The motor sport and special vehicles sector requires high performance products, technical support, quick response and the ability to meet deadlines. The company is proud of its products, its flexibility, technical expertise and responsiveness to customer demands.

Alan Docking - Managing Director

The motor sport and special vehicles sector requires high performance products, technical support, quick response and the ability to meet deadlines. The company is proud of its products, its flexibility, technical expertise and responsiveness to customer demands.

Alan Docking - Managing Director

The motor sport and special vehicles sector requires high performance products, technical support, quick response and the ability to meet deadlines. The company is proud of its products, its flexibility, technical expertise and responsiveness to customer demands.

Alan Docking - Managing Director

The motor sport and special vehicles sector requires high performance products, technical support, quick response and the ability to meet deadlines. The company is proud of its products, its flexibility, technical expertise and responsiveness to customer demands.

Alan Docking - Managing Director

welcome

Docking Engineering is one of the worlds leading suppliers of racing radiators, oil coolers, charge air coolers and motorsport fabrications. 

We supply teams, manufacturers and individuals with a wide range of products including engine oil tanks, foam filled fuel tanks and precision fabrications.
A wide range of heat exchangers and coolers are available for virtually any race car or special vehicle application. Radiators and coolers can be produced in either tube and fin or bar and plate construction, they can be supplied as complete units or as basic cores if required.

In addition to our racing coolers the company also offers a complete custom radiator and fabrication service to the UAV, experimental aircraft and special vehicle industries. We manufacture and supply aircraft fuel and oil tanks as well as engine mounting frames and lightweight specialist fabrications.

Docking Engineering is committed to delivering the very best  products and services possible by utilising the most cost effective and imaginative solutions to engineering problems.

Alan Docking - Managing Director

About us

Alan Docking is a name synonymous with motorsport. Over the course of a career spanning three decades, Alan has raced at the highest competitive level in single-seaters, touring cars, world sports cars and the A1 Grand Prix World Cup. In 1984, Docking and Co. Ltd formed Docking Engineering to design and develop a range of aluminium cooling products and fabricated parts specifically to meet the extreme demands of motorsport and special vehicle customers. Docking Engineering is literally at the heart of British Motorsport, situated directly on site at Silverstone Circuit. It is here we design and develop a wide range of high-spec, performance equipment for the motorsport, defence, UAV and aviation industries.

Measuring our success

Docking Engineering products can be found in cars winning the World Sportscar and World Rally Championships, classics racing in the Le Mans 24-hour, Daytona, the Indy 500 and the Paris to Dakar rally. Docking is truly at the beating heart of motorsport. Whether you are part of a world-leading race team, a manufacturer, a smaller team or an individual race fanatic, we provide the exact same, exceptional level of service. We are the manufacturer to speak to if you compete and are serious about winning.

Our Services

Docking Engineering provides full cooling system design and manufacture to a basic radiator core block. Our service is truly bespoke, so we can supply you with anything you need, tailored specifically to your performance goals. Currently, we produce some of the most efficient cooling products on the market, made possible by years of expertise and our exceptional technical partner relationships. Accredited to ISO9001, with certified welders to CAA and AWS standards, we can manufacture most types of component. If you have a drawing you need us to work to, or you require expert advice on system and product design, we can help. Docking Engineering has an enviable reputation for good reason; we are cost-effective and we provide innovative, bespoke products that meet and often exceed customer expectations. If you need the edge, speak to Docking Engineering today.

Products & Services

turbo intercoolers

turbo intercoolers

Both tube and fin or bar and plate intercoolers are available, the units can be produced to any size to suit any installation. Our fin and tube cores have internal porting to ensure maximum heat transfer and strength, bar and plate cores can be accurately tuned to meet the specific characteristics of the engine and turbo system.

turbo intercoolers

Both tube and fin or bar and plate intercoolers are available, the units can be produced to any size to suit any installation. Our fin and tube cores have internal porting to ensure maximum heat transfer and strength, bar and plate cores can be accurately tuned to meet the specific characteristics of the engine and turbo system.

water cooled charge coolers

water cooled charge coolers

Where installation restrictions do not allow customers to fit a conventional air-cooled intercooler we can supply a water-cooled alternative. Providing improved location of the cooler and reduced inlet pipework. Suitable for everything from track day specials to supercars.

water cooled charge coolers

Where installation restrictions do not allow customers to fit a conventional air-cooled intercooler we can supply a water-cooled alternative. Providing improved location of the cooler and reduced inlet pipework. Suitable for everything from track day specials to supercars.

water radiators

water radiators

Made to order using our standard or specialist cores to suit your application. Both tube and fin or bar and plate cores are available with a choice of tube and fin pitches. We can produce cores with a flow length of up to one metre in a variety of height, depth and tube combinations. Having manufactured radiators for classic to modern F1.

water radiators

Made to order using our standard or specialist cores to suit your application. Both tube and fin or bar and plate cores are available with a choice of tube and fin pitches. We can produce cores with a flow length of up to one metre in a variety of height, depth and tube combinations. Having manufactured radiators for classic to modern F1.

oil/water heat exchangers

oil/water heat exchangers

Where the use of a conventional air to oil cooler is unsuitable for aerodynamic or installation reasons, we can supply specialist liquid to liquid heat exchangers to your requirements.

oil/water heat exchangers

Where the use of a conventional air to oil cooler is unsuitable for aerodynamic or installation reasons, we can supply specialist liquid to liquid heat exchangers to your requirements.

oil coolers

oil coolers

A vast range of standard or specialist oil coolers are available, from the simple matrix cooler to a complex fin and tube or bar and plate unit. Coolers can be designed for engine, gearbox and hydraulic oil applications. Used in classic motorbikes to superbikes.

oil coolers

A vast range of standard or specialist oil coolers are available, from the simple matrix cooler to a complex fin and tube or bar and plate unit. Coolers can be designed for engine, gearbox and hydraulic oil applications. Used in classic motorbikes to superbikes.

press tool & jig design

press tool & jig design

In many cases we are required to produce accurate and complex tank shapes for customers, if required we can offer a complete press tool and fixture design / manufacturing service.

press tool & jig design

In many cases we are required to produce accurate and complex tank shapes for customers, if required we can offer a complete press tool and fixture design / manufacturing service.

ancillary products

ancillary products

• Aluminium oil and fuel tanks • Aluminium water pipes • high pressure filler caps • Spal cooling fans • electric engine water pumps • Pipe connectors and weld-on fittings and adapters • Aluminium radiator repairs • Aluminium core supply

ancillary products

• Aluminium oil and fuel tanks • Aluminium water pipes • high pressure filler caps • Spal cooling fans • electric engine water pumps • Pipe connectors and weld-on fittings and adapters • Aluminium radiator repairs • Aluminium core supply

special products

uav & aviation products

In addition to our motorsport work the company produces components for a number of aviation customers

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uav & aviation products

In addition to our motorsport work the company produces components for a number of aviation customers

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docking engineering

Unit 15 Silverstone Circuit
Silverstone, Northants, NN12 8TL
United Kingdom

T: +44 (0) 1327 857164

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