RYCO 24•7 MICHIGAN - SPONSORED CAR PLACED 4TH OVERALL AT THE MILAN DRAGWAY
2016-07-13 11:39 by Admin
The RYCO 24•7 race team had another successful outing the first weekend of July at the Milan Dragway in Milan, Michigan. Competing in the 1/8 mile “Heads Up, First to the Finish” race, the car used its 2500 horsepower to reach speeds as high as 184 mph in just 4 seconds. To put this in perspective the average automobile has between 150-300 horsepower and you know how far and fast you can go in 4 seconds. Jason’s Dodge Challenger is loaded with some of Americas finest muscle and it has just over 500 horsepower. After qualifying and then competing in multiple races throughout the day and night, the RYCO 24•7 team finished fourth overall. The RYCO 24•7 team has a busy schedule over the coming months and plans to return to the Milan Dragway for another Heads Up event on August 5th, however this time they plan on taking the 1st place trophy home with them.
To see and hear the car in action you will find a video at on the following link https://www.facebook.com/ryco.hydraulics. Please be sure to Like and Share.
RYCO 24•7 MICHIGAN - HILL FAMILY TAKES HOME FIRST PLACE IN THE IMPORTS VS. DOMESTICS RACE
2016-05-19 11:39 by Admin
Last weekend the RYCO 24•7 race car competed at Motorsports Park in Martin Michigan which is the fastest track in Michigan. Hill family racing competed in the Imports vs. Domestics and took home the first place trophy and the top prize money.
Race team owner, Dave Hill, reported, “Ryan's driving has been excellent. He is confident in his skills and is eager to compete in the upcoming race this weekend at Motorsports Park in Norwalk, OH. This past weekend we also focused on several tune-up changes to make the RYCO 24•7 car even faster and more competitive”.
The team anticipate the stands will be full and the gates closed this weekend because of the 40,000 capacity crowd.. D3TV will stream live for all three days. The car could possibly make as many as 12 appearances this weekend. For details visit: http://goo.gl/3xWg8L
You can also find more photos and information on the race team at https://goo.gl/cKmKBB
RYCO 24•7 HOUSTON – HILL FAMILY RACING SPONSORSHIP
2016-05-03 11:39 by Admin
HOUSTON, Texas, May 2, 2016 -- RYCO
24•7 today announced the sponsorship of Hill Family Racing of Valparaiso,
“We are excited to work with Hill
Family Racing throughout the 2016 season and to have RYCO 24•7 associated with
such an exciting adrenaline pumping sport. RYCO has for decades been associated
with motor racing around the world and drag racing is certainly an attention
grabber for all types of race fans”, Gwyn O’Kane, General Manager, RYCO 24•7.
“We’re excited to work with RYCO to
promote their RYCO 24•7 service. Quick, reliable service is just as important
in the hydraulic industry as it is in drag racing, so it’s a fitting
partnership. I’m looking forward to helping RYCO 24•7 expand their customer
base in the Chicagoland, Northwest Indiana, and Southwest MI, area while we
continue to improve our new Top Sportsman program,” said Ryan Hill, a
three-time Junior Dragster track champion.”
The sponsorship announcement comes at the start of the 2016 racing season. With a dozen races throughout the season, RYCO 24•7 looks forward to this partnership and to seeing Hill Family Racing at the top of the leaderboard.
Team RYCO 24•7 made its first appearance of the season April 29 – May 1 at NHRA Division 3 in Indianapolis, Indiana. For more race information, visit Hill Family Racing on Facebook at goo.gl/wRSCCn.
ABOUT RYCO 24•7
RYCO successfully set out to enhance its distribution base and set up an entirely new Mobile Service Division, RYCO 24•7. Today, RYCO 24•7 has extensive coverage worldwide specializing in hydraulic hose, fittings, service and replacement 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. RYCO 24•7 actively supports and services national contracts and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) in industries covering mining, agriculture, marine, construction, defense and industrial markets. For more information on RYCO's 24•7 mobile service division and available business opportunities, visit www.RYCO247.com.
ABOUT HILL FAMILY RACING
Hill Family Racing is an NHRA and PDRA Top Sportsman drag racing team fielded by team owners Dave and Norma Hill and driven by their son, Ryan Hill. Ryan drives the RYCO 24•7 Top Sportsman Firebird, a supercharged, methanol-burning doorslammer capable of covering the quarter-mile in six seconds at over 220 mph. Hill receives support from RYCO 24•7 and Hose Connections Inc.
Leversedge Racing brings in RYCO 24.7 Sprint Car for 2nd place finish
2016-01-14 22:57 by Admin
Saturday 9 January was the 2016 New Zealand Sprint Car Grand Prix held at Central Motor Speedway in Cromwell. The NZ Sprint Car Grand Prix is one of the two national sprint car championships held in New Zealand.
Each car had one qualifying lap to set a time that would help decide the start grids for the event. The RYCO 24•7 sprint car driven by Matthew Leversedge qualified 3rd behind former National Champion Jamie Duff. In Heat Oone, Matthew started in grid position 2 bringing the RYCO 24•7 sprint car home in 2nd place. For the next heat Matthew started from grid position 9 finishing 6th. The 2 qualifying heats resulted in a 4th place starting position for the RYCO 24•7 sprint car.
After a strong start, the RYCO 24•7 sprint car sat in 3rd place for most of the race. Matthew was able to move up one position bringing the RYCO 24•7 sprint car in for a 2nd place finish in Round One of the 2016 NZ Sprint Car Grand Prix.
McLeod takes Championship Podium in Sydney Finale
2015-12-15 12:03 by Admin
Gerard “Maverick” McLeod and the McLeod Racing team have ended the 2015 V8 Ute Championship placing in third position overall; ending the season on the streets of Sydney for the series decider.
The weekend started with the RYCO ROCKET in 10th position. McLeod had a blinding start off the line in Saturday’s Race 1, quickly slotting in front of fellow championship contender Adam Marjoram. McLeod then set his sights on Andrew Fisher in the Jesus Falcon passing him on lap 7 to finish 9th overall.
A reverse-grid in Race 2 saw McLeod start from pole position but was passed in on the opening lap. McLeod narrowly held onto 2nd position for the 9-lap race whilst holding off pressure from the field. The accumulation of the championship points leading into Sunday’s final race of the season saw McLeod in 5th position.
An early safety car period saw Race 3 shortened to a 5-lap sprint to the flag for the championship contenders. McLeod was in 6th position on track and 4th in the series points. On the 3rd and final lap of the race a heavy crash at turn 1 pushed the RYCO ROCKET into 3rd positon in the championship overall. McLeod battled hard to hold off a late charge by series champion Ryal Harris, crossing the line in 6th position to narrowly take 3rd in the series by only 1 point.
McLeod also took out the Most Improved Driver Award at the official V8 Ute end-of-season function. After a stand-out season McLeod and the McLeod Racing team have now set their sights on winning the 2016 Championship and continuing their strong form.
The East Coast Bull Bars V8 Ute Series will return in 2016 for the opening race at Adelaide’s CLIPSAL 500 for Round 1.
RYCO 24•7 New Zealand & Leversedge Motorsport
2015-11-15 11:11 by Admin
The RYCO 24•7 sprint car had a great night on Saturday at Raupuna speedway up against a big field of 19 other cars. The RYCO 24•7 car started middle of the grid in all three races to come away with a 2nd place in race one, 4th place in race two and 1st place in the main feature race of the night.
Mathew in the RYCO 24•7 car had to work hard in each race but drove smart all night to come away with the win in the 15 lap main feature race.
Well done to Mathew & the RYCO 24•7 Racing Team.
McLeod survives carnage for Gold Coast Podium
2015-10-29 11:11 by Admin
It’s been a busy 2 weeks for the McLeod Racing team completing both Round 6 and 7 of The East Coast Bull Bars V8ute Championship at Bathurst and the Gold Coast respectively.
The team survived the Bathurst weekend with a straight ute and a good haul of points. They finished 9th and remained 5th place overall for the round. Although the weekend did not bring the overall race results the team were looking for Gerard McLeod was pleased to come away from the weekend unscathed.
Round 7 of the Championship saw McLeod claim his third podium round result of the year with 3rd overall for the weekend on the streets of Surfers Paradise.
The weekend did not start ideally for the team with McLeod only managing the 12th fastest time during Friday afternoon’s all-important 20 minute qualifying session.
Friday afternoon saw the first of the weekend’s three 12 lap races and McLeod was keen to improve his position. An opening lap safety car period was needed as the RYCO ROCKET’s clutch started slipping. McLeod then went on to bring the number 50 ute home in 12th position limping across the finish line with very little drive and a salvaged finishing position.
A reverse grid for Race 2 saw McLeod lucky enough to start from pole position resulting in a commanding lead by turn 1. Despite two large multi-car accidents at turn 11 and 12 McLeod easily lead the field home for his 3rd race win for the season.
Race 3 saw the RYCO ROCKET start in 3rd position on points and McLeod did not disappoint, rocketing into 2nd position behind Ford’s Aaron Russell. After fierce multi-lap battles for poll position and despite a bent RHF suspension arm, McLeod pushed ahead to secure 5th position.
“What a great weekend…………… to come away from the weekend without a scratch on the car, still fifth in the championship, another race win and our third podium result for the year I couldn’t be happier” said a delighted McLeod.
The East Coast Bull Bars V8ute series now has a 5 week break and will return for the last round of the Championship on the first weekend of December. The race will be held in the streets of Sydney’s Homebush Olympic Park for the Sydney Telstra 400.
First round win for McLeod at Sandown
2015-09-17 09:30 by Admin
The weekend started poorly for the McLeod racing team, struggling to
find a good balance in the RYCO ROCKET during the two Friday practice sessions.
This continued into the all-important afternoon qualifying session where McLeod
could only manage 16th overall after being caught out by a badly
timed red flag period which was the first time the team had been outside the
Top-10 in over 7 rounds.
Saturday morning’s Race 1 saw McLeod get his usual blinding start and start making his way through the field with front running pace ending the 12 lap race in 8th outright and no damage on the ute.
Race 2 saw the top nine cars be inverted meaning McLeod would start on the front row of the grid next to Ford’s George Miedecke. McLeod bolted off the line and established an early lead however late race pressure came from Miedecke and contact was made with the back of the RYCO ROCKET which sent McLeod wide, resulting in Andrew Fisher taking the lead of the race on the final lap and McLeod having to settle for second.
McLeod started the third and final race of the weekend yet again from the front row of the grid. Another cracker of a start saw McLeod lead into turn one and establish an early and comfortable lead. A mid-race safety car period had little effect and McLeod went on to claim his second V8ute race win and first ever round victory to the delight of the whole RYCO Racing team.
McLeod now sits 5th overall in the V8ute championship standings and is only 12 points behind 3rd positioned David Sieders with three rounds of the championship remaining. The next round of the V8ute Racing series is at Mt Panorama Bathurst for the Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 on the 8-11 of October.
Visit the RYCO 24•7 USA team at the Chicago Franchise Expo
2015-09-09 06:18 by Admin
Please join RYCO 24•7 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois on October 9th and 10th at the Chicago Franchise Expo.
Bring along the free admission ticket to Booth 308. Your downloadable ticket gets you:
- Face to face discussions with North America's RYCO 24•7 Business Development Manager Alex Turner to discuss a business that will excite you.
- Pick up a RYCO 24•7 startup informational brochure.