23 Feb 2024

Top Technician 2021 semi-finalists announced

The semi-finalists for Top Technician 2021 have been named.
The following mechanics will be competing in the semi-final, which is being held at In Town Automotive in Northampton on Saturday 4 September:

• Rob Albon, Cedar Garage, Worthing
• Joe Bedford, QuickScope Diagnostics, Scunthorpe
• Adam Cannell, Cedar Garage, Worthing
• Jerry Carroll, Arnold Clark, Glasgow
• John Fountain, Scunthorpe
• Sam Gibbons, Eden Vauxhall, Christchurch
• Richard Lovatt, AA Silencers, Cheadle
• Simon Parkinson, WDMDL Electrotech, Greater Manchester
• Matthew Pestridge, D&D Autos, Ashford
• Declan Robinson, Phillips Volkswagen, Lisburn
• Nigel Spalding, MOT City, Wokingham
• Kevin Toms, FRL Autoservices, Dartmouth
• Kelvin Tuttle, Jacksons Car Sales, Shipdham, Norfolk
• Andrew West, Erme Valley Autos, Ermington, Devon
• David Weston, Snows Kia, Guildford

The list includes 10 who were originally set to compete last year before the event was postponed due to Coronavirus restrictions, along with a further five who qualified for the semi-final this year.

Congratulations to all 15 semi-finalists, and thank you to everyone else that has taken part so far. From this group of 15, five finalists will be identified who will compete in the Top Technician final, which is set to take place on Saturday 9 October at In Town Automotive in Northampton. The finals for Top Garage will be held the same day. Following the finals for both events, the Top Technician and Top Garage Awards Evening will be held that night at the Jurys Inn Milton Keynes.

Top Technician and Top Garage are sponsored by Snap-on, Varta, TechMan, Motul, Philips and LKQ Euro Car Parts, and come to you in association with ABC Awards, ADS, the Garage Equipment Association (GEA), the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) and the Independent Garage Association (IGA).