We have been supplying brakes and brake components to top level teams and constructors since 1983. Alcon components have been fitted to championship winning cars in all major branches of the sport.
Racing brake engineering specialist, John Moore, takes job as MD at Alexander Controls Ltd. He is then approached by Audi Sport to make brakes for Group B Quattro. Later that year, Alexander Controls designs its first performance disc brakes and calipers. In 1984 Stig Blomqvist wins Driver’s and Manufacturer’s World Rally Championships using Audi A2 and S1 on Alcon brakes .
Alcon’s first Formula One World Championship application for the Beatrice-Haas F1 team in the Ford powered THL2.
Audi Sport showed absolute dominance winning all 7 national Touring Car championships around the world, all on Alcon brakes.
Alcon becomes official supplier of IndyCar® road course brake calipers and rotors and ran within the series for 6 consecutive years.
Alcon offers the World's largest production brake package, a Carbon Ceramic Upgrade for the Bentley Continental GT. 8 piston Mono-bloc aluminium caliper, 420mm diameter disc - the world’s largest OE brake at launch.
Alcon becomes sole supplier of braking systems for the FIA Formula E Championship and ran within the series for 4 consecutive years. Alcon designed, manufactured and supplied the full foundation braking system. This includes master cylinders, brake calipers, disc bells, and carbon discs.
Kyle Busch claims victory in the Monster Energy NASCAR Sprint Cup race at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Busch brought his Alcon-equipped, Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota home 1.5 seconds ahead of his nearest rival and with it is crowned the 2015 NASCAR Champion.
Sebastien Ogier wins his third WRC title and Volkswagen win Manufacturers title, giving Alcon 18 driver’s championships and 15 manufacturer’s titles in the 20 years to 2016.
Alcon completed the first stage of an investment program in US brake specialists Pro-System Inc. The deal consists of Alcon taking a substantial stake in the well-known NC based brake business Pro-System Inc which will pave the way to a considerable expansion of both Alcon’s and Pro-System’s business in the US.
Alcon wins contracts with Aston Martin Racing, Bentley Motorsport, and McLaren Racing for their GT Championship programs. Their GT cars are equipped with Alcon's first ever pedal box (PBA800) and Alcon braking systems.
Alcon wins prestigious MIA Business of the Year award, at the 25th anniversary Business Excellence Awards at the NEC Birmingham.