RTN Vacuum pumps and racing


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RTN Clayton Vallely Limited, located in Barnsley in the north of England, manufactures vacuum tankers that are delivered worldwide. On the tanker trucks, RTN uses Sunfab's hydraulic pumps and motors to operate vacuum pumps and other hydraulic components for many years.

RTN are one of the leading manufacturers of vacuum tankers in the UK and order books are full for the next 12 months. Sunfab's certified distributor VHS Hydraulic Components Ltd has been an important supplier of hydraulic equipment and systems for RTN for many years.

RTN Vacuum tanker
RTN Vacuum tanker.

Sunfab SVH pump
Sunfab SVH variable pump mounted.

John Newell, CEO of RTN Clayton Vallely is also a keen truck racing driver. Over the first weekend in November, John raced in the final races of the British Truck Racing Championship season at the Brands Hatch Circuit in England. The truck that John drives nicknamed Winnie, is a custom-built MAN with 1100 BHP and weighs 5.3 tonnes. The truck is built from scratch with the help and expertise of Stefan Honens Racing Services and MAN.

VHS Hydraulic Components Ltd is also a sponsor for John in his competition at BTRC.

John Newell's racing history so far:

1999 Division 2 Rookie of The Year.
2000 Division 2 Champion.
2018 Started competing in BTRC (British Truck Racing Championships) with a brand-new truck.
2019 Finished in 3rd place overall in the BTRC championship.