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Rob Butler #187

Rob has been racing since the early 2000 when he started with modifying Suzuki’s. Things have come a long way for this talented young man and he now heads up the “Off Road Armoury”. Rob and his crew having building some amazing cars and his latest IFS single seater is a going to be a tough car to beat 2017. Using a Gigglepin single motor winch Rob and his car will be well equipped to tackle to rigours of Ultra 4 racing.

Car spec:
Motor: LS3 525bhp
Frame: ORA
Tyres: Maxxis
Shocks: King
Batteries: Odyssey

Winch spec

Housings: Gigglepin ProSeries single motor
Motors: Bowmotor 2plus
Contactors: Gigglepin Albright 12v with PowerBars
Ratio: Standard
Drum: Gigglepin 8274 Freespool-short
Gear set: Gigglepin “SuperShaft”, GP7550, GP7548

Levi Shirley #81

Levi is an all American Bad ass! He might only be in his early twenties but this talented young man has already won the US and European Ultra 4 national championships but has also podiumed at King of the Hammers. Driving Loretta his LSX powered Campbell race car he is always fighting near the front. Using a Gigglepin single motor winch Levi and his car are well equipped to tackle to rigours of Ultra 4 racing both sides of the Atlantic.

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Car spec:
Motor: LSX 454 650bhp
Frame: Campbell racing
Tyres: Maxxis
Shocks: King
Batteries: Odyssey

Winch spec:
Housings: Gigglepin ProSeries single motor
Motors: Bowmotor 2
Contactors: Gigglepin Albright 12v with PowerBars
Ratio: Standard
Drum: Gigglepin 8274 Freespool-short
Gear set: Gigglepin “SuperShaft”, GP7550, GP7548

Pier Acerni and ACE racing #79

Pier forged his talent in the hills of Italy and went on to show the world his abilities whether it be racing Ultra 4 or hardcore winch challenges across Europe. Pier owns and runs Acerni Custom Engineering and his latest car is going to be big news in Ultra 4 Europe. We are proud to support Pier and can’t wait to see him on the start line in 2017.

Pier will be using the latest Gigglepin GP100 short drum winch with GP Motor Brake System.

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Car spec:
Motor: Mopar 6.0L 720BHP
Frame: Jimmy’s 4x4
Tyres: Maxxis
Shocks: King
Batteries: Odyssey

Winch spec:
Housings: Gigglepin GP100 Twin-Motor short drum with GP AirBrakes
Motors: Bowmotor 1 24v
Contactors: Gigglepin Albright 12v with PowerBars
Ratio: +40%
Drum: GP100 Short
Gear set: Gigglepin “SuperShaft”, GP7550, GP7548

Inaki and team Buda Xtrem #51

Inaki is famed for his skills in the super tough challenge events of Europe and has won some major titles including the Xtrem Portugal. In 2014 he raced his first Ultra 4 race and was hooked! In 2016 he sold his old warrior and bought a proven Ultra 4 car. After months of hard work, he is ready to launch into 2017 on a new campaign.

Follow Inaki as he looks to be the El Matador of Ultra 4

Car spec:
Motor: Rover 4.6 V8 280BHP
Frame: WSR
Tyres: Maxxis
Shocks: Fox
Batteries: Odyssey

Winch spec:
Housings:
Motors:
Contactors:
Ratio:
Drum:
Gear set:

Filipe Guimaraes and F-racing #173

Filipe has been an innovator and racer for many years and is one of the few Portuguese drivers to race outside of Portugal. Using his ORA buggy, he won the 2015 Ultra 4 Europe championship and is looking to be charging hard in 2017. Using his GP80 series short drum winch he is ready for any track and every situation.

Follow Filipe and as he pushes hard to regain his crown in 2017

Car spec:
Motor: LS3 525BHP
Frame: ORA
Tyres: Big Rock
Shocks: King
Batteries: Odyssey

Winch spec:
Housings: Gigglepin GP80 series Twin-Motor
Motors: Bowmotor 2 12v
Contactors: Gigglepin Albright 12v with PowerBars
Ratio: +40%
Drum: GP80 Short
Gear set: Gigglepin “SuperShaft”, GP7550, GP7548

Mel Pocock

Mel is best known as a world Motocross rider racing for Revo Husqvarna, but when he is not touring the world he likes to buckle into his ORA Legends class Ultra 4 car and hit the track.

He is learning fast and his lightening reactions make him a one to watch in 2017

Using a Gigglepin prepared long drum, single motor 8274 he is not going to fear those big climbs and rock mountains in Ultra 4 Europe.

Car spec
Motor: LQ5.3 390BHP
Frame: ORA
Tyres: Maxxis
Shocks: King
Batteries: Odyssey

Winch spec:
Housings: Gigglepin ProSeries single motor
Motors: Bowmotor 2 12v
Contactors: Gigglepin Albright 12v with PowerBars
Ratio: Standard
Drum: Gigglepin 8274 Freespool-long
Gear set: Gigglepin “SuperShaft”, GP7550, GP7548

Jerry Hunt aka DirtyDuck racing #096

Jerry races hard using his Gazfab race car. This year he is making some big changes to add reliability to his already fast truck. He will be concentrating on the UK based Ultra 4 and Rampage events. Jerrys winch of choice is the GP80 series with Bowmotor 2’s and +40 ratios. A great guy on and off the track he is the wild card that everyone should be watching for.

Follow the DirtyDuck as he lights up the UK tracks in 2017

Car spec
Motor: Chev 5.3 450BHP
Frame: Gazfab
Tyres: Maxxis
Shocks: Fox
Batteries: Odyssey

Winch spec
Housings: Gigglepin GP80 series Twin-Motor
Motors: Bowmotor 2 12v
Contactors: Gigglepin Albright 12v with PowerBars
Ratio: +40%
Drum: GP80 long
Gear set: Gigglepin “SuperShaft”, GP7550, GP7548

Helder da Rocha and O’Encago off road

Helder is life and soul of the party on and off the track. Racing his UMM proto he is a tough competitor and races at the highest level winning events across Europe. His driving style is like his famed cooking, tasty at every turn and always perfectly judged.

He uses the latest GP100 long drum winch on the front and a with GP Motor Brake System and a GP80 series standard drum on with GP Motor Brake System on the rear. Follow him through 2017 as he races the major winch challenges in Europe

Car spec:
Motor: 3.0 litre Toyota Diesel 280BHP
Frame: Nissan chassis with custom UMM body and roll cage
Tyres: Maxxis
Shocks: Profender
Batteries: Odyssey

Winch spec:
Winch-front: GP100 long drum +50% with GP Motor Brake System
Winch-rear: GP80 series Standard drum +40% with GP Motor Brake System
Motors: Bowmotor 2 12v
Contactors: Gigglepin Albright 12v with PowerBars
Gear set: Gigglepin “SuperShaft”, GP7550, GP7548

Ed Hart #40

Ed has been racing for over 10 years and specialises in UK events particularly those in Wales and the Southwest. With a ready smile and strong will to win he always places well and has won some heavy weight titles and podium positions. He is a fresh face in the Gigglepin family and will be using the New GP100 series winches as he campaigns into 2017. Follow him as he braves the wilds of the UK Winch challenge circuit.

Car spec:

Motor: Rover 300TDI 150BHP
Frame: Rover chassis and Whitbread Offroad frame
Tyres: Maxxis
Shocks: Terrafirma
Batteries: Odyssey

Winch spec:
Winch-front: GP100 long drum +50% with GP Motor Brake System
Winch-rear: GP100 long drum +40% with GP Motor Brake System
Motors: Bowmotor 2 plus 12v
Contactors: Gigglepin Albright 12v with PowerBars
Gear set: Gigglepin “SuperShaft”, GP7550, GP7548

Dan Hickling #070

Dan has been rising through the UK challenge scene and has proven to be a hard man to beat in his Suzuki based challenge car. Aiming high in 2017 he will be using the NEW GP100 winches as he tackles the Odyssey battery winch series and all the major UK based winch events. Check out his exploits as he takes on the best the UK has to offer head to head

Car spec:
Motor:
Frame:
Tyres: Maxxis
Shocks:
Batteries: Odyssey

Winch spec
Winch-front: GP100 long drum +50% with GP Motor Brake System
Winch-rear: GP100 long drum +40% with GP Motor Brake System
Motors: Bowmotor 2 12v
Contactors: Gigglepin Albright 12v with PowerBars
Gear set: Gigglepin “SuperShaft”, GP7550, GP7548