About Us

Retro Engineering Ltd is a family run business based in the West Midlands.

We have over forty years of experience within the motorsport industry. Specialising in Historic Touring car preparation and development – from the late 50s to the early 80s.

We cover all aspects of Race saloon car preparation and build; from bodyshell fabrication through to on event support. We design and manufacture our own range of parts and components that we test and develop on our race cars.

Retro Engineering Ltd was founded in 2012 and based in Redditch, after outgrowing the premises in October 2019 we moved to a brand new building based just outside Evesham.

The Team

Nigel Bridger

Nigel Bridger started his career in the 70s and served his apprenticeship with a British Leyland dealer, specialising in Jaguar and Triumph. He then went on to work with various motorsport companies including Bill Blydenstein, Jock Robertson Racing and a few others working as a sub contract engine builder. Nigel also raced in the 70s and 80s with some success, but favoured the car preparation to the driving.

Tom Bridger

Tom Bridger studied electrical engineering at Aberdeen College and has worked alongside Nigel from an early age. He heads the car assembly side of the business, bringing modern electrics into the historic cars.

Alison Bridger

Alison Bridger manages the office and day to day running of the business as well as hospitality on events.

John Powell

John Powell joined us more recently; he has many years of experience in machining and fabrication and is taking our in house fabrication department to a new level.

Finley Clark

Finley Clark joined us in November 2021 as an apprentice, he is learning how we work and has already attended several race meetings as pit crew.


Neil Lampard joined us in February 2023. He is an accomplished performance transmission specialist and an ex Prodrive motorsport technician. He has previously worked as an on event technician for a World Rally Team and we look forward to working with him over the coming race seasons.