18 May 2024
The voice of the independent garage sector

Top Technician 2023 semi-finalists named

The semi-finalists for Top Technician 2023 have been announced.
These are the 10 mechanics will be competing in the semi-final, taking place at the Delphi Technologies Training Centre in Warwick on Saturday 2 September.

  • George Bettley; Crewe SEAT, Cheshire
  • John Fountain; Fountains Garage, Lincolnshire
  • James Leach; JL Performance, Devizes
  • Murdo Macleod; Ace Tuning, Scotland
  • Simon Parkinson; Motolec, Lancashire
  • Jack Richards; Millers Garage, Berkshire
  • Andrew Ruellan; Ruellans Garage, Jersey
  • Mark Sturgess; Keen and Betts, West Sussex
  • Bryan Swales ; Bryan Swales Auto Repairs, Scotland
  • David Weston; Kia UK, Surrey

Our heartiest congratulations and best wishes go to all 10 semi-finalists, and thank you to everyone who has taken part thus far. From this group of, five finalists will emerge to compete in the Top Technician final, which is set to take place on Saturday 14 October, also at the Delphi Technologies Training Centre. 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 Double Tree by Hilton Hotel in Coventry.

Top Technician and Top Garage 2023 come to you in association with the Garage Equipment Association (GEA), the Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) and the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI). Full Event Partners: Snap-on, TOPDON, TechMan, Delphi Technologies, BookMyGarage, ALLDATA Europe, TPS and Motul.