THE TEXO COMPANY BLOG
Find out all the latest news and goings-on at Texo Scaffolding and Construction Limited.
Podium finish for Bearne and Wylie
Silver End race ace Toby Bearne finished his opening weekend in the Britcar Endurance Championship with a storming drive that placed him and co-driver Daniel Wylie on the podium.
With help from new headline sponsor, TEXO Scaffolding and Construction, Bearne is racing a Ginetta 55 GT4 in this year's championship.
The first two races of the season took place on the international circuit at Silverstone and there were differing fortunes for Bearne and Wylie in their Team-Hard Ginetta. Qualifying for their first grid position in the Endurance Championship went well, considering the Ginetta Class was new to both Bearne and Wylie.
The 50-minute first race didn't unfold as the Essex duo were hoping. A fuel issue meant they had to pit stop twice and with only one pit stop planned to change over drivers, Heam HARD's car could only finish fifth in their class.
As grid positions for the longer 120-minute second race were decided on the first race result, they found themselves starting back in 17th position.
A slick start from Bearne saw him jump five places by the end of the first lap.
A skilful and disciplined drive saw the Silver End racer move up to second in class, before an on-track incident, around 50 minutes, meant the safety car was deployed.
Bearne's quick thinking saw his opportunity to pit for fuel and to hand over the car to co-driver Wylie, who completed the long session fighting stoically to hold on to their second place at the chequered flag.
Pleased with their podium finish, the duo immediately thanked Tony Gilham and the team at Team-HARD for all their hard work, as well as their families and friends for their support.
The next two races in the Britcar Endurance Championships will be held at Snetterton on May 6.
Texo sponsors race ace Toby
An exciting new sponsorship deal has given Silver End racing driver Toby Bearne the chance to take a significant step up in his motorsport career this year.
Bearne, who finished third in his rookie season in the Maximumgroup.net VAG Trophy, will be racing in the Britcar Championship after securing sponsorship from Witham-based company TEXO Scaffolding & Construction.
He will be driving for Team-HARD - the same team he competed with last year - in a Ginetta GT55 in the Britcar Championship, which features two-hour endurance races at major UK race circuits, including Silverstone, Brands Hatch and Snetterton.
It represents a big step up to anything Bearne has raced so far in his career and has been made possible by the deal from TEXO owner Robert Hayward.
Bearne is the latest in a line of local sports people and clubs helped by sponsorship from Hayward, who is a joint backer for boxer Anthony Joshua's forthcoming world heavyweight title fight at the end of April.
And Bearne is thankful to have the sponsorship in place to compete at the higher level.
"Having recently completed two successful test days in this new Ginetta GT55, I am confident I have the pace to compete at the sharp end", he said.
"Thank you to my Team-HARD boss Tony Gilham for the opportunity to race this car and of course Robert, for TEXO's sponsorship, belief and trust without whom this would not have been possible."
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"And not forgetting Ronnie, my Dad, for tirelessly working to make this happen."
The Britcar Championship is due to start on April 9 at Silverstone.
If any company would like to join Bearne with further sponsorship, then email Ronnie at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Grassy Road To Success
Texo Scaffolding are proud and happy to announce they are official sponsors of Vinny and Jasmine Smith, two up and coming junior grasstrack racers from Witham. Riding out of The Norwich New Stars Racing Club, Texo wish riders, Vinny (aged 11) and Sister, Jasmin (9) every success in their fledgling racing careers.
Robert Hayward, Texo Managing Director says, "We are thrilled and excited to support children from our local community in pursuit of their sporting dreams. Our sponsorship makes sure Vinny and Jasmin have the equipment to keep them safe on the track, while pushing the Texo brand to new audiences. We are the perfect team."
Who knows what the future holds for our young hopefuls, but with our sister company Texo Sports Management keeping tabs on the pair, with hard work, commitment and a bit of luck the opportunities are boundless.
Norwich New Stars are always looking for new riders. If you are aged between 6 and 18, checkout their website here
Go Toe to Toe with Ricky The Hitman Hatton
Texo Scaffolding and Texo Sports Management are delighted to announce they will be sponsoring ‘An Evening with Ricky 'The Hitman' Hatton' on November 4th, 2016 at Five Lakes Crowne Plaza Hotel
The evening is strictly a Ticket Only event with just 250 seats available.
Prices start at just £100 and include a wonderful 3-course dinner, comedian, and then the incredible talk from the boxing legend himself.
For just £50 more treat yourself to our Limited VIP package.
At £150 per ticket, you are treated to an early champagne reception, a meet and greet from The Hitman himself, a framed photo taken on the night with you and Ricky and priority seating. Not to forget a wonderful 3-course dinner, comedian and then your chance to hear one the most talked about insights into what it was like to Ricky Hatton by the man himself.
Tickets can be bought individually, or alternatively booked as tables of 10 for groups or parties.
Please contact Simon Heaton to get your tickets today.
Call: 07527 082838 or email: email@example.com
Texo Launches... Texo Special Projects Ltd
Texo Scaffolding & Construction Limited are proud to announce the launch of Texo Special Projects Ltd formed and implemented to oversee Texo Drone Survey and Inspection Ltd and Texo Rope Access and inspection Ltd. Two new exciting divisions offering a range of specialist services to the construction, energy and telecoms industries. For all enquiries please contact John Wood at: firstname.lastname@example.org