1968 Alan Mann Racing

Gartrac founders David Bignold and Bill Payne first met in 1968 whilst working for Alan Mann Racing in Byfleet, Surrey. During their first year at Alan Mann Racing they worked under the former head of Ford Motorsport development; Len Bailey. They were part of a team of engineers that produced the Escort Mk1 Twin Cam which Australian racing driver Frank Gardner won the British saloon car championship in 1968.

Alan Mann 1968 Escort Mk1 Twin Cam

1968 Alan Mann Escort Mk1 Twin Cam

1968 Escort Mk1 watercolour by David Irving

1968 Escort Mk1 watercolour by David Irving