International Race Supplies was started 25 years ago by Mike Bond as a natural extension of his passion for anything mechanical and his race and rally activities. Initial activities were the importing and sales of quality competition components. The company traded for many years as Goodridge Racing cc. The name was subsequently changed to International Race Supplies to reflect the expanded range of products offered. Today International Race Supplies is situated in Centurion, Gauteng, where we have a full workshop, and warehouse facility, attached to the company offices.
International Race Supplies is the sole Africa distributor for the following premium suppliers of race components. All the companies listed are based in the UK, the home of innovation in world-class motor racing technology.
The companies with whom we have distribution agreements are:
Goodridge UK – The world leader in competition and specialised Fluid Transfer Systems Products include racing hose, fittings and adaptors together with related ancillary products.
AP Racing – Competition Brake and Clutch equipment, brake upgrade kits and Racing Brake Fluids.
Performance Friction Brakes – The best for racing brake pads, discs, calipers, Brake Fluids and now upgrade kits.
Think Automotive – Oil Coolers, Laminova heat exchangers, transmission cooling pumps.
Lifeline Fire and Safety – FIA and military-approved Fire Suppression System and other safety products.
Circuit Supplies – Brake pads, Silicone hoses, and various racing components
Elite Racing Transmissions – Racing transmissions, differentials, and racing gearbox spares.
Each company is a leading brand name within the Motor Racing industry.
We consolidate and import on a weekly airfreight basis from these suppliers.
In addition to importing components, we also add value to them by offering locally manufactured adaptation parts to assist in the installation. Our aim is to offer our customers an engineered package solution.
We are proud to list amongst our customers, the racing divisions of all major OEM Manufacturers involved in Motorsport; in particular, we have long-standing and close associations with companies like Hallspeed Toyota, Ford Motorsport, BMW and VW Racing.
In addition to the OEM teams, we have long-standing ties with most major teams, race preparation shops and individual competitors from most motorsport disciplines.
Our with the spectacular Wesbank V8 modified cars, in circuit racing through to the more sedate, yet still, highly competitive world of horse-drawn carriage trials, demonstrates the wide range of applications for our products.
International Race Supplies cc is heavily invested in the Motor Racing Industry in South Africa, from Circuit Racing, Motor Bike Racing, Rally Cars, to Off-Road Racing, powerboats, BMX cycles and many more. If it moves, chances are you will find one of our products there.
The supply of Goodridge TUV approved flexible braided brake hose and other plumbing requirements has also led to our involvement in supply to the specialist low volume OEM manufacturing sector where we have supplied to specialist vehicle producers such as Noble through the Hi-Tech Automotive connection, Birkin Cars and many more.
Recently we have become more involved in the application of our products to the Defense and Security Industries, a growing market sector in South Africa.
We have distribution agreements with companies in Cape Town and Kenya, and we are looking to expand into the greater Durban / Kwa Zulu Natal area by means of a suitable distribution agreement.
- To be the supplier of choice for innovative, quality competition components.
- To supply our customers with the best quality products in the industry suited to their needs and those of our environment.
- To provide the highest levels of service and support to ensure customer satisfaction.
- To be part of the overall commitment that makes our racing customers winners at all levels of competition.
- We exist only because of our customers.
- We are accountable for our actions.
- We encourage the culture and spirit of innovation.
- We show respect for all.