Whitehouse Scientific’s intrepid MD hits the rally trail again

04:21 EDT 8 May 2013 | BioPortfolio

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7 May 2013; Chester, UK:  Whitehouse Scientific’s Managing Director Jamie Storey will swap his office chair for a seat in the pace car of a very special rally for his latest expedition. On 28 June the Army Cadet Force Officer will head off on his very own 3-day, 1000 mile ‘Boom Banger Rally’ across France. Billed as ‘the challenge of taking a car which has seen better days on a journey across Europe to fulfill its destiny’, the event begins in Rouen and follows a route that takes in France, Switzerland, Italy and Monaco, finishing in Nice.

“After successfully completing two banger rallies in the past I wanted to have a go at organising my own ” said Jamie. “In 2008 it was the Mongol Rally which involved taking a car under 1000cc more than 8000 miles to Ulaan Baatar the Capital of Mongolia. This time we’re not going so far, but the car has to be worth less than £250 – and there’ll be some fun and interesting challenges to complete along the way!”

Teams will be embracing the request for ‘pimped’ cars and fancy dress and will be competing fiercely for the first prize of £1000, plus the all important trophy and medals. See details at

The ‘Boom Banger Rally’ is the latest in a long line of adventures, which have included trekking to the Everest base camp, taking the Machu Picchu Inca trail in Peru and braving the snows of Saskatchewan, Canada, with TV Presenter and Survival Expert Ray Mears. Fortunately the day job tends to be a little less hazardous!

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Caption: Whitehouse Scientific’s Managing Director Jamie Storey and his team during the Mongol Rally in 2008

Whitehouse Scientific’s Managing Director Jamie Storey

About Whitehouse Scientific
Whitehouse Scientific is a leading producer of glass microspheres for calibration and is the highest ranking European certification laboratory for primary methods of particle size analysis. The company’s standards cover all particle sizing techniques including laser diffraction, Coulter methods, optical sizing, sieve calibration and image analysis. Most of these reference materials are NIST-traceable. They range in size from 0.1 micron to 5.0 millimetres and are available as single sizes or broad distribution standards. In addition, Whitehouse offers a unique calibration procedure for NIST-traceable measurement of filter apertures between 3 and 1000 microns, and also produces general purpose research grade microspheres.

Whitehouse Scientific has been producing calibration microspheres for more than 30 years. Founder and managing director Dr Graham Rideal is a past chairman of The Filtration Society, and is now active as its Science Correspondent. He is a member of the 'Editorial Advisory Board' for Filtration News Magazine, USA.

For press information, please contact:
Luke Newman, Kapler Communications
Phoenix House, Phoenix Park,
Eaton Socon, Cambridgeshire, PE19 8EP, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1480 471059  Fax: +44 (0)1480 471069

Company contact:
Dr Graham Rideal, CEO
Whitehouse Scientific Ltd, Whitchurch Road, Waverton
Chester CH3 7PB, UK
Tel: +44 (0) 1244 332626; Fax: +44 (0) 1244 335098


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