andy gilberg - Andy Gilberg

Tell us about the cars you love to drive

1972 Lotus Europa twincam; 1969 March 693 (the first March – it has a 1 liter Cosworth MAE engine); 1972 Royale RP-20 (Royale’s only monocoque F2 car – it has a 2 liter Cosworth BDG engine); 1977 March 761B (Formula 1 car – Alex Ribeiro and later Arturo Merzario’s 1977 F1 car – 3 liter Cosworth DFV engine); 1987 March 87C (Indy car – qualified 33 by Steve Chassey in 1987 – 2.65 liter turbocharged Cosworth DFX engine); 1974 March 741 or 74A chassis (in pieces and identity unknown – it has a Zakspeed 2.1 liter turbo engine for Formula 5000 or F Libre).

Have you ever been trained to drive?

7 years SCCA National and pro Formula Ford experience 1971-79; 10 years of SVRA and HSR racing 1998-present; 1 International FIA race in England 2004; 3 Bondurant Advanced Road Racing Schools – Phoenix; 1 Barber Advanced Road Racing School – Sebring; 1 Panoz Advanced Road Racing School – Atlanta. 

What do you do for a living?

I am a mechanical engineer and the general manager of Teknacon, an engineering consulting company.

Where do you live?

I live in Kennesaw and Gainesville Georgia.

How do you use your membership? Business? Pleasure?

I plan to use the membership to get as many practice miles as possible. 

What do you like most about AMP

The track is going to become a legend, if it sticks to the current design. There are few tracks in the US that approaches it in terms of terrain and I love terrain. I want to keep my racing skills tuned up.