It all started in…
RA was founded by Mike Theaker B.Eng (Hons) in 1996. Now the Managing Director of RA, Mike has more than 25 years experience working as Head of Engine performance and calibration / function development teams for Automotive OE manufacturers, Ford, BMW/Rover, Jaguar/Land Rover, Aston Martin and responsible for 4,6 and 8 cylinder high tech content engine developments including VVT , GDi and pressure charged systems.
Since 1996 RA has delivered a wide range of hugely successful projects for its Customers, and is particularly proud to have developed the first John Cooper Works Tuning kits for MINI R50 and R53 in 2001.
Today, RA boasts three sites and an experienced and dedicated team comprising design, production and administration staff. It continues to design, develop, manufacture and supply Tuning kits and Accessory parts for the successor MINI R56 and F56 vehicles as well as hundreds of components and systems for its Customers Worldwide.
INNOVATION: TECHNOLOGY: REALISATION