Yes.
 

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A person should have no need to defend themselves in this manner especially on a public forum, allegedly among friends and I find it both hurtful and distastefull to have to do so. I hope that this brings this whole sorry incident to a conclusion.

I would add that my tolerance is now quite exhausted and further attempts by the relevant parties to discredit myself or WRC will result in litigation. There are a number of members/traders here that have fuelled a rumour mill following my split with G-Force Motorsport, and genuine customers should ask our previous customers for their experience and not be influenced by posts from members with their own hidden agendas.

Best Regards,

Chris Davies
Technical Director
WRC Technologies Ltd.
 

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thanx for your input Chris
& as AndyF _RSX said on one of the other other threads....all this stuff about having to prove your credentials has little relevence to your current work / effort / getting bhp in Paul_G's car etc etc

If anyone has a problem with the work....sure it can be resolved
accordingly...and you'll acknowledge problems & try to sort them out etc

hopefully this episode can now be concluded and everyone can move on :rolleyes:

btw
to anyone reading....I've never used WRC or any of the tuners mentioned in the others threads that this subject has consumed
so have no interest in who's best / for whatever reason
Just seems a shame that these threads degenerate in a negative way IMO
 

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Every tradesman/self employed person has his competition, and from the experience i have as a tradesman, the guy who has to [email protected] off or even pass comment on his competition for any reason is VERY unprofessional..............

And if anybody would care to look back through ALL of WRC's posts, they have NEVER discredited anyone.


You should leave it to your customers to decide for themselves, not listen to Unprofessional Chit-chat.


Chris and Allen @WRC Technologies are very professional and friendly, they may be new to the MLR scene, but seasoned Members and Traders should not take WRC's new found success as a threat, business is business we all have to deal with competition.





And to WRC:

Keep up the good work guys............................ :D :D
 

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personally i think wrc reputation speaks for itself on here. as soon as i am ready with my ix i know where i will be taking it!!

germany to silverstone for good service is no problem!

guys dont let the others get to you, its not worth it

keep up the good work and service guys
 

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