Chainsaw Race

The Chainsaw race is a timed competition, the fastest competitor being the winner. Please see rules.

Chainsaw Race 2021 - Results

Congratulations to Wayne Woolgar. 

Once again, the first prize was very kindly donated by DM Chainsaws Ltd. www.dmchainsaws.co.uk

1st Place – Wayne Woolgar with a time of 6.97 seconds winning the STIHL Chainsaw and his name on the trophy

2nd Place – Simon Lillywhite with a time of 7.06 seconds 

3rd Place Phillip Collins with a time of 7.31 seconds 

Chainsaw Race 2018 – Results

Congratulations to Simon Lillywhite. 

Once again, the first prize was very kindly donated by DM Chainsaws Ltd. www.dmchainsaws.co.uk

1st Place went to Simon Lillywhite with a time of 10.28 seconds winning the STIHL Chainsaw and his name on the trophy

2nd Place went to Eddie Wood with a time of 10.47 seconds

3rd Place went to Wayne Woolgar with a time of 10.53 seconds

Chainsaw Race 2016 – Results

Congratulations to Wayne Woolgar

Again, first prize kindly donated by DM Chainsaws Ltd. www.dmchainsaws.co.uk

1st Place Wayne Woolgar with a time of 6.45 seconds, winning the Husqvarna chainsaw and his name on the trophy

2nd Place Simon Lillywhite with a time of 6.91 seconds

3rd Place Gavin Boatswain with a time of 8.33 seconds

Chain Saw Race Champions Wests Wood Fair

Chainsaw Race 2014 – Results

Congratulations to Simon Lillywhite 

First prize kindly donated by DM Chainsaws Ltd. www.dmchainsaws.co.uk

1st Place went to Simon Lillywhite with a time of 9.19 seconds winning the STIHL Chainsaw

2nd Place went to Kevin Lillywhite with a time of 9.69 seconds

3rd Place went to Henry of Adams Axemen with a time of 10.06 seconds

Chainsaw Race Rules

The event is open to men and women over the age of 18 years and the Entry Fee is £5.00 payable on the day. COMPETITORS HAVE TO SIGN A DISCLAIMER BEFORE STARTING THE EVENT.

In order to enter the Chainsaw Race, you must be fully trained or be able to display adequate experience and competence using a chainsaw. A fully trained chainsaw user will be supervising the competition, and will stop the participation of any competitors who he/she does not have confidence in.

This is a TIMED EVENT which starts with saws running on the sound of the horn and finishes when the saw has completed the last cut. THE JUDGES DECISION IS FINAL.

  1. A distance of 6 ins is marked on the timber in which 3 full slices are cut with no run off and the unbroken line marker has to still be visible right around the timber at the finish.
  2. There is no limit to the size of the Saw but it has to be operated by 1 person only.
  3. Competitors are required to supply and wear all necessary safety clothing.
  4. COMPETITORS ARE  NOT ALLOWED TO BE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR DRUGS.