Valley Motorsports Park Designer – Alan Wilson
Alan has worked on all sides of auto racing. He was a national level competitor in car and motorcycle racing, a racing columnist for a national daily newspaper, and a team owner prior to his entry into motor sport design, operation, and management. He holds bachelor and post-graduate degrees in business administration and commerce.
Alan Wilson is an internationally recognized race facility designer and development consultant, who has designed and built 18 race tracks and consulted or designed several others that are still in various stages of development.
With extensive experience gained at more than 160 race tracks in 16 countries over a period of 36 years, Alan Wilson brings a unique perspective to the business of motor sport at all levels of the industry. His innovative and cost effective designs, safety development programs, combined with his creativity and experience in developing events, race series, corporate programs and promotional opportunities have contributed to the success of many racing programs world wide.
Experienced in both European and North American spheres of racing, he is one of very few managers to have operated major international events for World Championship Formula One and Endurance Sports Cars and for Indy Cars, IMSA GTP, SCCA Trans-Am and for International Motorcycle races. He was on the Board of Directors of England's largest track operating company and has operated major events both as facility and event CEO. Alan has also been the Race Director of international and national racing series' and was the Chief Steward for a major North American single seater championship. He continues as a Safety Consultant and Track Safety Inspector for the Sports Car Club of America.
The following is a short list representing a few of Alan's awards:
- Awarded the 1982 FOCA Award for the best organized Formula One Grand Prix of 1982. (Brands Hatch Race Circuit)
- Awarded the 1998 George G Sniveley MD Memorial Award by the SCCA for Outstanding Contribution to Safety in Motorsports
- A member of the Board of Directors for SCCA Pro-Racing